The Standard

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4 people found this helpful  

Over worked and overwhelmed

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

I have been working at The Standard

Pros

Wonderful co-workers. Commitment to community giving. Working toward going green. Shares in the cost of bus passes. Decent health benefits. Have passes to OMSI, zoo, etc available to employees.

Cons

Better hire on with a good salary, because you won't be getting any raises. unrealistic work loads mean long hours. Management makes decisions with no clear understanding of our deliverables, resulting in service failures. Outdated systems,

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Acknowledge that your front line employees might have some good insight as to what works and what doesn't, and provided a meaningful and safe environment for discussion (skip meetings that do not include middle management). Invest in your people, and they will invest in you. Every employee who works (unpaid) overtime to assure that the work is completed, is showing a level of commitment to The Standard that to date, has not returned.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Its been very good.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at The Standard

    Pros

    Great Learning Environment
    Good ability to move through the company
    Management is very open in sharing its plans for the future

    Cons

    Working responsibilities can be changed frequently
    Has several departments which can sometimes cause completion of a task to be slow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company is headed in the right direction but still has some work to do. My advice would be to keep doing what they are doing given we keep making great improvements each year.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Neutral to positive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Portland, OR

    I have been working at The Standard

    Pros

    Nice people to work with
    Lots of opportunity for systems improvement
    Support from business management
    Good recognition

    Cons

    Not great remuneration
    Job instability becasue of various sourcing factors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership is honest to the companies goals. That is definitely appreciatable. Leadership should look at the possibilities to make the processes lightweight to generate more output.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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