Public Consulting Group Employee Reviews

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Training and Education (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAJuly 17, 2018
Management is terrible. Misogynistic, calling women clients derogatory curse words, playing favorites and gossiping. Raises and bonuses are based on performance but promotions are not.
Working from home was nice, and they had a generous travel expense and internet cost allowance.
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Not a good place to work
Employment Training Advisor Supervisor (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAJuly 6, 2018
Management were always complain about nothing, working extra hours every day with no overtime, never listen to the employee and so many other things. the only thing that I liked there is the culture life.
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Stay away
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAJuly 2, 2018
Yep, STAY AWAY...Unless you are desperate. 'Nuff said?
No upward mobility, and low pay is the norm for the operations sector.
The salesmen and managers do move up, and they do make good money, especially the managers.
Pros
Bonus twice each year, some great people to work with, decent leave policy.
Cons
Everything about this company is in need of tear down and rebuild, Management is made up of hand picked cronies, Management = a bunch of cowboys, Ever hear of " herding cats? You'll get lots of practice here.
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Ability to telecommute
Senior Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  VAJune 18, 2018
Overall, depending on your position, you can work from home at times. Gained a lot of knowledge while working there but could be very chaotic at times.
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Needs More Diversity and Inclusion
Client Mentor (Current Employee) –  San Diego CAJune 18, 2018
I think that this company means well but seems to be fairly new at communication and consistency in implementing policies. A marked lack of fairness.
Pros
They try to help the community
Cons
Too top down
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Not for outside the box thinkers
Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  Raleigh, NCMay 8, 2018
PCG looks to support process maintenance and not process Improvement. They prefer to maintain the status quo and to not improve upon what already exists. I am not sure if this is only internal to the team that I work with or applies to multiple other teams with the company but I am speaking from experience just from my area. If you have your Six Sigma certification, this is not the company for you. Unfortunately you will not be able to use this skill set in your day-to-day work activities. The expectation is that you were available to work additional hours because of the current process. Process Improvement would eliminate the need for additional hours with employees as well as the need for additional employees but I think there is a sense of fear in working with contracts with government agencies that prevents moving toward process Improvement. There is little to no communication from management.
Pros
Occasional free lunches, pay is ok
Cons
Long hours expected, very poor communication from management
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It was something alright
Sys Admin (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAApril 4, 2018
Working at PCG is similar to walking into a burning building without the firemens bunker gear or self-contained breathing apparatus. You know its a bad idea and do it anyways. It doesn't hit you that there's no way out until you're in the middle of the burning building with no way out. ...................
Pros
Pays well
Cons
Poor leadership
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Excellent opportunities for someone willing to work hard
Manager (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAMarch 14, 2018
PCG is an amazing place to work but not without its flaws. I had incredible opportunities and was able to grow and take on exciting work. You do work hard. Work/life balance is not great and while you are paid very well at higher levels, that is not true at lower and entry levels. Most co-workers are terrific and work hard.
Pros
Generous vacation
Cons
Little time to take vacation
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Lots of good people, good benefits, leadership was lacking
Manager of Delivery Service Team (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXMarch 6, 2018
It was a good place to work, Lots of good people but management had some issues. Leadership had problems with direction and motivating its teams. Mangement was hit and miss. Somedays they were ready and had plans and direction but then would disappear.
Lots of potential in a company.
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Claims Specialist (Former Employee) –  El Cajon, CAFebruary 8, 2018
A typical day, in my role, was to process payments. Management did not always know what the staff did on a day to day basis. The hardest part was competition and lack of communication.
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Day to day
Medicaid Claims Supervisor/Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Nashville, TNJanuary 30, 2018
PCG was a pretty good place to work. Parking is very expensive, however, you can park at Nissan stadium and shuttle to the building. Otherwise, it will run about 150+ per month
Pros
Good pay
Cons
No Parking
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Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  SeaTac, WAJanuary 22, 2018
Job in general is a hard job not easy they want you to do a lot and having you know everything but they don't give enough time to practice and the supervisor was a really not friendly and not nice person.
Pros
non
Cons
people rude and not friendly at all never work there
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Awful
Case Management Specialist (Current Employee) –  Chula Vista, CA 91911January 2, 2018
This place is not a great place to work at. Management is terrible and so is vacation time, not to mention work ethics of this place are completely unseen.
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Toxic environment
Accounts Payable (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAJanuary 1, 2018
Management is extremely disconnected and are focused on issues that have nothing to do with the company mission. There is blatant racism and favoritism. Unethical business practices along with excessive use of company funds for personal use. Horrible work environment.
Pros
Good location
Cons
Unethical business practices
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The company seemingly practiced some degree of discrimination
Program Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALDecember 21, 2017
I was quite dissatisfied with PCG upon hire. They seemed to be dismissive towards employee concerns and combative when asked about unfair treatment. Ultimately, I would not recommend this company as a suitable place of employment.
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Productive busy workplace
Data Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Charlotte, NCDecember 10, 2017
Very busy
various cultures
great management
learned various things
Great place to work at
worked in various excels sheets
Worked with 6 school districts
Pros
free lunches, potlucks
Cons
healthcare
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Unprofessional management and nasty mean coworkers.
Collections Specialist (Former Employee) –  Tallahassee, FLDecember 9, 2017
Very toxic environment.
I was bullied. Management didn't want to get involved and at the end threaten the victim to get fired if a new incident happened. I was let go without no reason at all. I was making more money for the company than my peers and EVERYONE knew it, including management.
When a client asked to speak to a supervisor, the supervisor WILL NOT pick up the call and will tell YOU to handle it. AND also we were instructed to say that we didn't have a supervisor, which made clients even more upset with us.
If you didn't kiss Management you-know- what, you were a target. Supervisor was very condescending and sarcastic.
Worse experience I've ever had in a job.
Coworkers were rude, mean and nasty.
There were no friendly good mornings.
The pay was good, but I didn't see myself anyway staying in such a toxic and unhealthy environment.
Pros
Good pay
Cons
Everything
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very fun company great pay
Consultant (Former Employee) –  Boston, MADecember 3, 2017
The work day consists of answering phones processing checks setting up payment arrangements
Patients with clients
Management was very understanding
Very diverse
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Terrible Management
Lead Claims Developer (Current Employee) –  Springfield, ILNovember 30, 2017
Management is terrible. Have had MANY employees leave due to this very reason and can't maintain staffing. Great company bad manager. It's a shame the company has lost so many AMAZING employees due to management. Complaints have been filed, nothing is done.
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Benefits
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Management
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No work/life balance
Healthcare Compliance Investigator (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHNovember 29, 2017
Expectations exceed the allotted time to complete the work, so employees work more hours than paid.
Upper management doesn't know how employees are treated. But when notified, management takes no action to better the hostile workplace.
If time off is taken, employees are required to make up the backlog of work.
Pros
Bonuses
Cons
No work/life balance. Negative environment.
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