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Logical Design Solutions Reviews

Updated 5 January 2015
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  1. A workout for your brain

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Florham Park, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Florham Park, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Logical Design Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If you thrive on challenges, enjoy working through knotty problems, and can leave your ego at the door, this is a good place to work. A lot of really smart (and funny!) people to collaborate with and learn from..

    Cons

    Deadlines can be really aggressive, and there's a tendency (IMHO) to complicate and over-think things. Also, most of the work is within the enterprise and behind firewalls, which can mean a lack of URLs to show off your work. At the same time, you get to engage with clients at a really high level and participate in often fascinating conversations around business strategy. Your work can have impact.

    Advice to Management

    Allow communication to be a bit freer and more open.

  2. Working at LDS

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Logical Design Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employee Friendly COmpany. Walks the talk.

    Cons

    Too small to provide comprehensive growth opportunities. Heavy reliance on 1-2 people for final client engagement and deliverable. Unlikely to be sustainable should the situation change tomorrow

    Advice to Management

    Develope people and start delegating.

  3. Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Florham Park, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Florham Park, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Logical Design Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Tremendously thoughtful, ethical, rigorous consulting firm in a fascinating field.

    Cons

    Dominated by the CEO (which is also a "pro")

    Advice to Management

    None

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  5. Good small company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Specialist in Richardson, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Systems Specialist in Richardson, TX (US)

    I worked at Logical Design Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Small company, training, hands on, ability to work with different departments

    Cons

    change in senior management, going to fast, high turnover

  6. Strange environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Florham Park, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Florham Park, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Logical Design Solutions full-time (more than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Most people are nice and willing to help.
    Compensation is reasonably good
    Nice office space
    Good work/life balance
    Stable work environment
    Decent client base

    Cons

    Antiquated work from home policy (forbidden)
    NOTHING happens without consultation with the CEO
    If you are not in the "inner circle", you don't count
    Lots of micromanagement
    There are no career opportunities
    Bring a dictionary to decode all the over used consultant speak

    Advice to Management

    Lighten up
    Trust your people
    Tone down the consultant speak

  7. Helpful (9)

    Micromanaged from the top down; too many fire drills.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ (US)

    I worked at Logical Design Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The salary and benefits were good. Hours were normal. Good, stable client list. Interesting projects.

    Cons

    They're very set in their ways and not open to input. Lots of fires and too many chefs. Sometimes cold.

    Advice to Management

    Bake in the appropriate amount time and money for projects. Nuture and grow your talent. Peer review projects.

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