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Analyzing and forecasting.

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Former Employee - Analyst  in  Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL

I worked at Thornton Tomasetti full-time

Pros

work life balance is good

Cons

poor communication between management and employees

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Thornton Tomasetti

  1.  

    Challenging work but less salary

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Thornton Tomasetti full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They have a lot of interesting projects. Work is challenging and demanding. You will get to learn a lot here.

    Cons

    Pay is much lesser than other peer companies. A little difficult to maintain work-life balance here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Enjoyed the technical work and clients, but management and company outlook is bleak.

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Thornton Tomasetti

    Pros

    Because of its name and prestige, TT draws interesting clients and projects, giving you the opportunity to experience and learn a great deal even as an entry level engineer. Opportunities for inter-office transfer are available, and the company is generally flexible with respect to hours and vacations.

    Cons

    Considering the required skill level (MS degree, professional certifications, etc.), the long hours, and the amount of stress, the salary and benefits are dismal.

    Lack of solid leadership skills and collaboration coming from upper management. An incredibly top-heavy company. At the current rate of promotions and lack of hiring, everyone will become a vice-president and no one will be doing any "actual" work. A/E Industry outlook is grim; I wouldn't be surprised to see TT downsizing even more so over the next several years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Smarter and leaner upper management is required. Increased focus on improving technical staff benefits and rewards. Consider the possibility that your business model from 25 years ago will no longer be sustainable in the current market.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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