I have worked for geological engineering firms, municipalities and not for profit organizations.
I came to SGS looking for a final place to settle down and start a career. I had an abusive supervisor, very little positive feedback, no proper management (ironic as i was a manager in past jobs).
No one in the Lakefield Company communicates with other departments and has no hope to know who is doing what.
I have never seen a company advertise a job fair at the same time as having mass layoffs. they hire people asap when there is any sort of back log just to lay them and current contracts off because there is soon no work. if you have an education expect to be doing a lot of disposing of scrap metals and cardboard because they actually pay you less than a janitor at SGS (granted the janitorial staff are amazing and deserve their wage)
New lab being built? why? They can't land the contracts to fuel a lab 1/3 the size of the new one.
I am disgusted that a company I grew up near, it was such a disappointment. Every bad review here is accurate and unfortunate for those who get sucked in with promises and hope. NO JOB SECURITY AT ALL RUNNN!
I am working to get out ASAP! and good thing as i and 21 other ppl got handed out 2 weeks notice and there is much more to come.
Thanks for reading this as I am trying to help you not make the same mistake as I by thinking a world wide company has anything to offer.
horrible management, comunication and fairness. big populatity contest