Ricardo
3.0 of 5 20 reviews
www.ricardo.com Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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technically brilliant, top draw projects, global consultancy, career opps, hidden gem

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

Prosglobal projects and facilities, culturally diverse, amazing well known programmes, top end technical consulting and delivery, great people - technicallyt the best, a family plc, lots of freedom, career progression for those who push - very competitive and surrounded by good people so need to get noticed. Locations.

Conswork life balance - expect to travel, remember the home base. If Single - see the world safely! Expect to work hard. To move up you will have to get noticed and promote your success. Company doesnt do it for you.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great work, great colleagues, but senior management too focussed on short term

    Principal Engineer (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Ricardo full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: The work is really varied, interesting & challenging. A great place to work if your pro-active & willing to work hard. If you're good… Cons: Very senior management too focussed on short-term & management by metrics. Very senior management sometimes ram through poor decisions without consulting their own internal expertise. If engineers… Advice to Senior Management: Shareholder value will be better met by thinking & acting longer term - stop taking short-term decisions that… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Very satisfying, a great place to work but lacklustre salary and higher management too focussed on money and not quality

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Shoreham-by-Sea, England (UK)

    I worked at Ricardo as a contractor


    Pros: Very competent on the ground. Extremely nice/competent/professional people to work with and genuinely very interesting. If you want to do something, and are proactive about… Cons: The salary is poor and higher management have got it all wrong. Their focus seems… Advice to Senior Management: Their attitude to nurturing the talent, both in good times and bad is appalling and they have lost a lot of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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