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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Client Solution Architects full-time (more than an year)Pros
It's immediately obvious to anyone who's worked at CSA that this place is rife with opportunity. They grew a substantial amount in the couple of years I spent working there, and we were constantly engaged in new projects. For me personally, I loved that.
Virtually everyone there is likable, respectful, and encouraging. And the company isn’t so large that the management is out of reach. Some people here have commented on the “familial” attributes of CSA employees, and I would agree with that. Overall a great environment.
Quick random note: it's difficult to quantify something like "vision," but if you get an opportunity to see the presentations on their planned growth trajectory, you'll understand why CSA is gonna be huge. There are moments when the senior management can be genuinely inspirational. (And I'm the kind of guy that's sensitive to cheesy presentations.)Cons
This isn't a place where you should expect rewards for just "sticking around." CSA prizes loyalty AND hard work--an equal share of both. So if you want to advance your career, have great benefits packages (as mentioned in most of the reviews here), and make a good salary, this is the place for you. But if you plan on phoning it in, I'd keep looking.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
2 people found this helpfulApplication Details
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks – interviewed at Client Solution Architects.Interview Details
Process was fast and straightforward, 3 rounds of interviews:
1) Phone interview - basic interview questions, took about 20 mins. Nothing tough
2) In-person - invited to office for interview with department head and lead consultant I would be working for. Very nice people, lots of personality questions such as what motivates me, career/life goals down the road, etc., along with some questions about my computer competencies (excel, word, etc.). Talked about my work experiences with using software. Lasted 45 mins (mostly because I asked a lot of questions at the end).
2) In-person #2 - met with same 2 people, as well as another employee in the department. Basically asked about tech skills and competencies with excel spreadsheets, etc. Pretty fast interview, only lasted about 15 mins. Think they wanted to just make sure I would be a good fit for the team.Interview Questions
Reasons for Declining
- Nothing difficult, just asked about what motivates me, my goals, computer competencies, and other very basic interview questions. Answer Question
Decided the role wasn't the right fit for me. Everyone at the company was very nice and I think I would have enjoyed working with them all. Salary offer was the deal breaker for me, was quite lower than I had expected. If the career path was right for me I would have tried negotiating for a bit more, but it wasn't the right path for me. Overall, the interview process was a good experience for me though.Declined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
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