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    "Nepotism, Nepotism, Nepotism"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are great. The "brand name" of JPL goes great on a resume. The facilities are great and reminiscent of a college.

    Cons

    Nepotism - you would think most people that work here are brilliant and come from MIT, Caltech, Stanford, UCLA, USC engineering... Unfortunately if you browse the company directory you'll start seeing a lot of CSU Dominguez Hills, CSU Northridge, CSU LA, Pasadena City College as educational background. Not to bash those schools, but I thought JPL had the brightest minds. They don't seem to anymore, and every third...

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    Advice to Management

    Cut out the culture of nepotism. Focus on developing your workforce: CFO asks CEO: What happens if we spend money training our people and then they leave? CEO: What happens if we don't and they stay?

    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2016-02-26
  1. "My review"

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    Current Employee - Space Microbiologist in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Reputation of the company in the world

    Cons

    No downside for this company

    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2019-07-14
  2. "Helping hands are better than praying lips"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent and the understanding atmosphere where we can focus on our carries

    Cons

    Hope we will get some time for studying

    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory2019-07-03

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