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A good place to learn quickly and take ownership of projects

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Great 401k and work life balance. Good opportunity to learn and take ownership of projects and run with them.

Cons

Poor culture; legacy employees blame big company for all of the business problems.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Need to comb through some of the legacy employees and transition certain people into more productive roles.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    I have advanced through several HQ and field based positions and experienced a good amount of success here.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Whippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whippany, NJ

    Pros

    Don't typically push anyone out. If you want, you can spend you entire career here.
    The new CEO seems energetic, with good ideas, and a long term vision.

    Cons

    To call them austere would minimize it. Extremely bottom line focused, at the expense of long-term growth.
    Passive aggressive culture. People are very nice superficially, but don't reveal their true motives.
    Very bureaucratic and slow decision making.
    It's not what you do or accomplish, it is who advocates for you. It's about who management is comfortable with, not who is most qualified.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make promotions based on merit, not who is liked more or more well connected.
    Set up on boarding for all new employees, both internal and external hires.
    Focus more on the long term, not the short term.
    Provide more transparent career and succession planning.
    Promote strategists and people who have accomplished, not "potential".
    Spend for the long term instead of bleeding assets for every penny of profit.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    A mismanaged company with disconnected leadership

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Whippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Whippany, NJ

    Pros

    Good benefits, nicely lit new building, long-time workers adaptive to changes in leadership. Despite lowered salaries, newly outsourced employees still maintain a professional demeanor with their former company's interests as their goal.

    Cons

    Top level and senior management are "latest trend" oriented and kept distanced from issues and decisions made by poorly skilled lower management that negatively affect many employees.

    New open office concept creates loss of productivity as many employees spend time looking for places to have private conversations, meetings and interviews.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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