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Sometimes, Your Job Is As Good As You Make It...and Mine Is Good!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsOn day 1 - you start with over two weeks of Paid Time Off - seriously! I work in a highly-skilled role within the firm, so I get paid fair market value for my service. Those who knowingly choose to take an hourly position should know what they're getting. I think the firm places appropriate value on work based on the responsibility of the function, so no, the hourly positions don't make as much money as the salaried executives, nor should they.

Furthermore, this firm has one of the BEST training programs around, so people have the opportunity the VASTLY improve themselves professionally AT NO COST - WWRUniversity is unlike any other training program I've seen (not sure how anyone could fault the training opportunities here).

Good work is genuinely rewarded with recognition (although it would be nice if they would promote from within more often - some recent top executive hires from outside the firm have me scratching my head). Lastly, I have recommended this firm to my friends (one of them was eventually hired), because it's a great place to work if you're a REAL professional and behave like a professional. But it's not easy work, and if you HAVE to know what you're getting into or you're going to have a false impression of what your work life will be.

ConsThere have been a few staff adjustments this year, which is never easy for anyone. Also, if you are comfortable working for lawyers (those crazy creatures with really funny personalities) then don't bother doing it. They aren't always easy to work for, and I laugh whenever I hear people express shock about what it's like to work for attorneys - if you can't stand the heat, don't walk into the kitchen.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop pandering to the lowest common denominator when you recruit and hire employees. If you want loyalty, promote a culture that embraces loyalty. Stop hiring the village idiots and invest some time and money in GOOD people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    6 people found this helpful  

    Great learning experience of what no one should endure.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at WW&R full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Good medical, vision, and 401K Benefits, Ok pay and never a dull moment… Cons: Terrible, terrible upper management staff! They tend to be rude, out of touch, condescending and unrealistic. It is so unfortunate… Advice to Senior Management: Retire and start over with new managers. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    3 people found this helpful  

    Get out while the getting is good

    Legal Specialist (Former Employee) Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at WW&R full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: coworkers keep you going, the war-buddy mentality Cons: terrible management! Scott Weltman came to visit our office and went on about his… Advice to Senior Management: get rid of management. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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