Competitive salary, lots of overtime, untrained management
Many new graduates use Arcadis as a stepping stone to start their careers as it is a first FT job for most staff. Generally young, hard working staff.
Safety training and first aid courses provided for staff
All company PPE and tools of trade supplied (boots, coats, gloves, hats, glasses, vehicles, etc.).
Lots of overtime available
Dogs allowed (select employees)
Regular company BBQs for staff appreciation
Non traditional work environment, laptops, large tables open space
Training is subjective due to inconsistency in delivery from leaders (trainers not proficient in material they are delivering)
Too much required overtime & long hours leading to fatigue and mistakes (poor productivity results and accidents or near miss events)
Management creates competitive and confusing environment via poor communication
No performance reviews for everyone (select staff only)
Culture is non merit based: Connections = opportunity (family/friends)
Distracted workers: Staff focusing on personal tasks during work hours (social media, personal calls)
Tools of trade provided by company, Safety oriented
Long hours, poor communication, poor management of resources (people)