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Health division is poorly managed and lacks interesting work.

Project Specialist (Current Employee) Washington, DC

ProsThe company has a great reputation, benefits, and work/life balance. Schedules are flexible, and there is an option to telecommute sometimes.

ConsThe work is mostly administrative and often hard to come by. The new health innovation sub-division is unorganized and poorly managed. As a result, many project associates and project specialists do not have enough work to stay busy on a consistent basis, breeding unnecessary competition and territorial behavior. The salary is on the low-side as well.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay attention to junior staff and put more effort into effectively managing large projects.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great people, interesting work, comfortable work environment

    Research Analyst (Former Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at American Institutes for Research for more than a year


    Pros: Great people Comfortable lifestyle High level of work life balance Cons: Slow paced Political office environment Low pay Advice to Senior Management: To attract and retain young talent, it may help to pay more. The benefits are great, the work environment is very pleasant but it is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Overall great company - but it all depends who your boss(es) and what department you're in

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at American Institutes for Research full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Many social events throughout the year Good paid time off schedule Wonderful office location ( The HQ ) Small gym with… Cons: The department and time I was at AIR allowed me to advance quickly and work on and learn new things often. However from my co-workers… Advice to Senior Management: Work on employee retention by treating junior staff better, ensuring the workload is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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