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Reviews for Messa & Associates

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
2.33
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
2.33
Freedom to work independently
2.33
Internal Communication
2.33
Office / Work Environment
1.33
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
1.33
Challenging Work
2.33
Inclusive / Diverse
2.33

Career factor

Gender Equality
2.33
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.33
Career Development
1.67
Overall compensation for your work
1.67
Company Image
2.33
Job Security
2.33
Handicapped Accessibility
1.33
Workplace Safety
2.00
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

No flex. working hours No parking Easy access to public transportation in 3 of 3 reviews Stock or equity options in 1 of 3 reviews 401(k) in 3 of 3 reviews No onsite daycare facility No reimbursed daycare No ability to work remotely No desirable office location No tuition assistance No Paid Parental Leave No defined contribution company match/employer 401(k) match No flexible spending account Paid time off in 3 of 3 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 3 of 3 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 1 of 3 reviews

The following perks are offered

No on site cafeteria No meal or transportation allowance No health and wellness programs No employee discounts No vehicle allowance Employee events in 2 of 3 reviews No dogs allowed No fitness center on site Free Snacks/Drinks in 1 of 3 reviews
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Suggestions for improvement

  • Make salaries more comparable to that of others in the area....paid healthcare for dependents....parking allowance

What I like about the company

The attorney that I directly work for is great, he's very supportive, understanding and acknowledges the work that you do. The team I work with is great and has a good chemistry too. Overall the rest of the staff is friendly and attorneys are too. The building I work in is historic and beautiful so it doesn't have a typical office feel. The firm hosts/participates in about 3 community/volunteer events throughout the year that I like to participate in.....we have a great holiday party each year....anytime someone is getting married or is having a baby, the firm will throw a big shower for them at the office.

What I dislike about the company

My particular work space is extremely cramped and small (compared to others) and it makes it difficult to work in and be comfortable in....the biggest issue for me is that I have almost 10 yrs experience as a paralegal and I'm paid less than other paralegals in the same demographic and my caseload/ duties are more than the average paralegal....healthcare for dependents is paid out of pocket and it would be a huge financial help if they were covered by the company....I also feel we need more fun work events since we all work hard and our work is exhausting....parking isn't available at my office and you're forced to park in parking garages which cost almost $300 a month, which is a huge expense, some type of parking allowance would be great like other companies have.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
2.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Messa & Associates
  • City
    Philadelphia
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee events is offered
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  • 27.Oct 2016
  • Employee

Gender Equality

NO

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Messa & Associates
  • City
    Philadelphia
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2013
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Legal/tax

The following perks were offered to me

Employee events is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered
  • 17.Mar 2016
  • Employee

Paralegal

1.00

What I like about the company

Nothing

What I dislike about the company

No annual raises horrible working conditions and no overtime pay when you worked.

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
1.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
1.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Messa & Associates
  • City
    Philadelphia
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2013
  • Position
    Others
  • Department
    Legal/tax