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Temporary hire, consulting assignment

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Former Contractor - Technology Consultant in Jersey City, NJ
Former Contractor - Technology Consultant in Jersey City, NJ

I worked at Pershing as a contractor (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Nice people, great location at PATH stop, interesting work

Cons

Too much parent company interference and way too much redundant processing (signatures) needed for anything to be done.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work

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  1. Decent place to work for

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Pershing full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pershing's work life balance is decent. Management overall is very supportive. There are lots of nice and smart people to work with.

    Cons

    There aren't many opportunities opening up. Most of the positions that do open up are being transferred over to Lake Mary, Florida.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Helpful (6)

    Incompetency rules over knowledge

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Vice President in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Pershing full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The only reason to work at Pershing is if you don’t want any responsibilities and do not care about advancement or receiving a fair market salary. However the people are nice even though 90% of them are miserable working there except for the ones that are cheerleaders for their managers in the hopes of getting a scrap of recognition.

    Cons

    Truly too many to list... No documentation on how to do anything Reliance on their vendors to be their experts, no in-house expertise on anything Too many process that lead to nowhere Circular authorization. Example the person submitting the request eventually has to re-submit why they wanted in the first place. In some case they have to be the final approver of their own request. Most departments don't actually understand their job function, or why they do what they do. Frustrating. Most employees are frustrated and they end up not caring about their work which leads to poor work. The adage of "It's not what you know, its' who you know" is the only way to get recognized They pay new hires more than the managers who manage them. Has lead to make employees quitting.

    Advice to Management

    Listen..its that simple. Get rid of anyone who's been there more than 10 years as they are part of the problem, could mean your including yourself. Retain the people that can make a difference and empower them to do so. And finally listen again, if you do this the company could become one of the best places to work instead of the worst.


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