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  1. "Internship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great work culture, good place for MBA interns

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  2. "Budget Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Budget Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Budget Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, diverse workforce, great work environment

    Cons

    Poor upper management, too much churn.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more experienced managers.

  3. "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice advancement opportunites. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Getting very big, not as customer focused


  4. "company info"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good company to work for if you like food business.

    Cons

    opportunities not so much to move around from what i heard.


  5. "Good people, great mission, weak strategy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with, relaxed workplace, some mid level managers are true leaders.
    Very good work- home balance.

    Cons

    Low pay, too many changes. Core values only apply to mid and low grade employees. Lack of career progression.

    Advice to Management

    Stop interviewing for your next position and start leading.


  6. "Okay place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cafeteria, fitness center on site, good benefits.

    Cons

    Not a lot of mobility in certain departments. People move into "new" positions without the position even being posted.


  7. "I loved working there but managers are just bad!!!"

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    Former Employee - Technologist in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Technologist in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good peers, flexible hours if you have a good manager

    Cons

    Poor benefits, promotion is not based on your performance, more on managers biases

    Advice to Management

    Just put managers who have skill to lead, revamp the whole structure , short term goals should be clear to all employees

  8. "Hate working there"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Investigator in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Research Investigator in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good peers, enjoyable project but HR is horribly partial

    Cons

    Pay way less than other companies, esp. minorities

    Advice to Management

    Fire them, put new management in that will be fair and get it done


  9. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Saint Louis, MO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good balance of life and work

    Cons

    Fast change of managment and leadership team.

    Advice to Management

    Need good vision.


  10. "ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    core values
    nice people
    some flexibility

    Cons

    freq change of top management


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