TASER
4.1 of 5 47 reviews
www.taser.com Scottsdale, AZ 150 to 499 Employees

TASER Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014
TASER – Scottsdale – “TASER HQ building”

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4.1 47 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

TASER CEO and Founder Rick Smith

Rick Smith

(42 ratings)

82% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    Pros- Everyone at TASER is passionate about their work, friendly, and talented.
    - Work-life balance is pretty good, though largely left up to the employee to maintain. As long as you are getting your stuff done, everyone is happy.
    - Company honestly makes an effort to do good in the world, despite the semi-frequent negative claims in the press.

    Cons- Company is experiencing some growing pains with the expansion into the software world, causing some strange tensions between departments.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Developing Leaders

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Scottsdale, AZ

    Pros-Everyone is more than willing to teach new employees
    -Valued as an employee
    -Growth opportunities are phenomenal!

    ConsI cannot really find anything negative about working here.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive a little bit more specific feedback on work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Two day shoot.

    Video Production (Current Employee)
    Scottsdale, AZ

    ProsEveryone I worked with was friendly and professional. I wouldn't hesitate to work with them again.

    ConsAs it was only a two day project, I didn't see any cons.

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    TASER - One Great Roller Coaster Ride

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExciting - If you want to be part of changing the world, welcome to TASER

    Fun - If you want excitement, energy, and being in the action

    Stressful - Good stress - not bad stress. If it was easy then anyone could work here

    Titles Not Important - The job is key - not the title. If you can kick some tail go kick some tail. If not, this isn't for you. You get to do whatever you need to do to get the job done for the most part.

    You work for cops. These are frankly the toughest customers in the world but at TASER we've won their trust and we're trusted advisers here for them. It's on going so you don't get to rest on your laurels. But isn't what a job is supposed to require.

    Change is good here. We like that.

    Techie - it's all about using technology here to its maximum potential. We dream big here.

    We use Good to Great principles here for the most part.

    Great culture to work hard, play hard, and to do whatever it takes to get the job done

    ConsLittle time for continuing education.

    Stressful - I said it was good stress. It is. But It can be tough on some of the employees if they are steeled in this environment. When we face controversy now it makes us release that we do have a tough job here but it also re-energizes most of the staff.

    Change is tough here. I just said it was good, but it's still tough now and then. But if we don't change, adapt and overcome, well... we'd be like dinosaurs so in the end that can be a con to some but for most we dig it.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet some continuing education programs.

    Sabbaticals, anyone?

    Reward the superstars as well as the steady Eddie rock stars who work like madmen for the sense of pride, the customer and the loyalty of the company.

    We use the VOC here so make sure you stay in touch with the VOE (employee) a little more.

    We need more opportunities to make sure we know who all of us employees are since there has been a lot of growth.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Massive impact

    Software Developer (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    ProsNoble Mission- The tech that TASER/Evidence.com are creating is literally saving lives and bringing greater transparency to law enforcement making communities safer
    Excellent Talent- Smart people from top schools/former companies. On the brink with several exciting new developments.
    Flat environment- Initiative is encouraged and the best answer wins

    Conshard work sometimes skews work/life balance

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep pressing

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    An innovative company with a creative work atmosphere

    Development (Current Employee)
    Scottsdale, AZ

    ProsWork on products that save lives and change the world, every day.

    ConsMunicipal spending budgets for new equipment and gear drive a great deal of our business, good and bad.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Incredible opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNo one is ever satisfied with average work. Everyone is striving to be the best. Open door policy - even the CEO has a cubicle, not an office!

    ConsYounger company, some people are set in their ways

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Doing something that really matters.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsI've worked at several companies in my career. This is the best one. Working at TASER means being on the cutting edge of technology. Innovation is encouraged. We are making the world better by providing more options to resolve serious problems. And with our camera products, we help protect people from fraudulent claims made against them.

    ConsSome people perceive the company and its products inaccurately because media coverage tends to be negatively biased, and you have to explain this. Any cons about the company itself are minor.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Happiest and most encouraging work environment.

    Recruiting Sourcer (Current Employee)
    Scottsdale, AZ

    ProsFlexible, willing to hire and work with new students attending ASU and do whatever they can to train or teach young professionals to be the best they can be.

    ConsCannot even think of any negative feedback or critiques. Everyone is extremely nice and willing to help at all times.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep encouraging people!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    TASER Cares

    Technical Writer and MFG Trainer (Current Employee)
    Scottsdale, AZ

    ProsI have been working for TASER for about a year and noticed a few things:

    5) Competitive benefit package (Awesome Holiday Parties)

    4) Great job promotion opportunities

    3) Coworkers have positive attitudes

    2) TASER has a Continuous Improvement program which allows everyone in the company to have a voice, TASER recognizes that every employee is essential for success.

    1) Most importantly, I have noticed that the CEO genuinely cares for his employees

    ConsAn employee needs to be adaptable to change in order to be able to handle the fluctuating work load, as well as the occasional shifts in priorities due to customer needs.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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