Environmental Resources Management

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Good Place to Work At

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Junior Engineer in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Junior Engineer in Houston, TX

I have been working at Environmental Resources Management

Pros

The work is challenging, there is a diverse opportunities to work on a variety of different projects. Upper level seems to be very competent. Will learn a lot over a short period of time.

Cons

Pay is average or below average. Not enough training provided. A lot of pressure to be billable. Company is very profit oriented. Projects usually have a tight budget.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep doing what you do, it seems to work. Maybe improve employee pay package.

Recommends
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  1. 7 people found this helpful  

    Pay attention to the leaders who are sending the message through their actions that People are last.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Environmental Resources Management

    Pros

    As a whole, ERM offers a challenging environment with opportunities to develop your knowledge and be part of teams involved in interesting projects. There is vast opportunity to work with other cultures across the globe and, if your skills and qualifications are right, for global travel and involvement with colleagues in other offices. Good opportunity to work directly with clients on ongoing projects of large scope. The company offers many training opportunities to advance your knowledge and your interpersonal skills, whether company-created courses or external courses the company subscribes to and incorprates into its culture. Company promotes and encourages personal professional certification efforts.

    Cons

    There is a disconnect between management and the people. The "People First" strategy is more empty-words internal marketing than a real approach backed up by actions. The drive of billable hours is understandable for a consulting firm but the underlying message of moving non-billable time to project time is just short of truthful time reporting. Senior partners push out an elitist attitude that leaves many staff distrustful and feeling as if they are no more than cogs in the wheel of partner success. Bonus program is uneven and focused towards the partners rather than those who work on projects and deal with the clients face-to-face on a daily basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to the people. Allow staff to solicit and review managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Environmental Scientist

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Environmental Resources Management full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Intersting work, Large projects, Great place to build experience. Good people to work with with great mentoring

    Cons

    Pays below the salary avereage. Curently the Very senior leadership for the australia business has been making some business decisions that are pushing a lot of people to leave the business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sort out the Australia CEO and Managing partner.

    Recommends
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