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Smart people, great work

Current Employee - Senior Operations Researcher in Santa Monica, CA
Current Employee - Senior Operations Researcher in Santa Monica, CA

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

Pros

Great company to work for, Incredible people, fanstastic location

Cons

Yearly contract renewal on some projects means some uncertaintiy

Other Employee Reviews for RAND

  1. Helpful (3)

    Not Enough Upward Mobility

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Ops Specialist in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Computer Ops Specialist in Santa Monica, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed Environment, Good Benefits, By the beach.

    Cons

    People come here and get stuck, people rarely speak to each other, there is no upward mobility, bad communication, the rest of the company is at the helm of the researchers.

    Advice to Management

    Reward hard working employees, don't ignore them.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Some good, some bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at RAND full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, interesting work, nice offices, strong reputation, culture of excellence.

    Cons

    Virtually no career path in most roles. People are actually discouraged from trying to move up. You may need to leave in order to grow professionally. Lots of internal competition among colleagues and peers. Minimal access to professional development training. Financial stress on many projects, leading people to sometimes work long hours without corresponding pay. Little racial and ethnic diversity. The recent reorganization was poorly executed, and some of the leadership is not competent to handle their new responsibilities.

    Advice to Management

    Be willing to look at the ways in which the reorganization isn't working and don't wait five or ten years to fix it. Allow people to grow professionally within the company so you can avoid some of the stagnation that has been going on for some time. Provide more support for developing new work.


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