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"Great place to work"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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Pros

Really smart, nice people
Very high quality standards
Decent management team

Cons

Sometimes very old fashioned in the way they manage
Product set could use some updating
Salary and incentive program are a bit under market
Managers need better training on how to manage staff

Advice to Management

Give staff a clear idea about strategy and career path
Update the product offering
More competitive salaries would be nice

Other Employee Reviews for Economist Intelligence Unit

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Independent Contributor"

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    Former Employee - Independent Contributor
    Former Employee - Independent Contributor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Economist Intelligence Unit part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours for free-lance reports, work load can be adjusted, people there are very professional and knowledgable

    Cons

    free-lance reports rate is not adjusted to market rate


  2. Helpful (1)

    "NOT recommended to join."

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    Former Employee - Director in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Director in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Economist Intelligence Unit full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. Medical coverage is good as it covers family.
    2. A lot of opportunities to travel around different regions.
    3. that's about it.

    Cons

    1. Poor people management
    2. Snobbish team of people, especially management team.
    3. Lack of vision.
    4. Old fashion led by Old guards.
    5. Pay is not high.
    6. Lack of proper communication in terms of company vision, career path, roles and responsibilities etc.
    7. Employee training more of a show business. Not constructive for employees as the objective is not meant to help employees but to find out if you have a positive or negative perspective of the company or to reaffirm your attitude and aptitude.

    Advice to Management

    Don't think it will progress far given information is almost free and abundant nowadays. Economists is also looked upon with lesser respect than before as their forecast is of less significant.

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