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American Culture

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Jacobs

Pros

Clear strategy and values - long-term view.

Cons

Risk averse resulting in mountains of process and procedures. Most senior management constantly changing.

Recommends
Positive Outlook

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    Mediocre

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer

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

    Pros

    Salaries paid on time. Tea and coffee free.

    Cons

    Low pay, No incentives, No Benefits, absolutely Legal minimum employee rights

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make half of yourselves redundant to save money

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Too big to tailor their approaches to different styles of business

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jacobs full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Offices in lots of locations

    Cons

    One size fits all approach to all types of business just doesn't work
    Safety culture heavy handed irrespective of your role or actual risks
    Amateur senior management - no strategy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on people and operational performance and develop a strategy

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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