Fortress Investment Group

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Extreme micromanagement

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Associate  in  New York, NY (US)
Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY (US)

Pros

Reputable well diversified hedge fund and the pay is pretty good. Working hours are decent, exposure to various credit investments.

Cons

Poor management and governance. No autonomy or scope for career growth. Extreme micromanagement and red tape. No appreciation for one's work. No morale boosting.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Trust your team to be responsible enough to complete the given task by the deadline, instead of sending constant annoying reminders and follow ups. Appreciate and recognize good work which boosts morale.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Challenging yet very satisfying at the end!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Employees are taken good care of
    Get to learn lot of new technologies,they won't hesitate to put in capital for the applications
    Small IT team hard work is recognized very well, juniors' ideas are also heard.

    Cons

    Less work life balance.
    24/7 critical support applications.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    IT teams and applications, more application learning sessions should be conducted so that more departments drop the act of maintaining separate IT teams and come under one roof for better results and savings.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Satisfied, but no career growth.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Desktop Support Specialist  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Desktop Support Specialist in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    Ability to wear many hats.

    Cons

    Pigeon hold into one position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training. Career path.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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