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Great Company to work for

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Technical Consultant  in  Boston, MA (US)
Former Employee - Technical Consultant in Boston, MA (US)

Pros

Room to grow, belief in promoting from within, real benefits, when I first started my Health Insurance was fully paid by the company.

Cons

Outsourced my job in 2007. Otherwise would still be there

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take care of the people, they are your greatest asset.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Good people, helps if you are a white male

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Equity Analyst  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Equity Analyst in Boston, MA (US)

    Pros

    MFS really believes in work-life balance.
    The management really tries to do the right thing, but can be parochial and myopic about what that is.
    Most of the senior management has never worked anyplace else. The positive of this is that they can be very loyal to their own. The negative of this is that they do not actually seek best practices.

    MFS has grown quickly, partially because of its' competitors' missteps and partially because it itself has done the right things.

    Cons

    still a classic boys' club. if you are a minority of any sort you will hit a glass ceiling

    MFS is not introspective or curious about the outside world. Management believes that because they have been successful, therefore all their approaches must be right.

    It is not really a global firm, despite the rhetoric. It's a local firm that has grown quickly, but the culture is still very much "boys from framingham made good".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Operations in Boston, MA (US)

    Pros

    The work week was 35 hrs with 1 hr paid lunch.
    Good benefits - health insurance, DCP & tuition reimbursement for under grad & graduate.
    Nice co-workers.
    Over all you do get the sense care's for it's employees

    Cons

    Difficult for minorities (with the education & experience) to move up.

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