Corning Reviews

Updated 9 Jul 2020

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3.8
77%
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80%
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Corning Chairman and CEO Wendell P. Weeks
Wendell P. Weeks
380 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very good work environment for work life balance(in 59 reviews)

  • "Provides professional growth, great benefits, safe work environment, supportive and smart coworkers(in 47 reviews)

Cons
  • "Small town, can be a little parochial(in 43 reviews)

  • "Hope you weren't looking for achieving work life balance by working out at lunch; there's no gym and limited showers(in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Commercial team"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Corning full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible work hours. Accessible management. Some mobility and flexibility to change function/business/geography within Corning Inc.

    Cons

    Slow career movement. "Unique" culture. Slow decision and Corning US central decision. Poor working hours for some commercial teams. Product or Technology experience at Corning is difficult to carry over to outside opportunities

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  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Safety Coordinator in Wilmington, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Corning full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary for the area.

    Cons

    Management can be poor at times. Prone to lay-offs

  3. "Nice work environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Product Line Manager in Tewksbury, MA

    I have been working at Corning full-time

    Pros

    Innovative work environment, good work life balance

    Cons

    Very silo'd org, lack of diversity

  4. "Outstanding Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Corning is at the forefront of technological innovation

    Cons

    Current global conditions have impacted the ability to grow at this time

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company, tough hours"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fiber Processor in Wilmington, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Compensation, health care, colleagues, number of days off, great upper management

    Cons

    Swing shift, bad attitudes from few employees, poor quality supervisors

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  6. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Demand Planner in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place to work, in general

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say at this time

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  7. "Sr Architecture Analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Architecture Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very good opportunities to learn new technologies

    Cons

    None that I was aware of.

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Corning, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome pay, time off, great atmosphere.

    Cons

    Phone would always ring even in the night.

  9. "Nice environment but odd org chart"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Equipment Engineer in Taichung
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time

    Pros

    Big company to learn a lot and many btween opportunity.

    Cons

    Org had been changed too often from 2019-2020. It had changed for 4 times within Taiwan years.

  10. "Stable Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner in Fairport, NY
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Corning full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Comprehensive benefits, locations all over the world

    Cons

    Unless you have friends in high places, you are a number.

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