Cardno Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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3.1
41%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
Approve of CEO
Cardno CEO and Managing Director Susan Reisbord
Susan Reisbord
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, focus on quality and people dedicated to their craft(in 23 reviews)

  • "Good working environment and reasonable work life balance(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management trying to salvage what they can to please shareholders(in 20 reviews)

  • "Poor work/life balance and understable, bordering on tyrannical senior leadership(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Nice"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cardno

    Pros

    Nice Nice nice nice Nice

    Cons

    Management bad poor logic poor fundamental

  2. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cardno part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and nice people

    Cons

    Bad customer service and bad pay


  3. "Cardno"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cardno full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, great people from a wide range of backgrounds and the freedom to develop quickly.

    Cons

    The company is not agile enough to move into new areas. The culture wasn't great and it did not feel like a transparent organisation. There was also a lack of career progression due to the structure.

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  4. "Review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Biologist in Glendale, CA

    I have been working at Cardno full-time

    Pros

    Good coworkers, a mix of office and field time

    Cons

    The company needs to hire more people so it's current employees aren't overloaded/ don't get burnt out.

  5. "General review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SUE Tech III 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cardno full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, good work environment, good people, good salary.

    Cons

    Schedule is not always straight, some times you have to travel out of town to help other offices, but the good thing is that you will know new places and different work systems.

  6. "Positive Experience"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Cardno full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The office environment is friendly, the assignments given are what you’d expect based on job descriptions

    Cons

    Little room for growth in certain departments

  7. "Ok"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Staff Scientist II 

    I have been working at Cardno full-time

    Pros

    Work well as a team.

    Cons

    Opportunities for advancement are scarce.

  8. "Just Okay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cardno full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good insurance, upper leadership support, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Little opportunity for growth or advancement in position or pay, even if told so.

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  9. "Might be different than advertised"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ecological Restoration Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cardno full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Working outside, usually coworkers are fun

    Cons

    Strictly herbicide work, questionable herbicide application times

  10. "Average"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cardno full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people within own team

    Cons

    Lack of direction and poor management. Very avarege projects Average salary and incentives

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