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Current Employee - Sales  in  Boston, MA
Current Employee - Sales in Boston, MA

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

Pros

The people that work here (not the management)

Cons

How much time you got?

At least two more years till this place is functional if Harte-Hanks doesn't dump it first.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Top sales performers do not make Top Managers. There are some good people here who are wasting their talents promote the right ones. Get a new GM

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    An Experience of Growth with a Company full of Opportunity

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

    I have been working at Aberdeen Group full-time

    Pros

    Having worked at Aberdeen for several years a laundry list of pros can be written. To keep things short these are the top five pros of working at Aberdeen:
    - A no a**hole environment. Great people and not a lot of egos. No one is fighting over leads either
    - Great product. Top notch deliverable that drive results
    - Smart management. Very intelligent yet open to new ideas
    - Flexibility
    - Sell to the best and brightest of the B2B tech world. Provides a crash course in new industries
    During my time at Aberdeen management has supported my professional growth, been open to new ideas, and forgive me for mistakes. This is truly a great place to work.

    Cons

    Not many cons but they are important. Aberdeen's parent company can be a bit sluggish in providing resources and tie up management. Right now the team is very new and a lack of managing heads exists. Operational support has lagged in the past but that has changed of late.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue on the current path and good luck hiring good new people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    It's the worst company I've ever worked for.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Location and accessibility to public transport.

    Cons

    Leadership is lacking, ineffective, inadequate and has lost respect from the employees. Another reviewer noted that a solicitation was sent out to current employees to write good reviews and that is accurate. Good leadership should have to solicit good reviews but earn them by being great managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create an environment in which employees are empowered to take charge of their jobs.
    You need to achieve an appropriate balance that allows you to lead employees and provide direction without dictating and destroying employee empowerment and employee engagement.
    Familiar with the old tenet that people live up to your expectations? You don't necessarily have to treat every employee the same, but they must feel as if they receive equal treatment.
    The perception that you have pet employees or that you play favorites will undermine your efforts to manage people.
    Take responsibility for what goes wrong in the areas that you manage.
    Calling last minute meetings with no regard for their prior commitments, refusing to okay vacation time use that was appropriately requested, and failing to commit needed resources in a timely manner are hallmarks of disrespectful behavior.
    Bullies intimidate employees with words, threaten employees and their jobs, and have even been known to have shouting matches within the office space. This is the culture within Aberdeen Group and very disrespectful.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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