Allegis Group
3.6 of 5 50 reviews
www.allegisgroup.com Hanover, MD 5000+ Employees

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Updated Mar 29, 2014

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Michael (Mike) Salandra

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76% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Most people are great to work with"
    in 6 reviews
  • "Expectations and standards are high but that makes it a great place to work as you strive to be the best"
    in 5 reviews
Cons:
  • "Sometimes it feels like meetings are your job rather than doing development"
    in 2 reviews
  • "Work-life balance can get affected"
    in 2 reviews
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Excellent organization, good company structure, great people.

Business Development (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at Allegis Group full-time for more than 3 years

ProsPeople, pay and work challenges

ConsPolitics can get in the way of progress

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate career paths and remove stigmatism of only want young college grds and hire experienced tenured people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Monkey really loving on a football

Dealer Account Representative (Former Employee)
Saint Louis, MO

I worked at Allegis Group full-time for less than a year

ProsNone that I can think of, this translates to MarketSource whom I worked for under the parent company Allegis Group

ConsHR & Benefits is beyond a joke, when you talk to them it's like a deer in headlights!!!

Advice to Senior ManagementInstead of just collecting money for hiring us out actually be professional at every step and verify it. We begged for your MANDATORY orientation, IT NEVER TOOK PLACE...

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Allegis is very employee focused and forward thinking in their development of a team environment

RPO (Former Employee)

I worked at Allegis Group full-time for more than a year

ProsRPO group was approachable, helpful, and passionate about their roles. They have excellent benefits as you would expect from a large company yet the senior management seems like a smaller company from their support and encouragement of employees. They train and mentor their staff well so you are well positioned to grow your career if you're still green.

ConsI really enjoyed working for Allegis. Pay was about average. Sometimes it can be difficult to be onsite at client but not a client employee but that's how the RPO is successful.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the training and team building and stay open to alternative ideas that may fill your roles. Sometimes a great fit for the team or client is not the type you had in mind. Try more telecommuniting single moms or senior folks that will trade the stress of their current job for your great work environment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Decent legal staffing through InsideEdge brand

Contract Attorney (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

I have been working at Allegis Group full-time for less than a year

Prosnice staff. were able to find me a job

Consseem more intent/able to find temp work than permanent/salaried with benefits work.

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A Great Place to Work

Supervisor (Current Employee)
Baltimore, MD

I have been working at Allegis Group full-time for more than 10 years

ProsIf you are new to the employment world, Allegis Group is a great place to start your adventure. You will pick up basic skills that will help you throughout your professional career.

ConsYou can easily find yourself stagnant and not exploring great opportunities beyond the Allegis landscape. Before you know it, you are left behind in your career with no diverse experience except that which is offered via Allegis Group.

Advice to Senior ManagementOpen up your click. You are missing valuable talent by excluding new talent into the folds of management.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Unprofessional Management with no room to grow

Client Recruitment Specialist (Former Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I worked at Allegis Group full-time for more than 3 years

ProsPay was not bad and I enjoyed the people I directly interacted with as well as the client that I supported.

ConsManagement was unprofessional and lacked communication as well as people leader skills. Environment was very saturated with favoritism. Upper management was very shady and untruthful to their client. No feedback provided. No room for growth at all. If you voice your concerns you are looked at as a negative seed in the environment. There is no appreciation for loyalty, hard work, ethics, or attendance. Very high school tactics and can't trust anyone because of the time that upper management creates. No work life balance. Very snobby if you don't fit their cookie cutter mold of the type of individual they want working for their company. I also witnessed first hand the support of racial and discriminating activities.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't put people in people leader positions just because your pals with them or because they know someone in the organization. Provide more support for growth and those that are looking to expand skills as well as promotional opportunities. Also may want to conduct some feedback surveys for operations leaders for all levels of employees so you can get a more accurate gauge in how these individuals are viewed.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Allegis Group is a stable, professional corporate work environment with excellent benefits and advancement opportunities

Senior .NET Developer (Former Employee)
Hanover, MD

I worked at Allegis Group full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe people, hands down - made some great friends while working here.

ConsThe IT infrastructure is such that it sometimes feels difficult to make progress. There are several levels of project review and approval and control is spread out amongst many groups. Sometimes it feels like meetings are your job rather than doing development.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire smarter people and return to smaller, autonomous teams. You will get far better results!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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waste of a huge chunk of my life.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Allegis Group full-time

ProsBonuses and profit sharing awards were generous.

ConsVery stressful work environment. Favoritism is very rampant. Very few opportunities to advance ones career. Expected to make work number one priority in life. Even when there is a blizzard you are expected to either stay the night to work the next morning or risk your life driving in those conditions.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone really. Managers were very poor at doing their jobs. Some of them should not have been managers in the first place.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Worst company I've ever worked for...

Recruiter (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Allegis Group full-time for more than a year

ProsNone at all unfortunately. Very poorly run company.

ConsPoor Leadership
Poor Communication
Poor Opportunity

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great for entry level trying to get experience

Multiple (Former Employee)

I worked at Allegis Group full-time for more than 5 years

ProsMost people are great to work with
You will develop a strong work discipline
Company is growing fast

ConsVery low pay - at bonus they will nickel and dime you!
Expectations are never clear
Overworked and expected to work 70 hours on a 40 hour week.
Personal info shared with managers is used against you in end of year review
Development and Support are missing from leadership
Boy's Club/Frat-boy menality - no inclusion

Advice to Senior ManagementCut-out the boy's club and promote people who are not just your buddies. Diverisfy your talent. Pay your workers more. Be transparent.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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