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Equipment Technician

Provide Commerce Woodridge, IL

• Responsible for development, administration and performance of a preventative maintenance program for all equipment in the facility. This will… Glassdoor


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Provide Commerce CEO Chris L Shimojima
Chris L Shimojima
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    Corporate size, Mom&Pop Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Provide Commerce

    Pros

    Very analytics-oriented environment.
    Opportunity to work on a wide range of projects with a variety of people.
    Solid benefits, vacation, etc and decent salaries.
    Job security - company doesn't fire quickly.

    Cons

    Poor senior management
    Transitioning away from organic growth and towards acquisition growth
    Very political environment.
    Flip side of job security is that poor employees are not regularly removed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    After 10+ years growing financially and operationally, it's time to grow organizationally. Loyalty is important, but keeping extremely poor employees around solely because of longevity makes poor logical sense. It also makes it difficult for new talent to justify remaining and adding value, which negatively impacts the long-term value of the company.

    At 500 employees, less than a handful of people shouldn't be making all hiring/firing decisions, especially when not all of those people are trusted in the eyes of employees.

    There should be a better way of measuring performance, both from a management perspective, and a productivity perspective. Currently, people are being promoted that the large majority of employees do not feel are worthy of said performance. Some people will obviously disagree with any given promotion/firing, but when almost everyone does, then something is wrong.

    In short - Learn how to appropriately measure employees, fire poor performers, reward high performers, promote appropriately, and don't overweight longevity.

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