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Helpful (2)

Confusing

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA

I have been working at AIR Worldwide

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Interesting subject matter. Complicated systems

Cons

Confusion, lack of leadership. Felt the need to work long hours

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great place to learn, you will have to leave AIR and go work for a client to earn what you’re worth

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I have been working at AIR Worldwide

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to learn about catastrophe risk and work on interesting problems
    If you’re client-facing you get great exposure to people in the industry
    Catastrophe risk management is a growing industry
    Down-to-earth, positive CEO is genuinely interested in having a happy company

    Cons

    Growth in value will not be compensated by growth in pay – you will have to leave AIR and go work for a client to earn what you’re worth
    New ideas are hard to get support for and the company fears making a mistake more than it fears not doing something great

    Advice to Management

    Reward creativity and don't be afraid to throw away the old to make room for the new
    Focus on rewarding and retaining talent
    Don't have the same employees who were the decision-makers for AIR's current software be the decision-makers for AIR's future software

  2. Helpful (4)

    Haven't seen this sort of management anywhere else...

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA

    I worked at AIR Worldwide

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Location, it was better though.Free coffee,
    Better than unemployment. Good place to start if you have no other options.

    Cons

    Crowded noisy office. Management decisions in favor of "privileged" category. People are leaving quickly. As a result software department is dominated by low skilled developers. This is impossible to change, it went too far. :-\

    Advice to Management

    1. Try to read and understand company's policy. Bring HR if something is unclear.
    2. Try to figure out what are the key products. Check resources allocation, you will be surprised.

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