LA Inc. Reviews | Glassdoor

LA Inc. Reviews

7 reviews

Filter

Filter


2.5
Star Star Star Star Star
Rating Trends Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
CEO
0 Ratings

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date

  1. "Tourism"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Program Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    Good place to work. Fast pace environment with lots of tourist world wide.

    Cons

    High rate of turn over for sales staff.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "It was an eye opener!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    'Los Angeles' itself is a powerful brand. If you work for a company which claims to be the 'brand ambassador' or marketing partner for the city, you will automatically gain lot of credibility.

    Cons

    Lack of business focus and vision
    A standard policy of 'No Decision is the Best Decision'.

    Advice to Management

    People management is a sensitive area, which needs lot of commitment from the leadership.
    My advice to LA INC leadership team is that prior to assigning people management responsibility to any individual, make sure that they are qualified and 'professionally' secured and 'successful 'people. No company is bad and no employee leaves the company. We simply leave the poor managers!


  3. "good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    culture envrionment location food drinks

    Cons

    career advance balance decision top


  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. "Get comfortable in the position you start at. Title wise & financially."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good organization to have on your resume.

    Cons

    Internal promotion is extremely difficult.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Very political"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at LA Inc. full-time

    Pros

    The trade partners are fun to work with and the work is both interesting and rewarding. It's nice to help one of the greatest cities in the world grow economically.

    Cons

    Very political environment where form matters over substance. It's a superficial organization where you have to constantly look over your shoulder. Bullying is also a part of the culture.

    Advice to Management

    Stop allowing bullying. Focus on substance rather than form. It's an office not a hotel management team.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LA Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Laid back environment, flexible schedule, perks, if people respect your work your voice is heard, opportunity to meet people and network.

    Cons

    It is a small company, so if you are a challenge seeker, you may get bored after a couple of years. Negotiate a high salary because raises are very small.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Disorganized"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at LA Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Exposure to a variety of people in a number of different industries.
    Ample networking opportunities.
    Perks particular to the travel industry.
    Opportunity to travel.

    Cons

    Very disorganized and unfocused.
    Favoritism. Likeable and friend does not always translate into capable.
    Nonsensical job titles that have no real equivalent outside LA Inc.
    Indecisive department heads that cause longer working hours for staff in order to meet the deadlines set by those same indecisive department heads.

    Advice to Management

    Decide on a plan of action and stick to it.
    Open your minds to new ideas.
    Listen to the members.
    Ensure managers are really qualified and can handle their positions BEFORE they are promoted.