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Parsons Corporation Reviews

Updated February 16, 2017
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Parsons Corporation CEO Chuck Harrington
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Pros
  • Great Employee Stock Ownership Program is good benefit (in 15 reviews)

  • Good company execlltent good colis (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance is awful great job if you are young and single (in 18 reviews)

  • The upper management of the company is very focused on the value of the employee owned stock (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Good Place to Grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parsons Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Job Security with a lot of backlog. Get to work on a wide range of projects if you are willing to travel.

    Cons

    Long hours, work life balance can be challenging.


  2. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parsons Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work independently; interesting work and high quality employees. They have high expectations.

    Cons

    Not all of their managers practice core values.

    Advice to Management

    Work harder to keep field employees between projects.


  3. "Principal Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parsons Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work independently; career growth support; client-based relationships; great compensation

    Cons

    no sick time allowance; must use vacation time

    Advice to Management

    Provide 3 sick days to all F/T employees


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  5. "Parsons"

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    Current Employee - Help Desk in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Help Desk in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parsons Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits and business hours. Compensation is average.

    Cons

    The only con I've really experienced is starting of contracted as opposed to being hiring directly by the company.


  6. "Fair and Fun!"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, especially 401K and healthcare. I worked with some remarkable co-workers and managers.

    Cons

    None that I can think of other than work in Chicago started diminishing and more projects/opportunities opened up elsewhere.


  7. "Great people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people; Interesting projects; Fair wages and benefits

    Cons

    Hours can be long; Push to develop business.


  8. "Parsons review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Parsons Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Loyalty to employees.
    Good benefits
    International opportunities and strong core values

    Cons

    Not aggressive in all markets talent is strong in

    Advice to Management

    Seek to utilize your resources in their area of expertise to maximize wealth


  9. "Good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Large company. has Good benefits

    Cons

    Bad communications. no feedback from management or supervisor .


  10. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - EH&S Manager
    Current Employee - EH&S Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, stock ownership, benefits are good

    Cons

    Can be nepotistic, friends get opportunities others should have been given,


  11. "Averge"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great projects to work, good if you want to work on various projects around the world

    Cons

    too much emphasis on billable hrs



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