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"The quintessential sweatshop"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Web Developer
Former Employee - Senior Web Developer
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- High profile clients and projects
- If you last longer then 2 years you will have proven that you can survive in the most extreme toxic environments.

Cons

- Management cultishly insular.
- Long, unpaid overtime leads to eventual burnout
- High turnover rate, HR was on a permanent hiring blitz to maintain enough staff to complete projects
- Professional development largely involves coming to sobering realizations about where you will finally draw the line

Other Employee Reviews for Critical Mass

  1. "A learning experience."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Safe. I can take a higher level position, and years later go to a lower level position, and not be penalized.

    Cons

    The general public seems to hate us.

    Advice to Management

    Needs better PR. Hire someone to repair image.


  2. "Stagnant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Creative
    Current Employee - Senior Creative
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    amazing culture, great work, fun office, great heritage

    Cons

    pay, nepotism, structure, leads, pay

    Advice to Management

    too focused on the bottom line, a ot of great people left, and continue to leave, innovation only goes so far before you have to fulfill retainer work.

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