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Good company to work for, but start working on management early.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Desktop Support in Tampa, FL
Current Employee - Desktop Support in Tampa, FL

I have been working at Jacobs

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Does an above average job of keeping employees.

Cons

Hard to move into management positions.

Advice to Management

Help technicians transition to higher management positions.

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  1. Join an exctiting and caring company for great growth opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Jacobs

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fast growing company with great opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Local branch is small. Does not provide exposure to bigger corporate entity.

    Advice to Management

    Make an effort to visit small units.


  2. Jacobs is a good place for a senior engineer to make a career.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Jacobs

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Technical expertise is valued. There is a lot of leeway given to perform my job function. When you do a good job, the contribution is recognized. I feel like I am running a small company inside the larger company, complete with schedule, budget, and staffing responsibilities, but without the administrative minutia. The company is growing overall, stable, and a great stock buy!

    Cons

    There is not good information flow from management to the workforce. There is even less information flow from business development to the workforce. Travel requirements seem to be rising, which is hard on family life.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open with the vision of the company, the plans for growth, and the things that management is currently working on.


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