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"I really enjoy the self managing aspect of this position, as well as the responsibilities that were bestowed on to me such as developing my own investment portfolios and initiating trading strategies. I don't think many internships give you that level of accountability."
Posted 5 years ago in Langhorne, PA
Executive Assistant at Harding Larmore Kutcher & Kozal
in Santa Monica, CA

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"I enjoyed working in legal but unfortunately there was no room for job growth."

What do you like about working at Harding Larmore Kutcher & Kozal?

"I enjoyed the people I worked with and most of all the clients."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I think this is a great place to work for someone just out of college and looking to stay in a job temporarily"

What don't you like about working at Harding Larmore Kutcher & Kozal?

"The rigidness and the lack of room for job growth."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"providing more employee incentives, better health coverage and room for job growth"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Executive Assistant at URS
in Los Angeles, CA

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"It was a busy office which I prefer. Friendly atmosphere with helpful people."

What do you like about working at URS?

"The best part was the people. Everyone respected each other."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Have a Can Do attitude. Be confident. Be an independent thinker."

What don't you like about working at URS?

"Hand me down equipment. Our office chairs were really awful."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Plan more team building events and employee get togethers offsite."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Executive Assistant at Microsoft
in Redmond, WA

What do you like about working at Microsoft?

"I like the relaxed atmosphere, ability to telecommute, and being valued for contribution to the whole."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company values the ability for individuals to work singularly and to multi-task."

What don't you like about working at Microsoft?

"Telecommuting doesn't afford the face time to further a career or to form cohesive working groups."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Executive Assistant at Liberty Mutual
in Weston, MA

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"Started great unfortunately a realignment caused a dramatic loss of tasks."

What do you like about working at Liberty Mutual?

"I believed there was growth potential and job security working for a 100 year old company."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be postive and honest about your abilities, even with the changes and lack of notification it is a great place to work."

What don't you like about working at Liberty Mutual?

"After starting I was informed of the regular realignments which sometimes cause layoffs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To be honest and open with the new employees, if a realignment is going to cause a layoff early notification would be appreciated."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Executive Assistant at State Street
in Boston, MA

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"Overall my experience with State Street has been great."

What do you like about working at State Street?

"State Street has a great reputation in the Financial Industry and really strives to be a well rounded company with good work life balance."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself, State Street enjoys when a candidate is confident and has a nice personality."

What don't you like about working at State Street?

"There isn't a whole lot of internal potential for promotions within my experience."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I think management is doing a great job but could benefit from offering small changed to some of the benefits they currently have, such as commuting or parking options."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Executive Assistant at AMAG Pharmaceuticals
in Lexington, MA

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"We had big plans for the start-up but it didn't take off as planned."

What do you like about working at AMAG Pharmaceuticals?

"I really enjoyed my boss and the people that I worked closely with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask many questions and make sure it's the right fit for you."

What don't you like about working at AMAG Pharmaceuticals?

"I was laid off from my last company due to poor sales."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Treat people like you would like to be treated yourself."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Executive Assistant at North Shore Medical Center Cardiovascular Associates
in Salem, MA

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"It is a professional, profittable practice, but no opportunity for advancement."

What do you like about working at North Shore Medical Center Cardiovascular Associates?

"The practice is owned by wonderful providers and the incredible teamwork make the practice stronger."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would suggest to go into detail about the position and make sure to establish that picking up the boss' 17 year-old daughter at 8pm is not part of the job description."

What don't you like about working at North Shore Medical Center Cardiovascular Associates?

"Unfortunately, there is no opportunity for advancement and the position I was originally hired for has changed significantly."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I have approached my supervisor before to suggest changes, but I fear they will not be implemented."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Executive Assistant at JD Audio & Video Design
in Fort Lee, NJ

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"I was only there a short time, because I could not deal with the stress."

What do you like about working at JD Audio & Video Design?

"The workers are all nice and friendly. It was close to my house."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"don't go. they will sell you on how wonderful the place is and it is a circus of unorganized liars."

What don't you like about working at JD Audio & Video Design?

"the hours are very long, with no compensation. the raises are very few and far between. the owner is very abusive and will lie the whole entire interview about raises. the amount they put on the ad is no where near what they pay."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"don't let a recovering drug addict, with no memory run the business."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Executive Assistant at CRICO
in Cambridge, MA

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"a decent small company"

What do you like about working at CRICO?

"the people in my department are very nice and friendly"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared to be told one thing about the job, but when you get there, they will add much more to your plate."

What don't you like about working at CRICO?

"the other divisions of the company don't seem to get along with each other."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have more incentive for the employees so that they feel appreciated."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Executive Assistant at Dynomighty Design
in Brooklyn, NY

What do you like about working at Dynomighty Design?

"The idea is collaboration, but that doesn't always work out."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This can be a great place, and the people are wonderful, but make sure you know exactly what you're doing there--what you want to do, what you are expected to do, and how it fits in with others. If you don't, you could feel lost."

What don't you like about working at Dynomighty Design?

"For a company of its size, it is much too difficult to effect change."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The company narrative is all about the founder, and that needs to change."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Executive Assistant at Custom House Hotel
in Scottsdale, AZ

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"It was a positive experience. I learned a lot."

What do you like about working at Custom House Hotel?

"Great opportunities to learn about the hotel industry from someone who was a former President of a hotel chain."

What don't you like about working at Custom House Hotel?

"I didn't have any complaints while working at this company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, management was supportive and helped direct the hotel's executive staff."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Executive Assistant at ING
in Braintree, MA

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"I had a very good experience with the manager and the group that I worked with"

What do you like about working at ING?

"I was very happy with the culture and the work we did"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself and stick to what is on your resume"

What don't you like about working at ING?

"the salary was low and there was not a lot of room for advancement"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management was very transparent with the goings on, but they need to pay more attention to how happy their employees want to be at work"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Executive Assistant at CODA Automotive
in Los Angeles, CA

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"Its been a exciting experience to launch the electric car in Los Angeles."

What do you like about working at CODA Automotive?

"My coworkers and the company mission for a clean air."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Working for a start-up company is exciting but just be financially secure."

What don't you like about working at CODA Automotive?

"Our financial situation and how we decide to conduct business to business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Being honest with employees, and vendors. Holding executives accountable for excessive spending."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Executive Assistant at Mihlfeld & Associates
in Springfield, MO

What do you like about working at Mihlfeld & Associates?

"The initial pay was good but quickly learned they bait and switch"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"DONT DO IT, its a terrible company to work for. They will entice you with big payout promises and when you work hard and get to the big payout, they fire you. Proven track record on this, they went through 15 different executive assistant in the year I was there, as soon as I helped land a big accoutn I was fired, so obviously they dont have to pay me, they do this to everyone"

What don't you like about working at Mihlfeld & Associates?

"The company is run by two brothers whos job experience totals one aspiring to be a pro golfer and the other his manager. Obviously they lack the knowledge to effectively manage. They promise big payouts but then dont deliver. They bait and switch and go through people on a DAILY basis"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Invest in a staf who actually have management experience. Pay staff what you promise, no bait and switch"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Executive Assistant at Altametrics
in Costa Mesa, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Zero support, Zero respect, Zero reward!"

What do you like about working at Altametrics?

"That I do not have to rely on unemployment to survive."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The interview process it really involved. You have to meet with way to many people!"

What don't you like about working at Altametrics?

"Absolutely everything! Executives treat support staff as lessor than. Employees are not very welcoming to new staff!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Come to the office more and treat your employees with respect."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
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