Jaros Baum & Bolles Reviews

Updated January 12, 2015
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  1. Excellent mentorship and great experience

    Current Intern - Mechanical Engineer Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Mechanical Engineer Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jaros Baum & Bolles as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I was an intern and I was able to go to client meetings multiple times a week which was a great experience for me.

    Cons

    As an intern, I did not experience any negative aspects to the job.

  2. Good place to intern.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - EE Intern in New York, NY
    Current Employee - EE Intern in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jaros Baum & Bolles

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people to work with and a great location in New York City.

    Cons

    Consulting is a boring job in general, so I did not like the work I was doing. A lot of time sitting behind a desk doing auto cad and other boring intern duties.

  3. Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jaros Baum & Bolles full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great Projects, fast paced, lots of opportunities to learn, staff is hard working.

    Cons

    compensation not great, long hours, health plan could be better. Poor mid level management & disconnected from office staff.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more frequently with staff, Provide constructive criticism, be specific in what is expected of employees, the same rules should apply to all.

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  5. Great place to learn, start your career.

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

    I worked at Jaros Baum & Bolles

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent mentorship, development of skills, exposure to the best projects in the industry.

    Cons

    Process for promotions is very subjective, not transparent or based on metrics.

  6. Design Engineer

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

    I have been working at Jaros Baum & Bolles

    Pros

    - it is up to you to make what you want of it
    - fun young environment

    Cons

    - Long hours
    - The work you get highly depends on the associate/s you work for

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    Good place to start but not to stay for too long

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jaros Baum & Bolles

    Pros

    - Learn a whole lot really fast
    - people are nice and help you out
    -some partners are approchable
    - young engineers crowd so you make great friends

    Cons

    -after a few years of learning you either do really well or get stuck doing the same things
    -you can tell within the year if you will ever be able to move up or not, most likely not so time to move on
    -not a place to stay at for too long
    -compensation sucks, medical sucks, times of no overtime sucks as you may still have to work long hours at times and get comp days which you may not have time to take off
    -whent here is overtime, you have not much of a social life

    Advice to Management

    -would be nice to have learning sessions where ppl can share ideas and learn from each other
    -provide better salary/raises/bonuses/medical

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