TestAmerica

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Current Contractor - Database Administrator in Jersey City, NJ
Current Contractor - Database Administrator in Jersey City, NJ

I have been working at TestAmerica as a contractor (less than a year)

Pros

good company to work with

Cons

very busy to work with

Advice to ManagementAdvice

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Terrible company to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arvada, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arvada, CO

    I worked at TestAmerica full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Insurance benefits and some very smart lab workers

    Cons

    Very unprofessional environment to work in
    Pay well below industry standards
    Do not care about their employees
    There are several individuals that work there will be extremely unprofessional to the point of harassment and HR paints you as a "disgruntled employee" if you mention any possible problems to them

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to your employees, especially the lab workers, they know things about your company that your could never learn not working in the laboratory. And look into the HR staff. They are supposed to be the most professional people in the building, not the people making harassing and unprofessional personal comments.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Get in and Get out

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    Current Employee - Lab Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Lab Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at TestAmerica full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Casual work environment. Flexible schedule. PTO accrual. Teamwork.

    Cons

    Long hours-- it is uncommon to work a 40 hr. week. Supervisors are not formally trained in management so their leadership skills are lacking. CEO has taken away all incentives. Overworked and unperpaid. Almost impossible TAT on samples. Ridiculous backlog. Benefits are lacking. Office politics are shady. Burn out is unavoidable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize that your employees are tired and stressed. Help out more. Give back incentives and form a better benifits package. Increase base pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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