Performance Development Group Reviews
Pros – Amazing talent, you get to work with great people, the projects are usually very interesting and occasionally cutting edge, 90% telecommuting, fair salaries, diversity of clients
Cons – Extremely stressful, unrealistic deadlines and timetables, clients definitely come before employees, you are made to feel very replaceable and not valued--even bad about yourself despite when you're doing well, rigid procedures that don't always make sense, no place for advancement and very little personal development
Advice to Senior Management – You need to value the staff more and let them feel good about themselves. Everyone at PDG works around the clock and are ridiculously talented but everyone regularly feels beat up. There are small incentives here and there but it can sometimes feel pretty disingenuous. Do whatever you can to keep your best talent -- they are worth keeping!
Pros – Performance Development Group or PDG is a good place to work to develop new skills. They are a growing company and as such, I have had opportunities to add new skills in my field where at a larger more static organization there might just be one person doing a specific task. Here there are opportunities to try new things and the support to feel comfortable trying them.
Cons – Because it is growing company, I have been given responsibilities in new areas, this can be challenging at times, but I feel that am expanding my knowledge.
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company
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Pros – Cutting edge technology. Phenomenal creative team. Very cool, media-rich projects. Able to work from home most days. Very flexible hours.
Cons – Working from home means you're ALWAYS at work. Co-workers expect you to be checking and responding to emails all day and all night. Ridiculous deadlines that require tons of overtime with no extra compensation. No respect for work/life balance.
Advice to Senior Management – Allow the programming/creative teams to set deadlines and add plenty of buffer time for unexpected delays.
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend
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Pros – They really have a talented, if overworked, staff who are doing amazing things developing cutting edge tools for learning and development in the modern era.
Cons – The company pushes employees to their limits, and forsakes the employees for the clients. Ultimately, this is a long term recipe for disaster.
Advice to Senior Management – Management would do well to look for greater diversity in the leadership team, to acknowledge and better handle dissenting viewpoints.
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend