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The Rise of the Phoenix

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at PPC

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

PPC has a great history of success, innovation, and customer first attitude.
New opportunities for movers and shakers to be entrepreneurial
Team culture
Work Hard Play Hard
Willing to bring in raw talent and grow them
You’re given a chance to sit at the decision table
New Blood with new attitudes

Cons

Staff Departures
Lack of accountability across the board from 2009 through 2011.

Advice to Management

Continue making the difficult decisions to stabilize the company. Select competent people to operate or get rid of those who can't. Seek general employee feedback as one important tool to optimize everything from overhead to solution sales. Stay focused and the company will rise from the ashes better and stronger.

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  1. Great work environment, great people.

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    Former Employee - Associate in McLean, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Associate in McLean, VA (US)

    I worked at PPC

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I loved the building and the people in it. Company events were fun when I went to them, and the work environment was generally relaxed. On my first day, I wore a tie and got several comments about how it wasn't necessary, even from the CEO at the time.

    Cons

    I felt like I had a lack of solid feedback about my job performance on a regular basis. The review process also seemed to not follow a regular schedule.

    Advice to Management

    I do not have much feedback for the management of Project Performance Corp. A little more transparency would have been nice.

  2. Helpful (3)

    Was Proud to Work There at One Time

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PPC

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Before the management shake up in the Fall of 2011, PPC was a pretty good place to work. I felt that I had a great relationship the Senior Management Team, felt like there was an open door policy, was treated fairly and generally went home feeling like I accomplished something and looked forward (for the most part) to going back to work the next day.

    Cons

    The new CEO is completely out of touch with the company and doesn't care about it's history or employees. He wants to change the company culture and it feels like he's driving out all of the people who know PPC best and can help it succeed to bring in his own people. That's his prerogative as the new leader but his blatent disrespect of employees and people who want the company succeed is stressful. In November, 14 people were laid off, including in finance and accounting, now there is a push to re-hire for those positions that were "eliminated" because PPC can't keep up with it's own billing. On top of that, the company has no money and collection calls from vendors to subcontractors is constant. It's a sad place to be and people are running for the hills to get out of there. The new CEO was brought in to make tough changes and turn the company around. However his own employment history shows that he hasn't been at any place long enough to make an impact, what makes AEA think he can do it here?

    Advice to Management

    PPC needs to be folded in with it's sister company or sold. If not that, a new CEO needs to be brought in. PPC was always a place that was proud of it's history and respect for it's employees, leadership should reflect that.

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