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Average Rating
(based on 89 Parsons Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.1
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Principal Network Administrator

"Challenge with overseas job."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"Environment and people."

Senior Electrical Engineer
in Atlanta, GA

"Good project to work."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"Long term project."

Intern
in Pasadena, CA

"Great internship."

Onsite Superintendent

"It is a good company to work for."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"The respect that the company has for their employees."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"Not been able to move on to other projects."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To find a way to help the employee to continue working with the company."

Senior Administrator
in Pasadena, CA

"Based upon a 'casual' or 'on call' position (similar to temping without the agency)."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"People."

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

"They use an internal agency called SystemOne."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"Little opportunity for permanent placement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to be mindful to the situations of individual workers."

Graphic Designer
in Pasadena, CA

"A great company to work for."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"You actually did design work."

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

"Impress and be prepared."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"Work was steady and reasonable."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"No suggestions for management. Management were very organized and reasonable."

3D Modeler
in Pasadena, CA

"Good place to work."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"It was full of professional people with a great work ethic."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"It was only freelance, would have liked it to be permanent."

Technical Writer
in Monterey, CA

"Parsons was a great starting point to my technical writing career."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"4-day work week."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"4 long 10-hour days."

Contractor
in Parsons, KS

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"I like interacting with the staff and the clients in an institution setting."

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

"All interviews are different at this company, so go in with a clear head and keep talking."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"I was a temp and it was difficult to become a regular employee."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to hire those that worked as temp instead of hiring people outside as regular employees."

Parsons Employee
in Houston, TX

"Diversity and fair treatment of all is key for the Corporation's success"

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"Once you know your job no one bothers you too much."

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

"Be yourself."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"Project Management has too much say in decisions. Engineering Manager and Department Managers should pay more active role in project execution. Business Development and Marketing need to be improved. Client should be kept happy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve Project Management teams and Project Engineering Managers, provide diversity in the management positions."

Construction Manager

"Parsons was a good place to work till our office ran out of work and was shut down."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"A good place to learn. The company wanted its employees to grow."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"Not many chances for team building within the company."

Information Systems Coordinator

"Actually 2 positions here - one in Saudi Arabia and the other at the Pasadena HQ."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"Working in Saudi Arabia was an experience of a lifetime. Very different culture. But we're all just people, regardless of location. I worked with a great crew of people."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"A long way away from friends and family."

Project Controls Coordinator
in San Francisco, CA

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"HR team is very supportive, bosses look to promote from within."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"Work is project-based so many are laid off between projects, corporate keeps restructuring without giving any one structure time to work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop restructuring."

Parsons Employee
in Northridge, CA

"I have good thoughts about Parsons"

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"Parsons is a very excellent company compared to Jacobs Engineering, Technip, WorleyParsons, and Bechtel. In every aspect Parsons is well managed."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"In Parsons management and designing and engineering personnel have proper communications with each other, compare to other companies."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I suggest the management group to continue their good work the way they were performing before 2005 (while I was there)."

Project Officer

"Have no expectations, stay for the money if you can get it."

What do you like about working at Parsons?

"Working with 47 different nationalities on the job. Having a great team of people working for me. Having a great relationship with the client."

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

"Be ready to suck up."

What don't you like about working at Parsons?

"Senior management has no concern for the people. Very self promoting and focused on their bonus at the expense of the overall work force and the job. Basically trying to force the HS&E department to ignore the safety concerns when it is to their benefit. Absolutely no real support from regional or corporate management when decisions are made in violation of corporate policy and procedures."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Begin paying attention to the people. Consult with managers when you are making decisions."

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