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Next Step Living Reviews

Updated December 2, 2018
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Pros
  • "Type of work environment where you can voice your opinion" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Great people at all levels from top down" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Unfortunately NSL shut their doors in the spring of 2016" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Home Energy Advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The job offered a competitive salary and a nice commission structure. It is a self serving job for the independent employee.

    Cons

    Jobs are not always guaranteed and you can have some weeks where work is very minimal. The company structure changes frequently and it can be difficult to adjust at times.


  2. "Defunct"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Next Step Living part-time

    Pros

    Free coffee, laid back office vibe

    Cons

    Constantly laterally changing management, misleading promises, unfair standards, lack of accountability, green managers

  3. "Enjoyed Coworkers, Company Had No Idea What Was Happening"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing atmosphere, passion for the mission, great people.

    Cons

    Disorganized, company track all over the place, headed for bankrupcy.


  4. "Next step living"

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    Former Employee - Event Representative in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Event Representative in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Next Step Living part-time

    Pros

    Being an event outreach Rep provided flexibility

    Cons

    Some of the events were difficult and or saturated

    Advice to Management

    allocate fund more wisely


  5. "Went out of Biz"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Next Step Living part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Had good coffee and chairs.

    Cons

    Next Step living is no longer a company.

    Advice to Management

    keep your company afloat


  6. "I was pretty happy"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Next Step Living full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good upward mobility for hard workers.

    Cons

    It was shut down and I was laid off.


  7. "Great place to kick off career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Next Step Living full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities to take on new projects and solidify new skills

    Cons

    Many strategy changes in the three years I was there led to confusing priorities

  8. "Reduce your carbon footprint"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Next Step Living full-time

    Pros

    Help clients save money, be come comfortable in their homes while reducing their carbon footprint.

    Cons

    Unfortunately NSL shut their doors in the spring of 2016


  9. "Neighbordhood Marketing Representative / Team Leader"

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    Former Employee - Neighborhood Marketing Representative/Team Leader in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Neighborhood Marketing Representative/Team Leader in New Haven, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Next Step Living (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent culture, independent work environment, promotion of clean energy and environmentally friendly products.

    Cons

    Hours could potentially be very long depending on the day and location.

    Advice to Management

    Company folded early 2016


  10. "Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Energy Advisor in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Energy Advisor in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Next Step Living full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Training, and eager, young work force

    Cons

    More interested in "Yes Men" than any critical analysis of process or pushback on the way things are run.