Workbridge Associates – Billerica, MA
An IT company located in north of the city is looking for a Systems Administrator to add to their growing team. They need this Systems Administrator… Glassdoor
Workbridge Associates – Philadelphia, PA
Our client, a consulting company in Boston, is hiring for a CCIE Routing & Switching Engineer to join their company and support a client in… Glassdoor
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I have been working at Workbridge Associates full-time for less than a yearPros
You will learn the basics of sales and recruiting *very* quickly.
Co-workers are super personable, genuinely nice people.
Ample opportunity to advance quickly if you can pull it off.Cons
The biggest con is that you are paid hourly and upper management actively discourages employees from clocking all of their working hours in an effort to minimize overtime pay. Even though you're pulling 10-hour days at the office on average, you are *expected* to do a minimum of 1-2 additional hours worth of work every night and on weekends *at home*, for which do not pay you. It's really not fair to not get paid for all of your work.
The work environment itself is quite stressful - it's a full desk recruiting role, and balancing time between clients and candidates is difficult (hence logging 10 hour days on average).
Micro-managing was also a huge issue - I would get a disproportional amount of negative feedback literally every time I made even the smallest mistake, which made the work environment more stressful than I felt it needed to be.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Revise the compensation structure to account for such long hours. While long hours are definitely the norm for any sales job, you should really transition employees to salary pay if you don't want to compensate employees for overtime. Increase the starting salary to boot - $32K is not enough to survive for 6 months.
Tone down the micro-management and boiler-room sales environment. The pressure in the bull pen is way too high to focus and get anything done with any level of confidence.Doesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookDisapproves of CEO