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  1. best

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company to work for you should look them up

    Cons

    Do not have any this is a great company


  2. A lot of talkers who don't know how to execute

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Encore full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn by picking up the slack, nice office space

    Cons

    Management rewards the big talkers and thinkers but not the ones executing; doesn't promote work/life balance; salaries don't match skill levels

    Advice to Management

    Take a closer look at who really brings value to the company and promote accordingly; cultivate talent; set a clear path for company growth


  3. Retail cashier

    Current Employee - Retail Cashier in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Retail Cashier in Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Encore full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are none at this stuck up hole

    Cons

    The guest and the employees are so rude!

    Advice to Management

    Sucks.


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  5. Entry pay is your forever salary.

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    Current Employee - Speech Language Pathologist in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Speech Language Pathologist in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Encore full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Coworkers are wonderful. Love working with geriatric population. Each building is different as they are a contract rehab company.

    Cons

    90% productivity demands. High stress. No yearly review or raises. Poor senior management. Threatening policies in place. Unsupportive of therapy staff. Gave everyone a 2% paycut and took away PTO. They don't provide needed equipment, the SNFs must pay for it.

    Advice to Management

    Establish fair and honest policies. Reward workers.


  6. Good base pay for albany area

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    Current Employee - CNA in Albany, GA
    Current Employee - CNA in Albany, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Encore part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    If you have a passion for working with the elderly and helping people then this is the exact job you want.

    Cons

    Some tasks may be difficult if assistance isn't available

    Advice to Management

    Show more appreciation


  7. Supervisor

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Olathe, KS
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Olathe, KS

    I worked at Encore (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    fair benefits some good management

    Cons

    pay scale not up to scale. Care more for the employees that have been with them for a long time and do what you can to keep them instead of laying them off or telling them they have to take a $20k pay decrease

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and make changes to better benefit company and employees


  8. Hi Stress and Poor Management

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    Former Employee - Software Development in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Software Development in El Segundo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed the work environment and some of the folks I worked with. We had a nice office over by LAX which was fun to work at. The pay was okay but management was stiff and stodgy about benefits, time off, etc.

    Cons

    Management was poor and there was no room for growth in this dying business. Our games were average at best and there was absolutely no motivation to innovate. Basically a software sweatshop developing stuff no one buys from stores anymore. Imagine that????

    Advice to Management

    Be honest with your employees about the business, your mistakes and the problems. Quit delegating and start performing. Adapt to change and embrace new ideas instead of towing the corporate line leaving the employees to hang at the end.


  9. Don't hold your breath for a raise or job growth.

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    Former Employee - Sales & Marketing in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Sales & Marketing in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get paid to do your job. You have a job which many don't have. You can work hard and be rewarded with a layoff. Thank you CM & Encore.

    Cons

    Senior management was lazy and I feel we were underpaid and overworked during my time with the company. Cal Morrell is not someone I would work with or under again. He was incompetent and many felt he failed to do his job properly which is why I think we got laid off. His poor judgement caused many problems for us and eventually led to job losses while he walked away golden. I really thought Encore was a great place to be when I started but my job was eliminated along with many others. I blame management's incompetence for all of it and hope the new team does a better job.

    Advice to Management

    Perception isn't always reality and I think many employees were treated unfairly when the axe came down. I hope those who still have a job do well but I fear many will eventually lose their positions as the company consolidates. Treat those still working with respect and give them opportunities for growth. CM never gave us much more than lip service.


  10. You could get paid more for doing less someplace easier.

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    Former Employee - Med Tech in Anaheim, CA
    Former Employee - Med Tech in Anaheim, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are decent, most of the staff is wonderful.

    Cons

    Management is lacking. Work intended for supervisor is delegated to lesser trained staff. Pay scale was 10/ hour for work that was more tedious than deserved.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to take care of their own duties and responsibilities. There needs to be better communication between management and staff.


  11. feel not bad it isok

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    get some experience and know some friends

    Cons

    the equipment is old and building is small

    Advice to Management

    upgrade the system



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