Health Research
3.2 of 5 6 reviews
www.hrinet.org Menands, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Feb 2, 2014

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Michael Nazarko


50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great way to get in the door!

Public Health Specialist (Former Employee)
Rensselaer, NY

I worked at Health Research full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat benefits, excellent insurance, good salary

ConsHours are not always flexible depending on the project you work on

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Research Scientist I (Former Employee)
Albany, NY

I worked at Health Research as a contractor for less than a year

ProsLunch break, leaving at the end of the day, a paycheck.

ConsWhere to begin? Ineffectual management, incoherent strategic priorities, undecipherable policies, complete lack of focus, all grant based, utter confusion when interacting with state staff, a culture of contempt, and unprofessional supervisors.

First job in a governmental setting, and thankfully my last.

Advice to Senior ManagementStart over.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not bad place for low pressure

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Health Research

ProsGood benefit such as vacation time, personal days and sick days. 9:00-5:00

ConsLow salary, low efficient when working with other state agencies,

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it's OK,

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Albany, NY

I have been working at Health Research

ProsGreat research environment. Easy to deal with.

Conslots of paperwork to order supplies

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Rewards only for time served, not skills or actual work.

Assistant Research Scientist (Former Employee)
Albany, NY

I worked at Health Research

ProsThe pension and benefits are really, really good. You also get a lot of time off and breaks during the day.

ConsHRI employees work side-by-side with State of NY health department employees. The atmosphere is very bad. There is no benefit to doing good work (rewards are based only on length of employment), so people are generally unmotivated. A lot of time and money is wasted. Management has no control over disruptive employees, as the union protects employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementBase rewards off actual scientific skill and/or job performance. Hold people accountable for being bad employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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nice environment

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Health Research

Prosnice people, small office, a very nice place to start your career

ConsRelative low salary compared with other places.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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