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"Pretty nice place to work"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Better than average pay, nice people

Cons

Things in a state of flux

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be good place/lost its way in recent years"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Vitamin Research Products full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary a little higher than median/corporate lunches/Keurig maker

    Cons

    As a former manager with this company, I've seen a lot of people come and go. Lately, more people are going--going out the door that is. This is due to the recent acquisitions, which unfortunately have thrown this company's organizational management into chaos. Echoing my colleague, they are interviewing employees to evaluate their skill set, but often times do not understand the workload or the technical ability of these people. If you've ever seen Office Space, it's a little bit like the scene with the Bobs, but without the humor.

    Worse, remaining employees are left to pick up the slack, leading to intolerable workloads and unreasonable expectations. They are often asked to take up responsibilities for which they have little expertise. For instance, a developer will be asked to assume the role of a DBA they just laid off, even though that developer may have passing knowledge of SQL and data tables. But sadly, that developer can't confide in his new bosses about his lack of DBA knowledge, because to do so might very well cost him his job.

    It is these kinds of decisions that are turning people away from VRP. If you take a vested interest in your employee's success and well-being, you will thrive. If all you care about is bottom line and efficiency, best of luck.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more qualified individuals and stop putting loyal employees on trial, for God's sake. Actually understand what your departments and employees do before you decide to cut positions and gibe promotions.


  2. "Ever-Changing at the Time"

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    Former Employee - Video/SEM/SEO Specialist in Carson City, NV
    Former Employee - Video/SEM/SEO Specialist in Carson City, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vitamin Research Products full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Really excellent people with positive attitudes.
    - Decent benefits, and a very team-player attitude.
    - Very patient and easy to work with HR team.

    Cons

    VRP was constantly changing hands, and management. Laid off due to moving the administrative team to Texas at the time. Could have done my digital marketing position from anywhere, and signed on specifically because I thought I'd be there for a long time.

    Advice to Management

    Try not to change too much all at once. A slow change is easier to adapt to.

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