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Current Employee - Human Resources in Al ‘Ayn (United Arab Emirates)
Current Employee - Human Resources in Al ‘Ayn (United Arab Emirates)

I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Professional Enviornment Values No Discrimination Business Growth opportunist

Cons

Requires better succession planning Salary Structure

Advice to Management

Keep it on, your ex. employee wants to re-join if relevant position pop-ups!

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Staff work hard for little in return. Near invisible career progression

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    Former Employee - Not An Engineer Or An Architect in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Not An Engineer Or An Architect in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Atkins full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Worked with some very good and inspiring people. Some good employee benefits schemes.

    Cons

    Still a big boys club in many ways. Dinosaurs still at the top denying career progression for fresh new talent.

    Advice to Management

    Value your staff, they really are your best asset. Discontinue the 'everyone is replaceable' attitude.


  2. Helpful (5)

    Number in the Crowd

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    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Atkins has a pretty good sense of design and has a true global presence. Much of their European designs are very iconic and worth further investigation.

    Cons

    Atkins is a brutal company to work for. They have no sense of value of their employees. They are only concerned about the bottom line. If they had the sense to invest a minimal amout of time and money in their employees who do the REAL work they would find that the bottom line would take care of itself. However, working for Atkins you get the sense that you are just a number in the crowd.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to the oldschool way of doing business, with integrity, a handshake, a smile, and have genuine value in the employees who make your salary what it is.


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