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27 March 2019

What is it like working with clients or customers at SMA?

Pros

Great support from upper management and staff personnel. Adaptation of TOD streamlines customer selection of personnel to support projects.

Cons

Completion of all requirements for TOD can be very time-consuming for a senior-level applicant with a long career. No compensation is provided for completion of TOD.

Advice to Management

Consider minimum compensation for senior applicants with several years of history to compile in TOD.

Adaptation of TOD streamlines customer selection of personnel to support projects.

27 March 2019

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12 November 2018

What is the work environment like at SMA?

Pros

The firm has a diverse demographic and attracts very accomplished people. Most impressive is the collaboration and support across the organization (staff and associates). Bottom line, we play well as a team! The organization has a flat hierarchy, and everyone is very accessible. The Talent On Demand (TOD) system developed by the firm to manage and deploy talent is impressive! It has improved transparency of opportunities, consistently wows clients, and has increased deployment opportunities for all. The recent move of the firm’s entire technology infrastructure is impressive and has significantly improved the end user experience.

Cons

The updates to the technology infrastructure are a significant improvement, but we need to continue driving these enhancements. We are evolving into a technology company and our implementation of technology must one of several attributes that differentiate us in this space. We are not there yet!

Advice to Management

Continue to focus on TOD and the enhancements to the technology infrastructure. Maintain the culture of the organization as we scale.

The firm has a diverse demographic and attracts very accomplished people.

12 November 2018

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13 February 2019

What are working conditions like at SMA?

Pros

SMA have invested in a "Talent on Demand" platform for matching consultants with clients at experienced proposal level efforts. They have been professional and diligent in vetting to ensure quality candidates for their clients.

Cons

The vetting process is lengthy but presumable provides better access to quality deployments.

Advice to Management

Too new to say.

The vetting process is lengthy but presumable provides better access to quality deployments.

13 February 2019

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