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Good working environment but don't feel truly valued by management

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Metagenics

Pros

Most employees are nice and easy to get along with. Compensation is competitive. It was a family corporation, ran with personal touch until recent acquisition by another company, resulting in senior management changes to "numbers" people.

Cons

Management constantly say they value their employees, and employees tend to put almost all their lives into their work, - putting in long hours and even working from home. In truth, you'll need to look out for yourself - your professional and career development - because the company couldn't care less. Their concept of human resource development is to churn talents by hiring from a much bigger company to replace long time employees. There seems to be a perception by senior management that the only way to grow the company is to mimic the path of much bigger companies. In the process, the culture that originally grew the company from garage operation to 100+ millions in revenue, is eroding fast. From a unique company, it will soon become one of the many faceless corporations.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen, empower, and invest on long time employees. They've proven their dedication. And investing in them is similar to investing in the company, because, chances are, they're the ones who'll stick with the company during trying times. Outside management consultants only look at the company as a snapshot in time, and the results of their solutions, while helpful, can be transitory as well.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    it's a ok company to work with but make sure you get paid right

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Metagenics

    Pros

    good industry with growth potential
    big powerful owner
    flexible work environement
    new sr.management - some are very smart
    opportunity to learn nutrition

    Cons

    pay is not great
    the whole company is under restructuring, new sr. management team just formed recently
    US sales growth is flat

    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Best company I've ever worked for!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Metagenics full-time

    Pros

    The employees, the culture, the work environment is quite positive. There are lunches provided, employee interaction is great. Everyone is super friendly and they care about each other!

    Cons

    Typical 8-5 job, if you consider that a con otherwise there's nothing bad about this company in my opinion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more opportunity for employees to grow in the company. A lot of lower level employees have the ability to be high ranking. Listen to feedback.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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