HDR Employee Reviews about "employee owned"

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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  • "Employee owned; incredible colleagues; lots of advancement opportunities(in 90 reviews)

  • "Strong culture, great people to work with(in 47 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "large company isn't always nimble(in 24 reviews)

  • "Do not stand by work/life balance narrative(in 20 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Strong Management- Promising Future

      Dec 18, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Highly competitive benefits package, respectable work-life balance, employee owned, strong financials and discretionary retirement account contributions from employer, very successful stock share annualized growth, prudent executive leadership with promising vision for growth

      Cons

      Some office cultures within the Southern US occasionally exhibited hostility towards certain individuals and weren't always as inclusive as possible, some positions may not give the employee a clear picture of future progression or growth opportunities

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Construction

      Jan 21, 2021 - Construction Engineer in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee Owned with stock options

      Cons

      Small Construction Group that is slowly growing

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Depends on Position

      Jan 18, 2021 - Business Development Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee Owned; many locations; 401K matching

      Cons

      high turnover; place growth of stock price over other important considerations that cost money.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      Wonderful place to intern!

      Nov 20, 2020 - Environmental Science 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I enjoy that the company is employee-owned

      Cons

      A fairly rigid work environment

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good place to work

      Dec 28, 2020 - Senior Project Manager in Denver, CO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexibility, collaboration, entrepreneurial, employee owned, great office space

      Cons

      Job structure, drive for UT, lacks diversity, lower base pay than competitors, regional managers operate differently

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      does not care about employees

      Dec 8, 2020 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      employee owned business, good divedents

      Cons

      do not provide support or advancement to staff

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Old school thinking and management

      Dec 8, 2020 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay and employee owned

      Cons

      clique type environment even with covid cases rising, managment pressures employees to come in teams are resistant to take ownership of anything so nothing gets fixed or changed

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place

      Sep 26, 2020 - Senior Project Architect in Omaha, NE
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee owned company that strives on expertise in healthcare and civic projects. Strong drive by leadership that is shared without being overbearing.

      Cons

      Can be very corporate driven. Top heavy and difficult to define career paths.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Excellent company!

      Sep 2, 2020 - Marketing Manager in Omaha, NE
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee owned; incredible colleagues; lots of advancement opportunities

      Cons

      Some offices have limited working space.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Bridge Engineer-in-Training

      Jun 28, 2020 - Bridge EIT in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of projects, large wealth of experience to fall back on, significant thought goes into projects pursued and won to ensure adequate expertise is available. Employee owned,

      Cons

      In larger offices it can be difficult to get to know employees and management, however this would be common to any large office and is solved by being social

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