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HDR Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
149 Reviews
3.7
149 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Employee owned; Smart creative employee's; Hard workers are rewarded (in 16 reviews)

  • Large company that can provide good benefits and good salary (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Large company with the accompanying inevitable large bureaucracy (in 6 reviews)

  • Not all project managers know how to manage staff (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HDR full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It is a great place to work

    Cons

    A lot of people work here

  2.  

    Good Solid Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HDR

    Pros

    Being an Employee owned company and able to participate in purchasing stock, is by far the best thing about working here at HDR.

    Cons

    Although encouragement in moving up into better paying positions is promised, not much movement is made.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management and leadership is spot on.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Worked as an intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HDR

    Pros

    Great place to work, very professional

    Cons

    Not much room to move up.

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  5.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HDR

    Pros

    Employee owned, good time-off policies.

    Cons

    Personal and professional growth opportunities extremely limited.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase opportunities for personal and professional growth instead of having it be one of the first things cut.

  6.  

    Rewarding when given a chance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HDR full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    diverse, mostly employee friendly environment with great challenges to keep interest

    Cons

    often puts stock prices ahead of fiscal responsibility and employee welfare

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    HDR Environmental

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Fishery Biologist in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Fishery Biologist in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at HDR full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent staff, benefits, and project work.

    Cons

    Large firm with high overhead rates make it difficult to win and bid on small environmental projects.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great working environment, with good benefits and compensation rates.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator

    I have been working at HDR full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Promotional opportunities, great working environment, good compensation, several office locations worldwide.

    Cons

    Slow processing new hires and promotions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Relatively good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HDR

    Pros

    People were great. Lots of top-notch talent. Easy work environment.

    Cons

    Non-major financial fluctuations cause for layoffs. Still in 2014?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more strategic, especially when people are your greatest asset.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Loved HDR!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HDR

    Pros

    Opportunities in a variety of fields. Great company culture. Offices all around the country. Employee owned. Access to training.

    Cons

    Great company all around. Some employees are not motivated and do not contribute to a motivated company culture. Does not have the highest pay.

  11.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HDR full-time

    Pros

    Great co workers, wonderful environment, fun exciting projects to work on

    Cons

    Not as much responsibility I would like to have but a great opportunity for right out of school.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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