Thor Group

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Thor Group Reviews

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Terry Thormodsgaard
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Systems Administrator

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Manhattan Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Manhattan Beach, CA

    I worked at Thor Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment with friendly staff. Able to grab lunch at the beach or spend a few hours there after work.

    Cons

    Very small company with too many responsibilities unrelated to the title. Little opportunity for advancement.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A mess of a company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Help Desk in Corning, NY
    Current Employee - Help Desk in Corning, NY

    I have been working at Thor Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I cannot think of any at this time... disappointing all around.

    Cons

    Recruiters tell you one thing and the job is totally different, no benefits, shady hiring processes...

    I started working and found out employees working on the same team were able to get benefits and PTO through another contracting company AND their pay was better. Additionally, I feel like I am not valued at all and wonder how this company has employees at all. Such a bad experience. I hope my review can save others from falling for this trap of a company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your employees - would you let your friends or family work for you? Doubtful.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    Good Experience

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    Current Employee - Meditech Consultant
    Current Employee - Meditech Consultant

    I have been working at Thor Group as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Management treatment of employees is excellent.

    Cons

    I cannot say anything negative.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Best in the Business

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Practice Manager & Resource Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Practice Manager & Resource Manager in Dallas, TX

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

    Pros

    Terrific management team. Absolutely adhers to the highest ethical standards. Maintains one of the largest, most comprehensive job seeker databases in the I.T. Consulting industry. Provides an abundance of candidate sourcing options. Operates an aggressive candidate job match & marketing program. Provides an unmatched combination of Consulting Sales training programs and frequent Strategy Sales sessions. Management makes every effort to leave no stone unturned in their efforts to deliver solutions of true value to their clients.

    Cons

    Thor trys to deliver both Consulting and Staffing services to its clients. The company would benefit by remaining focused on Consulting and declining to engage in staff placement business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Split sales teams into two groups: 1. Geographic Centered Team; 2. Industry Centered Team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    not worth the experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manhattan Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manhattan Beach, CA

    I have been working at Thor Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    What it takes to run a small business. But other than that, there's not a whole lot of pros in this company.

    Cons

    We now have meetings every day of the week that takes 1-3 hours per day. Right now terry is hiring a lot of people offshore. And he's using us who still work in the office, to train them on how to do our jobs. My job has already been outsourced. He is also not listening to the employees that are here in the office. Also, if you are working 40 hours a week, you do not get any sick days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would tell terry to listen to the employees he has in the United States, and to stop outsourcing our jobs because it's not helping the economy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Not worth it

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manhattan Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manhattan Beach, CA

    I have been working at Thor Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You'll get your foot in the door, but that's about it.

    Cons

    Terry micro-manages everything. He doesn't trust his employees to get the job done without him guiding you through it. He makes you work on the same projects over and over again because he doesn't know what he wants.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your employees to do a good job. Don't talk behind other employee's back saying they don't know how to do their job, especially with the sales representatives. Don't treat your employees badly, especially those that have stuck around for more than a year.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place for those wiling to put in the extra effort

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Practice Manager, IT Sales in Manhattan Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Practice Manager, IT Sales in Manhattan Beach, CA

    I have been working at Thor Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Pay for performance leads to great compensation
    - Guidance from upper management sets employees up for success
    - Company has great footprint in the field
    - Great learning environment

    Cons

    Long hours to in order to well
    - Training schedule is very demanding and time consuming

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Shorten training, and more shadowing during go live

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Horrible Management, Horrible Practices

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Healthcare Practice Manager in Manhattan Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Healthcare Practice Manager in Manhattan Beach, CA

    I have been working at Thor Group

    Pros

    Formerly a leader in the field; Thor has committed to the infrastructure needed to be a part of the Healthcare Recruiting field

    Cons

    Management demands excessive hours, pay is dependent on impossible standards. Management is abusive to staff. Insults are part of the "motivation." Pay for performance is not legitimate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Commitment to staff will help much more than constant turnover and re-training. Some old school methods are valid, but management styles have changed since the 1970s.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Ethics at is worst- anything to make a buck

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    work from home, that is about it.

    Cons

    Will do anything to make a buck, have employees break non-competes, If you don't kiss the CEO ass good luck. if you are in for a CEO calling at all times day night weekends to waste your time because he has no personal life and does not respect anyone that does then maybe this is the place for you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Tough place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thor Group

    Pros

    Always delivers great support from its strong infrastructure.

    Cons

    It's a recruiting firm that wants you making 100 calls/day and only the successful folks are taken care of. Unless you're currently contributing to the bottom line, you're at the bottom of the totem pole.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some interest in your employee's well being.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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