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"Been good to me"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Systems Administrator
Current Employee - Systems Administrator
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Shaw Group full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Easy to move ahead if you are a good employee.

Cons

Communication can be improved and the office politics is silly.

Advice to Management

Less politics.

Other Employee Reviews for Shaw Group

  1. "Some growing pains as company tries to move beyond just construction."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant III
    Current Employee - Consultant III
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Group full-time

    Pros

    Shaw is a large employer and thus has some of the benefits you would expect from any large company. They offer 401k matching 50% of your contribution up to 3% of your salary, health insurance, relocation and sign-on benefits, decent time off, and fairly stable and predictable jobs.

    Cons

    For a major company, the health benefits are rather pitiful and a source of major complaint amongst my coworkers. The company started as a construction firm, but now has some aspects of facility operations, the contrast in focus of those two aspects can cause conflict. A great deal of emphasis is placed on whether or not things work, rather than how they should work.

    Advice to Management

    Improve your health insurance coverage and other benefits. The advantage of a company as large and diverse as Shaw is the ability to quickly move talant where it is needed; if your employees want to relocate but see your competitors offering better wages and benefits, they will leave.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "its better than being unemployed"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    steady work ... have looked at my screen for fifteen minutes trying come up with something else to say but got nothing

    Cons

    must be genetically qualified to advance no communication between front office and craft workers double work leading to more double work

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