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Fun, but Cautious

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Current Employee - Manager  in  Silver Spring, MD
Current Employee - Manager in Silver Spring, MD


Great benefits - health, dental, vision, stock purchase, on-site health center, prescription fill
Commute options - Silver Spring Transit is right there - Metro, Bus and MARC
Cheap inside parking
Lots of activities designed to keep you aware of what the company does
Big on community involvement


VERY hierarchical! Manager role is very weak - basically you deal with everyone below you. Bringing ideas forward is often received with a "yes, we know" but no action.
Lots of moving parts, but not very coordinated
Not a lot of reinvestment in itself - Lots of acquisitions, which is good for growth, but core ops are struggling to support this growth
(Note: this is speaking from a Finance view. Creative groups may be different.)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You are a single company. Act like one.

Positive Outlook
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