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"AIR cares about their employees, offer great benefits, and depending on the department a fun place to work"

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Former Employee - IT in Washington, DC
Former Employee - IT in Washington, DC
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

AIR cares about their employees, offer great benefits, and depending on the department a fun place to work. Would recommend.

Cons

Some departments can be very work heavy during certain parts of the year. Can be difficult to career progress.

Advice to Management

In order to keep good, young talent, there needs to be more opportunities to for them to grow their experience and careers in the first 1 to 1.5 years

Other Employee Reviews for American Institutes for Research

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Collegial atmosphere, bright employees, slow organization"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Collegiate atmosphere
    - Collaborative/project-based work
    - Quality work (as opposed to bigger firms)
    - Cross-discipline work (Workforce, Education, Healthcare, etc.)
    - Respect and trust among novice employees
    - Support for professional research (at least within the Workforce group)

    Cons

    - Slow organization
    - Not very innovative
    - Say they value work/life balance, but not always (depends on project manager)
    - Pay is lower than bigger firms (Booze, Deloite, etc.)

    Advice to Management

    - Implement some of the innovative HR stuff you promote in resaearch
    - Utilize the organizational psychology experts you have to enhance your own internal HR processes
    - Really demonstrate you value work/life balance


  2. Helpful (7)

    "Great location, boring work, lackluster employees, pretty dry and unexciting"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great location in Georgetown
    Metro benefits

    Cons

    Absolute no chance of moving up without more and more education
    Little attention given to your interests
    As an RA - traded around by project managers
    Everyone is a bit on the nerdy, quiet side

    Advice to Management

    Engage RAs more, ask for feedback


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