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Pros
  • Also some departments give employees great flexibility which really helps work/life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • Good benefits, work-life balance, telecommuting, travel opportunities (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management needs to clue themselves in and needs to work together (in 5 reviews)

  • Senior management needs to work together and support cross-unit teams (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Branch Chair

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IEEE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Best organization to socialize and learn new technologies

    Cons

    There are no negative aspects for this Organization !

  2. Nice Culture, Good Work/Life Balance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IEEE full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very nice people to work with. Have good work/life balance

    Cons

    A lot of experienced people in the company with limited positions - hard to move up within the company

  3. An amazing company who actually cares about their employees

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IEEE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Culture is great - company cares about employees and encourage work/life balance

    Cons

    The pay and benefits could be improved.

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  5. Evolving with new challenges

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at IEEE

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Constantly changing work environment with a supporting work culture.

    Cons

    As a professional society with Volunteer oversight, decision making authority can be ambiguous and at a pace slower than private sector.

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example.

  6. Excellent

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IEEE

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The reason to work with you is to gain more knowledge in my area of study. Also, I want the chance of a internship to learn how my career is applied in the workplace. Finally, to develop speaking English.

    Cons

    Some of the challenges that I could find is speak fluent English and do not understand the people.

  7. Business development and sales for a leading global professional technical organization.

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    Former Employee - Director Business Development in Piscataway, NJ
    Former Employee - Director Business Development in Piscataway, NJ

    I worked at IEEE full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Was a great atmosphere in may respects- smart people at leading technology companies were the constituents. Worked at a global level influencing technology, policy and trade. Financial stable, growing organization, that is respected internationally

    Cons

    Very process driven culture. Influence of board members from leading academic and technology organizations sometimes conflicted with goals of the organization. Slow to change in many respects. Many "second wage earners" who are less interested in career progressions means that it is low key in some respects but also that there is a lot of "dead weight".

    Advice to Management

    Better alignment of incentives and communication with employees would make it a more rewarding work environment.

  8. Great Experience!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IEEE

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    My internship there was the most simulating experience of work career.

    Cons

    Not that many engineers in the US...and they're the target audience.

  9. Work life balance

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    Former Employee - New Product Analyst
    Former Employee - New Product Analyst

    I worked at IEEE

    Pros

    Nice people and great history

    Cons

    Low salaries and career progression

    Advice to Management

    Think outside the box

  10. Wonderful place to work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Piscataway, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Piscataway, NJ

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are many wellness benefits, the campus is beautiful and the organization does a good job of providing opportunities for employees to network and get to know co-workers. There is also ample training opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program. And most departments offer the opportunity to work from home one day a week.

    Cons

    If you are used to corporate life and generous bonuses you will not find that here unless you are an executive. Performance review policy is a little strange because leadership peers discuss who can/should get a designated level and increase.

  11. observation

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Piscataway, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Piscataway, NJ

    I have been working at IEEE

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Cafeteria, location, somewhat work-life balance

    Cons

    "If there is a hard way - we will find it" - should be a motto for this .org

    Advice to Management

    Retire and don't torture e-es with idiotically horrendous 6 mo reviews. Learn how to work among yourself.

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