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"Great responsibility especially for first job. Learned a ton."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Researcher in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Researcher in San Diego, CA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Smart people
Interesting projects.
Good training for internship. Didn't just make copies.
My manager cared about my success.
Good recruiting at UCSD jobfair.
Lunches for interns nice way to meet everyone.
Learned a ton.

Cons

Fast paced on some project teams I was on. Lots of international research.
Better benefits for part time positions
More databases for specialty research

Advice to Management

Great sense of community. Felt my manager and project team manager really cared about my role in company and project. Quality of what we finished was great. Really nice people. Smart group.

Other Employee Reviews for Bainbridge

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Boutique firm work experience on real business cases, entrepreneurial, a world of experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Only southern california strategy boutique, has a small close to the client practice. You learn on the job with a mentor analyst, not in a classroom. Projects are international so you'll pick up country specific learning. Now doing venture projects and acquisitions. Covers range of industries. Little chance to be bored. Good office environment and new people brought in last year by new director much improved. Company now moves people to roles based on merit, not years or degree. New benefits and perks based on employee feedback. Turnover low, only one analyst, leftover from past, left to work in accounting career. Dumb move, but ended transition to new culture and environment.

    Cons

    A Professor ran company until last summer. Morale was bad I heard and people were unhappy. New director replaced professor, last summer and cleaned up changed recruiting, new structure, and live training. Some people who worked in here in the past were unqualified from what I've seen. No longer. If you need spoon feeding and classroom teaching then this is not for you.

    Advice to Management

    Changes in 2011 good. Projects and people much better. Move out remaining under achiever. Keep hiring accomplishment oriented, team players. Make training more formal, create a full time HR position, plus never hire accounting wannabes again. It's a great place to work, everyone motivated to want it to be even better. Lunches and newsletter were good additions.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "No growth opportunity if you do not have an MBA or are not from an Ivy League school."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in La Jolla, CA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in La Jolla, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Autonomy.
    Fast-paced.
    Satisfactory compensation.
    Employees from various background.

    Cons

    High turnover rate.
    Vague information in terms of opportunities and promotions.
    The company is so lean that no formal training will be provided.
    Majority of consultancy work are done by cold-calling competitors and trying to pry information from them.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your employees' capabilities and work ethics instead of which school they graduated from.

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