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decent company to work for, but unstable

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Current Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Maynard, MA
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Maynard, MA

I have been working at Monster Worldwide as a contractor for more than a year

Pros

good location, good people, fun work place, decent compensation

Cons

unstable (multiple layoffs in 2012)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

stabilize the company

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Monster Worldwide

  1.  

    At Monster: Challenges and rewards if you're strong

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    Current Employee - Product Director  in  Maynard, MA
    Current Employee - Product Director in Maynard, MA

    I have been working at Monster Worldwide full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Opportunities to perform a variety of tasks and projects; great people to work with; great product, even in the competitive and challenging online HR space;

    Cons

    Large, established company trying to figure out how to become young and nimble again makes for a very painful leadership environment; too much 'old school' thought still holding sway at the top (and sometimes in the middle echelons as well)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be willing to leave the past behind even if you think it will cost you customers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great people and talent.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Data Management  in  Maynard, MA
    Former Employee - Data Management in Maynard, MA

    I worked at Monster Worldwide full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Reasonable compensation.
    Talented people.
    Friendly atmosphere.
    Flexible hours.
    Promotion with in the company instead of bringing people from outside.

    Cons

    Not open to ideas and views from workers down the chain.
    Products does not meet the challenge of 21st Century.
    Website is not user friendly and home page is too cluttered.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Admit the mistake made by senior management and correct quickly.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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