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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Telogis full-time (less than an year)Pros
High integrity company
Company takes care of its people
Lots of autonomy - "Be your own CEO" isn't much of an exaggeration
You are made to feel welcome and truly a part of the team
Lots of opportunity for innovation
Best benefits package I've seen in several decades
Fast paced in a good way
Seems like everyone truly feels like they are contributing
Easiest expense filing system I've ever worked withCons
Fast pace and heavily matrixed organization makes it hard to stay in syncAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Don't let the investment or potential IPO change the many, many things you're doing right (great benefits, company credit cards for frequent travelers, investment in people - particularly new hires). This is a great company and can be even greater in the future if we don't diverge from doing the things that have made us successful.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 weeks – interviewed at Telogis in November 2014.Interview Details
Was contacted by an external recruiter for the position. First interview was conducted via HireVue, an online set of ten question that you had to respond to via a video session recording. Not a bad way to establish a baseline and not as intimidating as it sounds. Second interview was with the hiring manager/director via telephone. Time was scheduled, but the manager did not show up for interview. Rescheduled with the recruiter and conducted the interview. Manager apologized multiple time for missing the first interview. It was good, casual give and take conversation, not a lot of interview "gotcha" type questions. Felt very positive as the manager discussed next steps and indicated that the final interviews would be conducted at their offices in CA.
The next interview, also via phone, was scheduled within the week with the VP. Once again the interviewer was a no call/no show. It took over a week to reschedule. The VP called me while he was driving, did not apologize or mention having missed the previous interview and did not have any of my information in front of me. He asked me to provide him with my background. We talked for only about 20 minutes. Very noisy environment, I believe at one time he stopped at a gas station tor somewhere similar. I am a seasoned pre-sales engineering manager and engineer and have an advanced degree and would never dream of conducting selection in this unprofessional manner. I felt more like he was checking a box. Very disappointing!
A few days after the interview I inquired with the recruiter and hiring manager about next steps. The manager informed me that they were pursuing other candidates for the position. When I asked about specific areas where I was lacking, I was told that I was lacking enthusiasm in my voice, and was focused more hardware (something we barely touched on) and struggled describing benefits of previous solutions I sold. In the short interview, there wasn't sufficient time to even get that deep into my prior experiences.
I was very interested in this company as I believe they have some great solutions and a track record of building on their strengths. Through research I learned that the VP has been in position for less than a year. Maybe that would explain his behavior, but it certainly makes you wonder about the culture and direction of their leadership.
Caveat emptor!Interview Questions
No OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
- None, pretty straight forward and not an overly structured process. Answer Question
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