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Decent Place to Work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maynard, MA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maynard, MA

I have been working at Monster Worldwide

Pros

* Relaxed atmosphere, but people get their work done
* Flexible work schedule available depending on team/dept.
* Ability to work with teams of multiple disciplines within the company
* Decent support for continued learning, exploring careers within Monster

Cons

* Unclear career path for many job functions. Promotions are often self-invented positions or a move to different job function.
* Sales culture. Non-sales roles definitely take a backseat in rewards and compensation.
* Poor retention in some areas. Veteran employees often find themselves drastically underpaid for same role as new hires.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Recommend salary review after 3-4 years to retain best talent.
Recommend addition to the review process -- supervisors to be rated by those they manage.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Monster government solutions (MGS) is a pretty decent place to work if you are not afraid of a bit of hectic env

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mc Lean, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mc Lean, VA

    I have been working at Monster Worldwide

    Pros

    multitasking environment - you won't get bored, convenient location (Tyson's), decent salaries - although they were very stingy last a couple of years on cash bonuses, office space is good if you get an office with a window.

    Cons

    no recent 401k matching, somewhat disorganized but they have good relationships with clients and work just keeps piling up - although it's all manageable, badly planned and setup office space, especially cubicle areas and inside offices.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    cleanup office space, pay a little more attention to employees (more spot bonuses, whatever other minor perks), don't be too stingy on US workers - you are working for US Government for God's Sake!

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    Retention sales rep - sold services and managed clients.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Maynard, MA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Maynard, MA

    I worked at Monster Worldwide

    Pros

    They are a well-known large global company with good benefits but beyond that there is not much good to say about working there.

    Cons

    The management is quite poor; 3 new executive teams in just a few years and the latest seems to be the worst. Job stability is economy-driven. They are difficult to work with as a customer. Constant site issues. Very aggressive sales quotas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ever wonder why Monster is never mentioned when talking about the best companies to work for? Read 'Good To Great' by Jim Collins

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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