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  • Its essential that employees be given training on maintaining work life balance (in 3 reviews)

  • You feel like an orphan since you are treated as a contractor - both at client side and HnM (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Front End Developer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Developer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Front End Developer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very good opportunity for Intern Position.
    Got to learn a lot of things, which is only possible in startups.

    Cons

    The Senior Managment is good, But they can still Improve.


  2. "Awesome company to work for on the Analytics side in the BFSI domain."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Data Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Data Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Helios & Matheson IT full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I had worked at Helios & Matheson Analytics Inc full-time for more than 2 years.

    Great coworkers who are really smart and respectful. In fact, I would stress on the genuinely nice portion. They senior management is quite knowledge about the finance space and will help you to succeed if your from a technical background to understand the business aspect. I got great experience working on analytics projects in the Financial Services space. The company really cares about its employees and treats them really well. Work-life balance is awesome. With this experience I got a better opportunity and higher salary in New York with a big bank. You can always bring new ideas to the table and the management is always interested in investing in your learning. Great start for a data analyst looking to gain experience in the Financial Services space.

    Cons

    You will be working on multiple projects and it can be a challenge at times with less number of resources to meet deadlines. As a result you will spend a lot of time in meetings and giving updates to the project management team. Its essential that employees be given training on maintaining work life balance. This can be stressful at times, but that's what makes this job fun and challenging at the same time.

    Advice to Management

    Great Management. However, it’s essential that you should hire more resources to meet target deadlines.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Better to be jobless than working with Helios and Matheson"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You will get your salary....thats it.

    Cons

    > No one in this company is approachable to address the issues of employees.
    > Management is not aware of anything
    > No one is ever interested in answering the phone or replying to your mails.
    > Highly unreliable HR, Admin, Finance and Others..........

    Advice to Management

    Please maintain some kind of policies or introduce some issue addressing mechanisms.


  4. "Stay away - especially H1B"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Helios & Matheson IT full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    you can have a job if no one is hiring you...

    Cons

    A worst body shopping company, there is no investment in their employees, whatsoever. Consider yourself lucky if there is one get together in a year. Beware, no one knows them but they will speak high about themselves. Look at their web site, that's how good they are. Their web site speaks how serious they are about investing in themselves. Unethical business practices, do not trust their promises. This is not for those who are serious about their career. Their business is as simple as putting bodies at client and get the billing going.

    Advice to Management

    Take some risks, invest in your employees. Get out of body shopping mentality and do some real stuff for your clients.


  5. "HR needs improvement and salary brackets are low"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Helios & Matheson IT full-time

    Pros

    good clients and good exposure if you are new to technology

    Cons

    Salary range is too low. Hikes are not given properly

    Advice to Management

    Take are of your employees.


  6. "Worst company- nly work N00salary"

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    Former Employee - FN Administrator in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - FN Administrator in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Helios & Matheson IT (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No salaries
    No good response from HR
    No bothering of the employee who are working in client places

    Cons

    salary issues. they will n ot give the salary who are working in client side.

    Advice to Management

    Please give salaries and help the employees who believed you and came to work to your company.


  7. "Software Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Helios & Matheson IT (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work in MNCs

    Cons

    They dont pay your salaries

    Advice to Management

    Learn to keep your words

  8. "Worst Professional Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    1. Good salary hike if you are looking for a jump from previous company
    There is no other Pros and if you are joining for salary hike.
    Get the salary hike and leave the company as earliest before H&M terminates you.

    Advice to candidates : Its very difficult to chase these people so don't delay to get hard copy of your relieving letter and PF transfer process.

    Cons

    This company hires the professionals and place them at client locations as contractors. So, you will get the salary till the time you are billable in that specific project and if the billing stops you will be terminated without any prior notice.
    1. False promises & Commitments to get permanent on client payroll.
    2. Permanent job is also like contractual job, any time you can get sacked without any prior notice.
    3. Will make you cry for salary, leaves, joining bonus and relocation allowances after joining the company.
    4. Will give you undetermined leaves without salary.

    Note: Beware of such fraud companies and never join such companies for initial salary hike.

    Advice to Management

    There is no management and no HR teams in this company. Try to call on contact numbers given on website and check it out yourself.


  9. "review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Helios & Matheson IT (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Good salary
    -Good clients, hence good opportunity to learm

    Cons

    -Bad HR
    - No career path


  10. "nice company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Client TDA was good and no work pressure with this client.

    Cons

    salary is less when compared to other companies.


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