Capital Group

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Being a contractor sucks big time at CG.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

I worked at Capital Group as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

GSD employees were helpful. Cafe was good.

Cons

Being a contractor assigned to TSD sucks. That group has a negative atmosphere. The managers show favoritism and politics is rampant.. I personally had a bad encounter with a lady associate due to horse play. There is also an employee there who threatened me at work. Luckily, I did not call the Irvine PD. My contracting company did nothing about it.. Every contractor I know hates CG. All I hear is negative. The people who have been there for years are content enough to get the job done. I don't see any real leaders there in TSD group. The 2 associates who are close to the managers are the perpetrators of negativity. Trust me, this is from direct feedback from previous contractors. There is a feeling of being ostracized. There is what I call a "caste" system.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop the bad practice of favoritism or who you know. Treat contractors as equal as associates. A perfect example is Edwards Lifesciences where there is no distinction between associates and contractors.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great benefits, great co-workers, tedious work

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    Current Employee - Shareholder Account Representative in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Shareholder Account Representative in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Capital Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, paid vacation, great work environment, great co-workers

    Cons

    The work is tedious and you will be answering phones for 8 hours a day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to what the bottom rung associates have to say. It shouldn't all be about "business needs".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Best company in so-cal to work for

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Senior Quality Management Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Management Engineer in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    - High emphasis on core values
    - Friendly environment and colleagues/seniors
    - Work Life balance
    - Effective and being right the first time over efficiency

    Cons

    - Can seem slow
    - Moves based on seniority

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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