Alion

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Logistics Analyst

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Former Employee - Logistics Analyst in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Logistics Analyst in Boston, MA

I worked at Alion full-time (less than an year)

Pros

New office, new furniture, easy commute

Cons

Poor training, no support from supervisor, supervisor not at job location

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Whop am I to advise upper management?

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Alion Science & Technology

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Alion full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The benefits are pretty good.

    Cons

    no direction from managers
    no communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to communicate with your employees. In this economy it’s a very horrible feeling when the managers do not take the time to make sure their employees are taken care of. To have no direction or even know if you will have a job is very disheartening.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Once was a good workplace but has very quickly deteriorated

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alion full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good medical benefits, fair compensation. Current contracts (IACS) set Alion aside from other like businesses. Customer base is good.

    Cons

    Management is clueless regarding day-to-day operations, however they believe they know-it-all. The financial status of the company is of great concern, almost to the point of bankruptcy. even though this is supposed to be an employee owned company, management takes great strides to hide the status of the company from the employees. There is no regard for vacation/holiday time, management believe you are at their disposal 24/7. The company will randomly change earned benefits (such as vacation time reduction) to benefit themselves.
    Without the IAC contracts, Alion has nothing to offer that competitors already offer. Rates are way to high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get you head out of your butts and start managing the company rather than concentrating about setting themselves up financially. Quit wasting time and money just to satisfy "checkbox" items, these can be handled via teleconferences rather than having a staff of high paid personnel travel to locations.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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