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Cardno Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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Cardno CEO & Managing Director Richard Wankmuller
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Pros
  • Great people, friendly and diverse environment (in 13 reviews)

  • Varied Interesting Projects, Good connection with global Cardno (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • upper management squeeze, number above everything else, rush on projects causing bad deliverable to clients (in 16 reviews)

  • The work/life balance culture seems to be dissipating too (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Clearwater, FL
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Clearwater, FL
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cardno full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company has excellent benefits: 401k, profit sharing, helath, life disability, etc. Pay is competitive. Even through a recession, the company did pretty good. Very stable company

    Cons

    Company is growing due to an aquisition so the small family type atmosphere is slowly disappearing.


  2. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very qualified people, good work product, enjoyable environment with flexibility

    Cons

    Work experience can depend on who you work for

    Advice to Management

    provide more support mentoring jr. staff. They are your future.

  3. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cardno full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, caeer growth, and progressive working conditions

    Cons

    No cons - benefits need to be upgraded

    Advice to Management

    Continue to look for talented employees and offer competative benefits


  4. "Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunities abound for those with curious minds and strong work ethics.

    Cons

    Rural setting may not appeal to some...


  5. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Cardno full-time

    Pros

    Cardno embraces new technologies and they provide freedom to innovate on projects.

    Cons

    There is some volatility regarding the overall backlog which jeopardizes job security.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on people as the number one growth strategy.


  6. Helpful (4)

    "Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cardno full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The work environment at Cardno today is staff friendly with flexible work arrangements, transparency and quality work as the goal in all interactions.

    Cons

    Prior reviews were relevant relative to the old regime, but in the past 12 months significant strides have been made to remedy past sins and focus on what matters most.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on staff, clients and how to develop and provide value to each. Continue efforts on social responsibility and meeting mission, vision and values.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Working at Cardno"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Manager in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Area Manager in South Bend, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cardno full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cardno is company on the rise. Great people to work with.The re-organization has resulted in a team of strong leaders moving the company in a direction that has a focus on staff and clients. I'm glad to be part of the rebound.

    Cons

    It will take a little time to right the ship.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on attracting and retaining quality people. Demand superior quality for services supplied and focus on customer service.

  8. Helpful (4)

    "Future Looks Bright"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cardno full-time

    Pros

    Cardno has taken serious steps to right the ship over the past 6 months and with a new leadership team and renewed focus on the important things the future looks bright. The new management team has done away burdensome overhead, streamlined the process, and is finally allowing the talented staff to do what they do best...do good work!

    Cons

    As with any consulting/ contracting company the pace is hectic.


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - CAD Technician in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - CAD Technician in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cardno full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very laid back and very productive

    Cons

    to be a salaried worker sucks, in early leave late same pay

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  10. "Process Engineering Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Entry Level Process Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Entry Level Process Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Cardno full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good team, Good environment to work with

    Cons

    I don't have any downsides


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