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  1. Helpful (2)

    "control"

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      Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Calgary, AB

      I worked at Golder Associates full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      strong team culture and good benefits

      Cons

      conformity prevails in the company culture. Little room for innovation and creativity discouraged. some education is highly valued but too much education creates problems for the companies business model.

      Advice to Management

      open up the doors and let some innovative thinking in

      Golder Associates2017-05-27
    • Helpful (2)

      "Weak leadership"

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      Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Zürich
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Golder Associates for more than 20 years

      Pros

      Company success comes from very good technical people and high level of commitment, especially of senior associates.

      Cons

      Lack of clear definition of company's core business and solid value proposition for different market. Weak brand positioning in many markets. More a global group of local companies than a global company.

      Advice to Management

      Build a global and well recognized brand or sell.

      Golder Associates2016-05-11
    • Helpful (5)

      "Where Project Management goes to die....."

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        Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Perth, Western Australia
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Golder Associates full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Some of the Technical people are very smart

        Cons

        Management and attitudes are from the 1970s and have not moved on. Technical people are valued, but Project Management Professionals are not. Technical people are put into delivery positions and perform badly. Principals and Associates are all technical people and do not understand management or delivery or finances or personnal management or most other things that are required to run a business. They are focussed on...

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        Advice to Management

        Your technical people are good at technical stuff, but you need to value your delivery staff too. Other companies can do the work just as well as you and also know how to deliver on time and to budget.

        Golder Associates2015-08-07
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