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"Great for Researchers, not so much for support staff"

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Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Arlington, VA
Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Arlington, VA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great benefits, 4 weeks vacation, 1 week sick, 3 emergency days

Cons

Support Staff over-worked, 20 researcher to one AA

Advice to Management

Take care of your support staff, they keep your researchers going.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Office of Services in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Office of Services in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at RAND full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nice blend of corporate and academic/research environment. Very professional culture. Location of Santa Monica office is amazing. Big cubicles. Opportunities to grow if you are bright and dedicated and connected

    Cons

    Computing infrastructure tends to be a bit behind the times because of security concerns. No onsite gym. Cost-based budget model can be frustrating and confusing.


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    "Working as a Contractor for RAND"

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    Former Contractor - Consultant in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Contractor - Consultant in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at RAND as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A leader in research with a close relationship with the government.

    Cons

    Not asked for feedback on supervisors or the project.

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