Arup - Good company, but unhealthy place to stay | Glassdoor
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"Good company, but unhealthy place to stay"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Engineer in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Arup full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great company values and culture. Great people. High-profile projects.

Cons

Hard to move up or progress a career. Very UK-centric.High stress projects.

Other Employee Reviews for Arup

  1. Helpful (1)

    "A great place, great people, stimulating work to do"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arup as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Always busy doing all types of IT work.

    Cons

    There were no bad experiences


  2. Helpful (3)

    "The lack of accountability completely hinders the ability to be truly innovative."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Civil Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Civil Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Arup full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good "first job" for entry level positions persons, iconic projects, idealistic company values (see Ove Arup's Key Speech). "Yes Men" do very well here.

    Cons

    Lack of accountability, weak management, little opportunity for middle or senior personnel. I

    Advice to Management

    Need to align company values throughout the organizational structure. Day to day operations is not in alignment with well defined company procedures or the core values. BIG problem.

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