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Work is not bad
Associate, Market Data, RiskMetrics® RiskManager (Current Employee) –  Norman, OKDecember 13, 2015
Good worklife balance bad for future job security
Direct managers are good but upper management is all messed up
everyday they come up with some experiment that eventually fails but in the process causes some mental stress
Pros
work life balance
Cons
Senior Management
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game room, fear, flexible, turnover
associate (Current Employee) –  Norman, OKOctober 31, 2015
There is a game room, foosball tables, and fun day every year. Flexible schedule and Working from home is OK. Good first job for new grads. The CEO is completely out of touch. The focus is on sending everything to India. I've never worked at a place with a higher turn over. Also, the only place I've seen where promotions are a bad thing. It works like this. They give you a new job with a much higher level of responsibility during the review period - but since raises only happen once / yr., you don't get your raise until the next promotions announcement, and then they say (every yr) "We just can't afford to give raises this year". It's unfortunately even worse for women. They don't like or respect women at all and don't really have any women in upper positions (well, maybe one) - so all the good ones have left. It's a technology company that has terrible technology leadership and terrible security. The application management team fights with everyone. Management is afraid for their jobs - so they rule with an iron fist and everybody throws everybody under the bus. The office is stressful, and the team is running scared all the time with managers who abuse people, yell at them, keep them from succeeding, and work them day and night (and holidays). If you have experience, it is a terrible place to work. If you're looking for your first job as a new grad and you don't know what the rest of the world looks like, you can last a few years. Women typically don't last long.
Pros
Relaxed dress code; game room; wok from home
Cons
Bad for women and experienced people - very high turnover
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The Job Life
Senior Respite (Former Employee) –  Burton, MIOctober 19, 2015
Well to sum it all up it was the time being . it was paying a good wage when I was in vocational schooling . Now I'm currently looking for something I went to school for which is Dental Assistant .
Pros
Good Benefits and decent hours
Cons
i was through a family care program
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Sr. Infrastructure Engineer (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 17, 2015
Great Company to work for. Excellent benefits and located in the financial district. Easy to commute to and accessible to many restaurants and businesses.
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Challenging
QA Automation Engineer (Current Employee) –  Rockville, MDMay 20, 2014
It is a challenging and demanding environment. There are high demands and you have to be able to perform in a timely manner. Management is there to support you, and everyone gets a long well.
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great
Business Strategy & Development Officer (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJune 10, 2013
great place to work. high recommend to any and all potential applicants.
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Smart organization trying to figure out how to be a medium-to-large size company
Vice President (Former Employee) –  Berkeley, CAApril 2, 2013
• Flexible work schedule as long as you get your work done and stay on track/task.
• Very collaborative environment where people are more than willing to help each other.
• A good place for people relatively junior in their career, but not a place to make a career - limited opportunity for upward mobility and career development/training (was beginning to improve, but long way to go).
• Operational plan & budget held at highest levels of the organization - Executive Directors and VPs have very limited budget decision making authority.
• Top two guys come from investment banking culture/background, not a software/services background - has a very large impact on how the organization is managed.
Pros
smart, collaborative people.
Cons
senior management manages to short-term and bottom-line regardless of value.
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Friendly environment
Global services analyst (Current Employee) –  Rockville, MDMarch 20, 2013
Pleasant co workers with charming attitude, entertaining activities
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Great place
Corporate Governance Analyst (Former Employee) –  Rockville, MDAugust 28, 2012
This is a great place to work for. Very seasonal in nature, as it gets very busy during proxy season. You will have a very slow periods of time, and you will have insanely busy times. In the end it evens out. You will be working with a great group of people.
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