Ankrom Moisan Architects - It's time for actual change vs. lip service. | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (21)

    "It's time for actual change vs. lip service."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ankrom Moisan Architects full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    AMA celebrates being entrepreneurial, via the founders of the company. Some employees can take advantage of it, creating interesting opportunities for themselves. The office spaces are really nice. It's a big enough business to find people who care about the same things you do (design, PM-ing, QC, BD, etc.) and form good relationships in and out of work. The work / life balance for people with families is relatively widespread...

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    Cons

    Leadership. On the surface, the corporate culture seems great. Casual, friendly, free coffee, fun events, etc. But, if you scratch the surface - which most of us have after the debacle of 2017 - you will notice that leadership fosters a culture of mistrust, cattiness, inauthenticity and irresponsibility. If they feel threatened by a person or idea, it goes very badly. To put it simply: watch your back. Be a YES man...

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    Advice to Management

    The time for lip service is over. Stop masking the toxic problems and actually deal with them—everyone can see through the smoke screen and are ready for actual change. Get the right leadership team in place who can form trusting and inspiring relationships with staff AND clients. Don’t just talk about listening—actually do it, and be prepared for some hard truths. Don’t punish the people brave enough to speak up. Looking...

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    Ankrom Moisan Architects2018-05-17

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Can't beat the environment"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ankrom Moisan Architects full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Family friendly, good benefits, great people. They've done a lot to build an employee culture that's supportive and encouraging for their team members.

    Cons

    Can't think of any atm.

    Ankrom Moisan Architects2019-06-20
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

      I have been working at Ankrom Moisan Architects full-time

      Pros

      Great working environment and work/life balance

      Cons

      Sometimes unorganized when delegating projects and work loads.

      Ankrom Moisan Architects2019-02-25

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