Polaris Management Partners

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Polaris Management Partners Reviews

Updated May 27, 2014
Updated May 27, 2014
15 Reviews

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15 Reviews
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    Software Developer

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    Former Employee - Software Developer  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Software Developer in New York, NY

    I worked at Polaris Management Partners full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Fun place to work
    - Fun committee
    - Management is constantly working on process improvement.
    - Good learning opportunity and pay.

    Cons

    - There is no work life balance, since extra/weekend work is often.
    - There is always dirty politics going on, which makes two part of the company, business and technology. People waste time and energy in fighting within company to justify themselves, so there is no "one company" spirit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thanks for constant effort to improve process. Make the company one team, current incentives making people fight/compete within a company (it makes work stressful)

    Recommends
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    Great Compensation, great overall experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Polaris Management Partners

    Pros

    Compensation, Benefits, people and opportunity

    Cons

    Strict on work/life balance, keeping teams in the loop, and cross shadowing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a way to keep everyone knowledgeable of each others work load and job roles

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Growing Company with A Lot of Opportunity to Learn and Grow

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    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Polaris Management Partners full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1. Lots of opportunity to learn and grow as a project manager, salesman, technology lead, functional lead, product lead, etc...
    2. Exposure to top-level executives and full transparency from sales through implementation.
    3. Complete accountability and ownership of your role, career, and project success.

    Cons

    1. Polaris is undergoing a lot of growing pains with business process and responsibility changes.
    2. Most likely will work late hours when its crunch time on projects, but the team is usually appropriately awarded for commitment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not applicable right now. Currently management does a very good job of listening to senior employee concerns and adjusting business processes to accomodate.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Overall good experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Polaris Management Partners

    Pros

    People are the best assets of this company. Most individuals are qualified and work very hard. Anyone willing to learn will get exposure to diferrent type of projects

    Cons

    Lack of recognition for most of employees

    Recommends
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    Gain consulting experience quickly

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    Current Employee - Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Polaris Management Partners

    Pros

    Small firm which allows exposure to clients and have a lot of responsibilities at an early stage. Large room for upward mobility if asked for.

    Cons

    Not a lot of training involved at the company. People are expected to learn on their own and aren't given a lot of guidance unless asked for explicitly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to perform a better job during the hiring process to set expectations of the work/ life balance. Others become very frustrated while when the workload seems to be consistently more than expected.

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