Tech Data
3.2 of 5 88 reviews
www.techdata.com Clearwater, FL 5000+ Employees

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Updated Mar 30, 2014

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85% Approve of the CEO

Tech Data CEO and Director Bob Dutkowsky

Bob Dutkowsky

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60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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The culture at Tech Data promotes a great working environment full of opportunity.

Finance Intern (Former Employee)
Clearwater, FL

I worked at Tech Data part-time for less than a year

ProsThe culture makes Tech Data a great place to work. We could wear business causal clothing Monday-Thurs and Friday we could even wear jerseys. Great people work here and seemed to me most were happy working for Tech Data.

ConsMy only con would be the cafeteria prices were a bit ridiculous, other than that great company.

Advice to Senior ManagementNothing, my managers and supervisors were awesome!

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

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Tech Data

ProsPros: Great people to work with. Work/life balance is good if you're not in management.

ConsCons: Doesn't pay the highest salaries compared to similar positions elsewhere. Changes can be slow to be made.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop having meetings for the sake of having meetings. Be thoughtful of employees time.

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Good experience and learning opportunity

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Tech Data full-time for more than 3 years

ProsTouch with best in class tools and distribution business models

Constop management and compensation arbitrarity

Advice to Senior Managementconsider review the compensation arbitrarity

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Quite satisfied with my employment at TechData

Operations (Current Employee)
Clearwater, FL

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

ProsPositive work environment, people are nice to work with and managers are good to work for with good lines of communication between employee and manager. Work is not difficult in my department and is very rewarding. Work schedule is very accommodating and flexible.

ConsSome interdepartmental finger-pointing and at times a manager may try to blame an employee for an oversight the manager should also have noticed.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep your employees happy and they will have every reason to stay and be productive.

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

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I enjoyed my time there, and would recommend to a friend.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Clearwater, FL

I worked at Tech Data full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe benefits are good, and the people are great, but a lot of things changed when SAP went in. People became what seemed like bitter and angry at each other. Probably frustration.

ConsPolitics, Odd Org Charts and Structure

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great for a large corporation

Administrator II (Current Employee)
Clearwater, FL

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

ProsGreat benefits, even for part time! Varies tremendously by department. Sales, for instance, provides a lot of opportunities, and Customer Care really has your back and your career.

ConsLarge corporation mean endless red-tape. Things move slowly in large corporations, politics abound. Most else will vary by department. Purchasing offers little room for growth, for instance; and does not compensate fairly.

Advice to Senior ManagementInterdepartmental training would really be great to get people outside their little bubbles to be part of the whole company.

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

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Good company

Senior Analyst (Current Employee)
Clearwater, FL

I have been working at Tech Data full-time for more than 5 years

ProsOpportunities, visibility to upper management

ConsDistribution of work seems unbalanced, but that's probably the case everywhere

Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize the people who are always doing the work and not always talking about the work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Accounting (Current Employee)
Clearwater, FL

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

ProsGreat company, with a lot of opportunities for new responsibilities

ConsThe pay is below average for the Clearwater area

Advice to Senior ManagementFind a way to pay your top performers, a bit more than average

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company!

Marketing Coordinator (Former Employee)
Miami, FL

I worked at Tech Data full-time for more than a year

ProsGrowth, Stable, Opportunities, Connections, Great perks

Conscompensation, corporate policy, politics, hours, professionalism

Advice to Senior ManagementPay better attention to who you says things to...Some information should remain in HR. Too much mingling occurs between work and personal lives. THe industry seems to be very small and word travels quickly.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Overall Very Positive, But Company Needs to Align With Customer Satisfaction

Regional Sales Manager (Former Employee)
San Jose, San Jose (Costa Rica)

I worked at Tech Data full-time for more than a year

Pros-Good support from senior leadership.
-I could develop my own innovative ideas which were heard and appreciated by senior leadership.
-Many experienced people who were willing to help.
-Positive, collaborative work environment.

Cons-Short-sighted. All that mattered were that quarters' results.
-Financially dominated and run, even though they say they are customer-focused.
-Too conservative and risk-averse, which made it difficult to run against more aggressive competitors.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe truly customer focused instead of just saying that that you are. Align executive bonuses to customer satisfaction, particularly those in non customer-facing roles such as Credit. Truly align every resource towards customer satisfaction, otherwise different departments will pull in different directions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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