Synovate - Not bad, but not good | Glassdoor
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"Not bad, but not good"

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  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Research Executive in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Research Executive in London, England (UK)
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Easy pace of work in a non-pressured environment
- Relatively young work force
- good work life balance

Cons

- Liimited management capability
- Lack of vision and medium term plans communicated
- Poor exec leadership

Advice to Management

- Better leadership
- Train managers to become good managers as opposed to just promoting up due to length of service

Other Employee Reviews for Synovate

  1. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There is a great cohesiveness between co-workers. Synovate offers plenty of opportunities to get to know your peers and develop personal friendships outside of the work environment.

    Cons

    Due to the economy, Synovate was very understaffed. The work load was still manageable but it lead to periodic stressful times.

    Advice to Management

    Synovate does a great job developing their entry level employees. Supervisors are always accessible to junior staff and interns. I viewed, not only my immediate supervisor, but all the senior management in my department as a great mentor. They were patient and always offered their time to coach me on important issues in their field.


  2. "Synovate Global Resource"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Minimum overtime required. Management extremely competent at project management giving ample time to complete projects. Good and thorough performance management review system. Opportunity for growth present as company tolerates transfers between divisions and departments. Independence given towards personal tasks management. Management very understanding towards personal life and general requirements of employees.

    Cons

    Minimum salary offered in region. Positions given based on age/years of work experience not taking into account responsibilities held at previous job and industry relevance. Major discrepancies given to staff in same positions as they do not take into account educational background and competence. Slow in offering job promotions. Bottleneck in terms of projects and workload (unavoidable due to nature of job and industry).

    Advice to Management

    Employees should be hired based on level of competence and not age/years of experience disregarding industry and skill set of previous job. Major discrepancies towards hiring of employees in terms of language and communication abilities, education background, career aspirations, motivation towards job, personalities and general iq should be alleviated.

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