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Highly Entreprenurial

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Former Employee - Withheld for Specificity (Only Person With This Title) in Madison, WI
Former Employee - Withheld for Specificity (Only Person With This Title) in Madison, WI

I worked at Promega

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great benefits, compensation and work environment. Tremendous flexibility in schedule and lifestyle. Great rate of technology adoption and innovation. Situated in an excellent community in Wisconsin - finanacially stable and culturally mixed. Incredible, amazing, intelligent people.

Cons

Workers are on their own with regards to career advancement. Money is provided for professional development which is great, but mentoring, guidance and intervention for troubled employees is completely absent. Absolutely no provision for promotion or advancement other than to leave the organization.

Advice to Management

Increase support in Human Resources to encourage for Professional Development and intervention for workers who are stuck in non-productive patterns.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good place for a few years

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    Current Employee - Technical Services Scientist in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Technical Services Scientist in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Promega

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Usually a 40 hour a week work schedule
    Free lunches, clothes, other goodies
    Sit-down job

    Cons

    Can get hectic/stressful
    High turnover
    Advancement to other depts not possible unless one does outside work/education
    On the phones 5-6 hours a day

    Advice to Management

    Have less phone time

  2. A Job at Promega, a government-like job in a private company setting

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Promega

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere
    Perks (exercise facilities in every building, newly-built Zen Center (Turkish Bath and whirlpool))

    Cons

    Pay, you are not rewarded by your productivity, rather you are rewarded by whom you know.

    Advice to Management

    Change is too slow

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