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"good not great"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Chemonics International full-time

Pros

great people to work with, hire within culture good

Cons

overworked, understaffed which results in mediocre work

Other Employee Reviews for Chemonics International

  1. "Chemonics International has a great office culture."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The work environment is very collaborative and positive.

    Cons

    The company's development impact seems quite low for the amount of work that is put in.


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Work long hard hours for little pay to support Executive Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chemonics International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Outside of Senior Management, you work with some of the most dedicated, hard working people you will ever meet.

    Cons

    Chemonics is poorly run proposal machine oiled with the blood of the Associates. You will be expected to work 10 hours a day plus Saturdays for no extra pay or time off. Industry-wise, Chemonics has some of the worst pay and benefits.

    Advice to Management

    After Executive Management paid itself off last year under the "Employee Ownership" buyout, Chemonics decided that the only way to keep paying Executives their high salary along with the sweet benefits they gave themselves in the buyout, was to greatly reduce the number of junior staff working in the DC office and to reduce the already meager benefits. This means the employee that use to belong to a team of four now belong in a team of two. And while the remaining employees are now doing twice the work, they are getting less benefits and with no hope of a salary increase anytime in the next few years. Everyone sees the writing on the wall and is trying to get out. Currently, Chemonics' main competitors are hiring and offering much better salary and benefits. Management needs to realize that everyone that can leave Chemonics is leaving Chemonics. If they don't change their ways, Chemonics will not be around much longer.

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