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"Great"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
No opinion of CEO

Pros

SGS is a large international company with much opportunities
Opportunity to learn a lot about the field you are in

Cons

The hours are very long
A lot of exposure to toxic chemicals
The pay not very high for what they charge the clients

Other Employee Reviews for SGS

  1. Helpful (2)

    "If you're very lucky, a great chance to form a solid international network."

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    Current Employee - Lab Tech
    Current Employee - Lab Tech
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Large international company with opportunities to network globally.
    Very knowledgeable people (if you can track them down and connect with them) in a wide variety of businesses.
    Stable job.
    Good "starter company" to prepare you to work elsewhere.

    Cons

    Very poor communication between departments, branches, divisions or countries. You will be re-inventing the wheel.
    Jealousy & competition between branches is discouraged in word, but encouraged in deed. You must be very careful who you help or very secretive if you do lend a hand to another branch.
    No chance for promotion. If you're hired on as management then you have a chance to move up, otherwise the company will hire from the outside before they promote from within.
    Little direction from management on where the company is going.
    Bureaucracy.
    Stagnant culture. Zero ability to implement change on a local, national or global level.
    Very low wages compared to similar positions with other companies.

    Advice to Management

    There's lots of talk about "The Plan" but never any action. Vision is a great and necessary part of a company, but it doesn't get you very far. Define what each division, each branch, each department and each employee needs to accomplish to support "The Plan' and then maybe you'll get some buy-in from the rank and file.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "work experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Honesty is best thinking. We always follow my work place this policy.

    Cons

    We feel all-time heisted and so late of good understand people.

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