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Run the other way. Management by fear culture starts from exec level all the way down.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager in Skokie, IL
Current Employee - Manager in Skokie, IL

I have been working at Topco Associates

Pros

Growing revenue
Free food samples
Summer hours give you a half day every other Friday
Stable company with very few layoffs
Lots of free parking

Cons

Unfriendly staff coworkers and management
No one there likes there job and are too scared to quit in this economy
Very controlling and micromanaging executives who all have big egos
People have worked there forever and out of touch with the real world
Worst workplace culture I've ever experienced
Drab gray depressing outdated decor and furnishings
People hate this place so much that many of them spend their lunch breaks in their car because they can't stand it inside

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Your lack of professionalism and big egos keep workers from performing their best. This is especially true of of lower ranking employees. Your fear tactics don't make workers respect you more. They just teach others your negative ways. I've been here 9 years and it gets worse every year. A sad pathetic bunch.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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    Decent Company But Very Conservative

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Skokie, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Skokie, IL

    I have been working at Topco Associates

    Pros

    Treat employees with respect
    Exposed to a lot of areas within our department
    Given contstant feedback on my job performance

    Cons

    Limited Career Advancement
    Poor 401k options and company match
    Limited Technology- seems like they would rather work harder then smarter
    No exposure to Senior Management
    Tough to change legacy processes- hear a lot of that is just the way we do it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest money in current employees. It is great you are trying to get top talent but what are you doing to keep current talent.
    Better merit inceases we are having recaord years yet we do not see it in our merit increases

    Approves of CEO
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    Topco University

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Visalia, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Visalia, CA

    I have been working at Topco Associates

    Pros

    Benefits are good compared to most companies. Good stable income.

    Cons

    Bonuses for upper management only. Most people leave for better salaried jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share bonuses with lower level employees

    No opinion of CEO
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