The Optical Society

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Good solid non-profit

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Washington, DC

ProsGreat Benefits
Good collegiate atmosphere
Stable
Values good employees

ConsSome managers need proper management training, job titles are very changeable and seem to change based on cronyism

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice people, slow to impossible to change.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Washington, DC

    I have been working at The Optical Society


    Pros: Great benefits You interact with nice people Great location IF you are in… Cons: VERY if not OVERLY political. Unless you are higher up in the food chain you don't really have a say. You could be the most… Advice to Senior Management: Kill the authority complex and stop politicking all the time. More
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    Working for the Optical Society is challenging but can be very rewarding.

    Manager (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    I worked at The Optical Society full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: The mission and goals of OSA are ambitious. The members of the society are dedicated. Many of your co-workers will be very talented… Cons: You must have the political skills and social background to impress the "in" crowd. OSA tends to reward people with titles instead of money.… Advice to Senior Management: All the inflated titles are really becoming laughable. Please show some appreciation for the people who do the day-to-day work.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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