Williams Lea

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Williams Lea Reviews

Updated September 29, 2014
Updated September 29, 2014
154 Reviews
2.2
154 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are a lot of good people that work for this organization (in 6 reviews)

  • Good benefits, Active in print services (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management clique is present (in 12 reviews)

  • The upper-management is SO disorganized and they are clueless to what you, as employees do on a daily basis (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    This is an OK company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Office Service Associate
    Current Employee - Office Service Associate

    I have been working at Williams Lea full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Corporate makes their employees rate them once a year and they actually review their findings and make changes. They offer Exceptional Awards twice a year which is a $50 gift card...but you have to be nominated.

    Cons

    It is extremely hard to move up in the company. I understand they are just beginning to create programs to help employees move up, but I think it will be several years before it will be reality.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Decent Company

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

    I have been working at Williams Lea full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people, good leadership. Large established organization.

    Cons

    Behind the times on technology and infrastructure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep soliciting feedback from the field and keep pushing forward. Need to review pay structures.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Poor Employee Retention

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Distribution Coordinator  in  Newport Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Project Distribution Coordinator in Newport Beach, CA

    I worked at Williams Lea full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great for getting office experience, decent health benefits.

    Cons

    Bad raises. I was marked off for using half a sick day for an entire year, even though management tends to go missing more than they should. People that work there aren't required to have a degree, so they end up starting people off pretty low, and it doesn't really get much better from there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote your employees, and reward them for doing a good job with raises.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Enhance your expertise with growth, culture, delivery, talent.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Presentation Specialist (Workflow Coordinator)  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Lead Presentation Specialist (Workflow Coordinator) in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Williams Lea for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive reach to offer workforce solutions, for qualified candidates to work in.
    Casual Friday dress codes at select sites

    Cons

    Small pay increases
    Early closing stipulations

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great potential, Big let down

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

    I have been working at Williams Lea full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    First Pro - Opportunely to learn the engagements between vendor and client. Last Pro - the best way for YOU to appreciate your next job, is to work for Williams Lea for some time.

    Cons

    Williams Lea is like being a United States Marine, you learn quickly to "do without". You are the tool and this company will use you till your nice and dull. Human Resource team and leadership is at a all new low. Only growth potential is by the hard working Managers (some) on site that actually care for their reports. Zero rewards for hard work, unless of course you know someone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get out as soon as you can

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, NM
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, NM

    I worked at Williams Lea full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Manager was very easy to work with. They made sure employees were well taken care of.

    Cons

    Very hard to get promoted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See what your employees are trying to gain. For some, if there are no upward promotions, you may lose your employee to another company.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Creative services manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Creative Services Manager  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Creative Services Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Williams Lea full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Had a good manager to work with.

    Cons

    Senior management only cared about profitability rather than staff.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 3 people found this helpful  

    Used to be a good company

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Williams Lea full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good benefits, pay on time.

    Cons

    Management has gone to the dogs, not account managers but upper management.
    To many people have entered the company without being promoted from within, causing a disconnect between actual workers and upper management.
    Management has lost touch with the value of the people actually doing the real work. They drive revenue, but are looked upon as expendable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at your core and relate it to the loss of business. Terrible Promote from within, keep tenure people instead of looking at their salaries and cutting depending on how much you earn.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    The worst place to work!!! Supervisor and HR upper management are terrible!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Unknown  in  Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Unknown in Norwalk, CT

    I have been working at Williams Lea full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Still waiting to find out...There are none!

    Cons

    Everything! The Supervisor is a horrible, mean spirited individual, the extremely low pay, did I mention the Supervisor? HR Management is just as bad. They don't care about you or your well being and the Supervisor thrives off of making your life a living hell and will stress you out. Never work for them if you care about your health, if you choose to your health will deteriorate withing the first couple of weeks. They should get out of the business because they are no good for companies or employees. They treat you like trash and all the upper management and supervisors are all in it together, they are bullies and it is like a cult here, run for your lives! I rate them 0 stars, I couldnt give them a -000 so i had to put 1 star

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the Supervisor and the crooked upper management and bring in people who generally care about their employees and the company, maybe then it will get better. Until you do that you will continue to lose great workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Ok

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

    I have been working at Williams Lea

    Pros

    Love my coworkers, Friendly work atmosphere

    Cons

    At times it is difficult getting in contact with HR

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