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"Great company and culture, but you will work lots of hours."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - CAD Technician in New York, NY
Former Employee - CAD Technician in New York, NY
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Great health insurance, great 401k, occasional ability to work in another office to extend your vacation time, friendly people, biannual bonus, signing bonus

Cons

You will work long hours on occasions. double day weekends, and overnights are not uncommon.

Advice to Management

Plan resourcing for your projects better ahead of time so you are not reliant on employees sacrificing entire weekends and nights to make up for bad planning.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Traveling the world - seeing the gold leaf flaking off."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    They are all over the world, there is plenty of knowledge sharing between offices and colleagues and a good camaraderie among the lower ranks and a few of the upper echelons.

    Cons

    They continuously lose good people and tend to retain the average and mediocre people.
    The salary, if you're in it for the money this is the wrong place. If you're in it for the recognition, again, maybe not the right place.

    Advice to Management

    Look among the offices and ask people what they really feel. There's good practices in many of those places that could be shared elsewhere - not all as social and cultural forms differ.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Good company, but unhealthy place to stay"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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.

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