Toshiba America Info Reviews

Updated February 11, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Toshiba America Info

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Environment and culture allow for engagement and contribution.

    Cons

    Promotioanl or lateral opportunities are rare. Typically, outside seems to be the preference.

    Advice to Management

    Consider fresh, new, or different ideas that may seem to go against the grain.

  2. Good IT work experience at TAIS

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Consultant in Irvine, CA
    Former Contractor - Consultant in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Toshiba America Info as a contractor (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Casual environment
    Knowledgeable coworkers
    Work is challenging
    Project plan is realistic

    Cons

    Technology not the latest
    Work space is cramped
    Parking maybe an issue
    Lots of business units under the same roof

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. Solid and Stable

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Toshiba America Info full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Although things happen slowly, things do happen, and employees are generally empowered to initiate change and progress. It is fun to come to work. The people at TAIS are easy going. The company does many things to foster employee moral and a feeling of family.

    Cons

    Things happen slowly. There are lots of very hardened silos which are hard to break down to get collaboration. Raises are hard to come by. The MBO program is antiquated.

    Advice to Management

    Break down the silos. A cost of living raise is not a merit increase.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Very fulfilling and filled with many opportunities and experiences.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Planning & Operations Manager in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Planning & Operations Manager in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Toshiba America Info full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, Salary, People, Educational assistance, In house university.

    Cons

    Not as structured as a company should be.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on people and not on systems.

  6. Provided opportunity for me to thrive in a demanding environment; learned how to successfully manage daily issues.

    Former Employee - Depot Manager in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Depot Manager in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Toshiba America Info full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits; good people.

    Cons

    Too many layoffs; veeps are not together on important matters.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the issues that matter

  7. A Great place to work!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Analyst in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Analyst in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Toshiba America Info full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities to growth

    Cons

    Unfortunately we are in an struggling industry

    Advice to Management

    Keep the employees that really work for the benefit of the company and learn to let go the rest.

  8. They don't make them like this anymore

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Toshiba America Info

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Toshiba is a great palce if you are looking for a compnay to stay at for 20 plus years. Once you are in, stay focused and next thing you know it's been 10 years, then 15 and so on. It's a secure job.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement and most employees have done the same job for 10+ years. With that said most employees don't care to advance and jsut want to do the smae thing forever and it's a great fit if that's what you want.

    Advice to Management

    Try being creative and don't steal your employees ideas. Management is all about CYA and that's gets old real fast.

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