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  1. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Projects with big companies, small but friendly team, great place to learn about paper and packaging industries. Great office location.

    Cons

    Some travel to remote places of the country. Limited upward mobility and slow compensation growth


  2. "Good experience, but not much future"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pöyry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent autonomy, lots to learn, accelerated experience and responsibility

    Cons

    Lots of travel, high level of internal, time wasting activities, and you will not get your bonus potential

    Advice to Management

    Put some effort in training and retaining your people.

  3. "Appraisal"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pöyry full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    International and down to earth colleagues

    Cons

    As with all global companies, no company is better than its local management


  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Former Employee in Appleton, WI
    Former Employee - Former Employee in Appleton, WI
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people and challenging work.

    Cons

    Unstable work load in an unstable economy.

    Advice to Management

    New president who may turn things around. Still have one poor ineffective VP


  5. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pöyry full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good values and work/life balance. Good variety of work and opportunities

    Cons

    Salaries not as competitive as other employers, i would have remained if they had matched my salary

    Advice to Management

    Worth considering a salary/reward package review because generally a fantastic company


  6. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pöyry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good reputation of the consulting business, generally involved in very big energy projects. Good exposure and learning, flat hierarchy and good mobility.

    Cons

    Low staff morale, keeping staff motivated seems a challenge for top management. Not very integrated as a group. Often reluctant cooperation among divisions

    Advice to Management

    Motivate by example, juniors disrespect sluggish management and get discouraged


  7. "Senior Structural Engg"

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    Current Employee - Senior Civil/Structural Engineer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Senior Civil/Structural Engineer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Pöyry full-time

    Pros

    A global company with an extensive local office network , extensive experience in energy sector

    Cons

    Growth opportunity is very limited in local offices , Local office management is very unorganized

    Advice to Management

    Local office should have more support from head office

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Flexible and great opportunities to learn"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Helsinki, Southern Finland (Finland)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Helsinki, Southern Finland (Finland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Pöyry full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Projects are greatly varied and pose interesting challenges that mean I am learning and interacting with industry professionals regularly and increasing my expertise.

    Cons

    Rewards mechanisms are slightly off balance, that due to time schedule overlaps with project deadlines, you may be working with unpaid over time or not be recognized for various efforts properly.


  9. "9-to-5 engineering"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pöyry full-time

    Pros

    Good and steady firm for a 9-to-5 engineer who does not expect too much career advancement.

    Cons

    Lack of employee respect, human understanding and training - significantly reduced motivation within staff.

    Advice to Management

    This firm's potential lies only with its employees, not in bureaucracy, policies and management layers - make sure the staff is appreciated, respected and motivated and it'll pay off.


  10. "Great working Enviroment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    There is always a good challenge. International projects. Different types of projects

    Cons

    In can only say due to the work load the working hours are long.


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