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Enjoyable experience as a Project Associate II at PRA International

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Current Employee - Project Associate II  in  Lenexa, KS
Current Employee - Project Associate II in Lenexa, KS

I have been working at PRA Health Sciences full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good work/life balance.
Starting 4 week annual vacation.
Many career advancement opportunities in other departments.

Cons

No career advancement in the Project Associate department. You must transfer to another department before advancing, which can be difficult at times.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Terrible Company to Work For

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Coffee and Free Gross Breakfast on Fridays [for fat loving southerners!]

    Cons

    1) Very poor management at all levels
    2) Many Napoleons & Hitlers running the company
    3) CEO non-existant and hires his friends in UK as consutants, not very ethical
    4) No understanding of work life balance at all
    5) Discrimination and harrassment in many depts within the organization
    6) HR dept. non-existant
    7) Too many chiefs and Indiana are treated like dirt
    8) Unethical behavior by management very acceptable
    9) Stay away from this sinking ship!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wake up and smell the coffee that you serve so freely!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 7 people found this helpful  

    Sad to see so many people leaving!

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    Former Employee - Corporate Recruiter  in  Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Corporate Recruiter in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at PRA Health Sciences full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Keurig Coffee System - yummy coffee at your fingertips!
    Great Christmas Party
    Monthly activities for employees

    Cons

    Managers are power hungry
    Lack of flexibility
    Not family friendly work environment
    Inept bonus plans
    Good Ol' boy system at work
    Merit increases unfairly distributed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    follow the path of the turnover and it will lead to managment issues - severe, unaddressed, management issues. in many cases, managers have full power over who gets promoted, who gets salary increases, and how merit is distributed. In my department, there were gross salary inequities and those issues were raised, but ignored. there were numerous complaints about our manager's lack of flexibility and harsh and unpredictable attitude and communication style...again, that was ignored. Employees are frustrated and fed up to the point that they are leaving in extremely high numbers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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