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Management is horrible

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Current Employee - Senior Investigator
Current Employee - Senior Investigator

I have been working at US Investigations Services full-time

Pros

The best part of the job is working from home, working alone, getting a company car, and flexibility.

Cons

Management sucks. My team leader is a jerk, micro manager, ass kisser, and blames his employees for everything. His boss isn't any better. If you go to higher management with a complaint on your team leader, he runs to that tl and tells him everything. Where's the trust and suuport?

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to field staff and support them by giving their concerns confidentiality...I miss how usis was 3-5 years ago, it was fun, laid back and exciting. All my freedom is diminished and the company is so hostile.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 10 people found this helpful  

    ****Avoid****

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    Current Employee - Investigator  in  El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Investigator in El Paso, TX

    I have been working at US Investigations Services full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fleet Auto. That's about it

    Cons

    Where to begin? Let’s talk recent developments. CEO recently terminated. No surprise as they usually last 18-24 months, historical average. Medical/Dental premiums tripled. Here is an example. New-hire employee will now pay $826.90/month (Employee + Family). And that’s just medical coverage and it’s very, very basic with super-high deductible. Dental premiums super high as well. Yearly salary for new employee $37,500.00, non-negotiable. USIS touts free automobile. Not exactly. There is a mandatory Personal Use Charge (PUC), minimum $141.00/month. So, 33% of new-hire salary committed to medical & car. Do the math.
    Basically, this job is fine for a retired person or recent, single college graduate. Anyone with a family, good luck. Pay increases are non-existent, don’t really matter how good of an employee you are. It takes many years to get promoted, so just be happy with $37K for years to come.
    As for corporate culture, don’t take my word for it, simply Google search USIS. They are under investigation by DOJ, DOL, etc. for all kinds of stuff.
    I realize most folks come to Glassdoor to simply complain about employer. But, in this case, most reviews are correct. It’s really bad. If you quit ur job less than 12 months after hire, you must re-pay training costs, in the thousands of $$. The list of Cons is too long. If you select to go forward, please revisit this Review in 6 months. There is not a line that is false or exaggerated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    File bankruptcy protection

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 7 people found this helpful  

    Not for the faint of heart...

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Investigator  in  Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Associate Investigator in Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been working at US Investigations Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work from home is great as is the ability to set your own hours. The company car is nice. If you are performing management leaves you alone.

    Cons

    Excessive work load that is just not reasonable. Having to deal with essentially 20 plus supervisors also known as review. Close to impossible metrics need to be met in order to get promoted. Leadership is useless/nonexistent it is clear that the bottom line is more important than the employees. If OPM says jump leadership tells you how high.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop letting OPM run the company. Make the review process less confrontational, reviewers don't need to be dictating wording in a report.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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