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I had a great experience working in this company. Nice bosses, nice workmates, nice salary and benefits. Everything was nice.

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I will never forget working on this company. I met many good people and I feel belonged and cared. The bosses are professional and approachable and caring.

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Free lunch once a week. Free food every meeting. 13.5 bonus and many more

Cons

They have demobilisation.
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Fun and productive workplace for the beginner

A day before I worked in design coordinate Incorporate i was too concerned about the thing and knowledge if what challenge that i will encounter in the company by then at the end of my working there i am now convince That its its a kind of experience in my engineering field that ever lust. That's all.

Pros

Contruction

Cons

Long hour
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Productive, competitive and best place for learning experience

Main Office based employees works 5 day/week, 8hrs / day Site assigned employees works 5.5day/week, 8hrs/days Overtime is generous but is well monitored to avoid exploitation Paid Time off (leave) composed of 10 leaves at 1st year and plus 1 leave per month.

Pros

Quality Management

Cons

Lower than expected salary
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Colleagues can be kept for a lifetime.

I had a very exceptional experience working at DCI. I also had the opportunity to get involved in big projects plus a won friends to keep for a lifetime.

Pros

Great bosses

Cons

I seldom hate the uniform.
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When it comes to integrity DCI is the best

DCI is the one of the best construction management company here in the philippines. I really enjoyed my year in DCI. I probably recommend DCI to my other friends
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productive

i am happy to be part of their team. they have no hassle or pressure at work. the co-workers are very awesome because they always teach me about what i never been familiar mostly in construction.
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The work environment is good.

All employees are very accomodating and you will learn a lot about project management. You must willing to work at different locations and you must willing to do night shifts.
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Have a lot to learn

Will have a good experience in construction management. They provide good benefits such as 13.5 month pay, performance bonus and project bonus. Salary will be based on experience.
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Competent, Collaborative and Cooperative.

Very collaborative and cooperative. All employees are team players. You could learn from each other. And they'll teach you how to manage not just time but also how you communicate from the gencon workers in construction and also the allied professionals you are working with.

Pros

There are free lunches sometimes.

Cons

Sometimes you are assigned too far from your hometown.
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Productive and Collaborative

the typical day work is project monitoring of development in site. I learn different types of work in DCI like project management, project execution, estimates and cutting of list of rebars.
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Great training ground for those who want to pursue Construction Project Management

Job Work / Life Balance: Dependent on the Project Status & Stakeholders Salary / Benefits: Good for starting and single professionals (not supporting a family) but not for long-term or settlement maybe unless you're on the Managerial & Executive Level. Since it's a consultancy industry, you cannot demand an above average or highly satisfying compensation and benefits. Job Security / Advancement: Performance Evaluation is qualitative, thus there's no clear ordinal basis of ranking. But for a long-term appraiser, maybe he/she already knows how to get his/her target results. It's a 360-degree evaluation system but ratio is 10% (self) : 90% (by immediate superior) and objectivity of the appraiser cannot be guaranteed. Management: The Executive Management is good and cares for its people in various ways. However, just like any other organization, they really cannot secure their appointed officers/managers' effective performance. The bulk of workload is evidently shouldered by the rank & file staff and there are times that even the managerial responsibilities/duties are transferred to the rank & file. Job Culture: Generally, the company culture is good and ideal. However, it is inevitable that there are various micro-culture within the specific team of different projects which might not necessarily be aligned with that of the company. It is really dependent on the head/manager's style of each team. There's no guarantee of culture singularity despite common company system or protocol.
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The perks of working under this company is that they offer good benefits.

My 1 year work experience under DCI is both fulfilling and challenging. As a starter in the construction management industry, DCI has taught me a lot of work ethics, the management is oganized, the work environment is stable and healthy, the balance in working life even under pressure is still present, and in DCI, the welfare of the employees are well taken care of.
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Workmates are very friendly. Had a good supervisor.

As an student intern, i learned from my supervisor that not everything can be learned from school. I learned a lot about project quality control and its importance to clients.
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Tiring and Pressured

HR staff is not well organized with their schedules they kept on waiting me a thousands years before they stepped out to see me. Should use emails and messages to communicate with the applicants whose living in far provinces and should not insist to report in HO Buendia just to give a small paper for the list of requirements. Mostly, engrs and CPM should refrained saying bad words in the office area.
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The people are very welcoming which makes the work environment a productive and fun place to work in.

Given that this is a project management company, hectic days are expected. I learned lots of things regarding construction procedures, materials, and terms. The people are very welcoming and the hardest part of the job is going on site and facing its dangers. However, overall, it is fun and conducive.

Pros

Free lunches and good people.
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Very good company

Company is very good..Management is very supportive and all other positive traits. The company can be considered a long time employment consideration. Employees and Staffs are very polite and courteous.

Pros

Bonuses and perpetual salary increases and performance bonuses

Cons

Needs patients and deep understanding of stakeholders and clients
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productive

a big company in Philippines but not giving salary to all trainees. a lot of new things to learn about. very accommodating senior managers and colleagues.
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Good

A workplace with good work environment and culture. Company strives to promote and continuously practice good work ethics. Entry level can have a handful and worthy experience in here.
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Leading domestic company in the Construction Project Management field.

Provides technical expertise and main support to the Construction Project Manager on coordination and mechanical, plumbing, sanitary, fire protection and LPG System aspects of the work ensuring the proper and timely execution, monitoring, control and close out/acceptance of the project all in accordance with the Construction Project Management Plan (CPMP)

Pros

Performance bonus

Cons

Culture
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Healthy environment for learning new thins

I learned a lot from my competitive bosses about engineering management , they let us experience the real deal, we are working as engineers not just as intern. They involved us in the meeting for preparation of certain activities
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Productive workplace

The work place is really suitable for the work and the management is really approachable. The working hours is good enough for an employee. Here I learned how to do punch lists, reports, estimates and many more. I really enjoyed staying at Ascott Makati where the site I was assigned.
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