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Progressive Media Group Reviews

Updated September 14, 2017
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  1. "Market research manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Progressive Media Group full-time

    Pros

    Good environment, growth opportunities

    Cons

    Work life balance, no transportation

    Advice to Management

    Cool


  2. "Good company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working environment, very good start for fresher for learning and exposure

    Cons

    Politics, Hikes, CTC/no benefits, no onsite opportunties

  3. "Salary Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Progressive Media Group full-time

    Pros

    Good office for startup

    Cons

    Need to improve in professionalisim


  4. "Great people, low salary and no growth"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The team is really good and very helpful. There were times when we have stayed up late to help others in the team with any glitches and you get to learn a lot and get more responsibility

    Cons

    Does not translate into better salary and company does not invest in their employers in any way and follows archaic processes


  5. "Better to be without a job than joining this company. This company & all its sister concerns are world's worst place 2 B"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You end up making good friends, nothing more. I don't think we join any company just to make friends

    Cons

    List is long:
    1) Management sucks. Your immediate boss (APM or PM) is not even aware of what you are doing and just sets targets which are beyond human capacity. you end up working 24 hours.
    2) politics at its full. You need to crush people to move up in the ladder.
    3) Gives a feeling like a BPO and not a research company / KPO.
    4) HR and its policies sucks.
    5) For fresher's, it's a place where they can easily get converted into machines from human being. Targets are on from the first day.
    6) Job stability is not there at all. They start a process and close it every quarter. I and my entire team moved to three different process in a period of a year.
    7) I don't even want to talk about compensation for the obvious reasons.
    8) What more you can talk about an organization whose COO is sacked on the grounds of financial scam.

    Advice to Management

    They don't listen to their employee why do they care of those who already left.


  6. "A good place to start with"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good learning environment for someone willing to explore opportunities in research domain.

    Good team members to associate with who help at every step to excel

    As a beginner you would learn a lot about team management, people management, on-time project delivery, and handling the pressure.

    Cons

    Growth is quite stagnant after certain point of time as the environment is quite flat.

    Managers tend to exploit the resources up to the brim to get the tasks done.

    Unrealistic targets that exert unwanted pressure and in turn disturb work-life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Management should be a bit flexible and set the SMART objectives (which they call as strategic, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound, which otherwise is not et-al true) objectives not WEIRD.


  7. "9 to 6 job with limited growth prospects"

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    Current Employee - Associate Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work load is pretty low, no need for stretching work hours

    Cons

    growth is very limited depending upon the sector you are working in. Annual hike is very less.

    Advice to Management

    take some feedback from employees and create a participative culture

  8. "A good place to work but only for short duration"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    9-6 job
    comfortable work environment
    no unusual expectations from managers and seniors
    targets are generally achievable
    managers and team leads are generally co-operative with few exceptions
    nice company if you are looking only for work life balance

    Cons

    Salary growth is slow and below industry standard
    limited career opportunities
    work will be acknowledged but rewards will never reach you
    promotions and hikes are difficult - no budget for employees

    Advice to Management

    Please remember you are also an employee...dictator ship is not at all tolerable in corporate world
    Treat other employees with respect and dignity and do not show your bossy attitude
    To address employees do not wait for annual day......address them as frequently as possible for any policy change and business development.
    Power is very much centralized in one hand - which is harmful to the organization
    Decentralize and delegate the powers according to the position and ranks

    Please make policies which are beneficial for long term.........do not always look for short term gains.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Enjoyed Working and Learned a lot"

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    Former Employee - SEO Executive in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - SEO Executive in Hyderabad (India)

    I worked at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working culture, Well experienced Managers

    Cons

    Less appreciations, Hikes are less


  10. "Not as expected...!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Progressive Media Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Solid work and sound policies

    Cons

    Incompetent managers and disregards of professional ethics

    Advice to Management

    Really take time to listen


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