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Getting worst before it gets better!!

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Project Engineer in Arlington, VA (US)
Former Employee - Project Engineer in Arlington, VA (US)

I worked at AECOM full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Mega projects and good benefits.

Cons

The middle management promotes among themselves even if it does not make sense. Why will promote a person that have not won any work for the office, why? They have to many young middle management people with no experience or connections. Everywhere that I go is the same thing, you win projects because you prove yourselves as competent and experienced on matter not because you are the president of such and such association or because you know the president of this other association and go golfing with him. AECOM middle management does not have the know how therefore they can't win.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop the nonsense and start hiring seasoned experienced people and please let go of the top salaried people (it is killing the morale).

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good People and Interesting Projects - New Management is a Problem

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Environmental Scientist in Denver, CO (US)
    Current Employee - Environmental Scientist in Denver, CO (US)

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities to work on very interesting projects and get good experience.

    Cons

    If you aren't a project manager you have little long term value to the company. Technical specialists are not valued my management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on retaining talent than making your financial goals for the week.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent Projects

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM

    Pros

    Sustainable Projects that make a difference to human lives

    Cons

    Matrix system of reporting has many shortcoming

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reporting structure needs to be reviewed

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