Datalink Reviews

Updated August 8, 2014
Updated August 8, 2014
20 Reviews

3.2
20 Reviews
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Datalink President, CEO, and Director Paul F. Lidsky
Paul F. Lidsky
11 Ratings

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  1.  

    Good company, but not without its challenges

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    -Work/Life Balance
    -Solid Benefit Plan
    -Great peer support

    Cons

    -Lack of training program
    -Work with very large egos
    -Co-workers can be unfriendly -- many people walk right by you without acknowledgement
    -Bonus program is weakening
    -Cut-throat line of work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Company going through growing pains

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Datalink full-time

    Pros

    excellent work life balance workplace. Great group of engineers.

    Cons

    too many products offerings. You can become a jack of all trades but master of none.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Strong company value proposition, great engineers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Consultant  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Consultant in Minneapolis, MN

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

    Pros

    Works with many vendors and so can give candid advice to customers about the right solution for their needs. Good career development and training opportunities, good work/life balance.

    Cons

    The CEO is a bit rough around the edges, but the rest of the company is solid.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Lots of learning with enterprise technologies

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Tech Support Engineer  in  Chanhassen, MN
    Current Employee - Tech Support Engineer in Chanhassen, MN

    I have been working at Datalink

    Pros

    In touch with lots of technologies

    Cons

    Management is uneducated, unprofessional.
    somewhat high turnover for an IT company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Middle management needs to change.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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