TASER

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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

     

    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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    Mission

    Regional Sales Manager (Current Employee) Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)

    Pros“TASER’s mission is the end user, the law enforcement officer. TASER has effectively changed law enforcement by adding intermediate weapons, cameras, and technology that protects them, allows them to save more lives, and positively enhance the delivery of police service in their community. I’m proud to be a part of this mission,” –Andy, Sales Ops

    ConsWell if you don't like technology, career opportunity, talent, innovation, individualism, motivation, excitement, sci-fi, self-management, open communication, working for an industry leader, educational opportunities, positive motivation, then you may not enjoy this employer.

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

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    Great Company! Great people

    Tele-Sales (Current Employee) Scottsdale, AZ

    ProsI like to work for Taser because of its revolutionary products and people! This makes me excited and motivated to come to work each and every day. –David Telesales

    ConsNo cons that I can think of.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Waiting for the oppertunity

    Assembly (Current Employee) Scottsdale, AZ

    ProsI like the enviorment and the peaple I work with, they are awesome!!!!!!!The work is great and me, as a temp. I cant wait for the chance to be a full time Taser employee!!!!

    ConsMore chances for full time employement

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!!!!!!!

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

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