MarketBridge - High quality firm, lacks advancement opportunities for Associates | Glassdoor
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"High quality firm, lacks advancement opportunities for Associates"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Associate in Bethesda, MD
Current Employee - Associate in Bethesda, MD
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Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- Excellent exposure to senior management at the firm
 - Blue chip clients like Microsoft, IBM, Office Depot, Saks - and long standing relationships
 - Great stretch opportunities for junior consultants
 - Happy hours in the office on Fridays
 - Great pay
 - Limited travel
 - Smart people

Cons

- Slow and subjective path to career progression
 - Tendency for workers to feel like "worker bees" or "grunts"
 - Loooong hours and little reward or recognition for them
 - Senior managers on projects

Advice to Management

- Principles on projects need to spend more time managing and developing their teams
 - Principles should be expected to be true "leaders" in the organization

Other Employee Reviews for MarketBridge

  1. "Good Place"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Small firm with big clients
    contact with upper management early in career
    work life balance
    collegial atmosphere
    smart coworkers
    high tech

    Cons

    Work only tends to be in High tech space
    Sometimes upper management makes odd decisions
    could be compensated more
    Management never says no to client. In some sense you expect this, but when you never say no to everything the client asks you can get convoluted results that try to appease everyone - lack of objectivity

    Advice to Management

    I think the management needs to focus on objectivity in the consulting engagements. Too often projects were derided just because someone on the client side didn't like the numbers. That is the point of objective information.


  2. "Good company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bethesda, MD
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for, very liberal and casual environment. Great work culture and stability. Excellent opportunities and the pay is great.

    Cons

    Lousy position. Wanted to advance to other opportunities which is what I was initially told would be available, later found out those opportunities were not there.

    Advice to Management

    I think management should spend more time listening to the ideas and thoughts of subordinates. Often times they have the better ideas,

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