Applus+ Reviews

Updated January 22, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good place to learn (by yourself)

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Applus+ full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great colleagues
    Interesting projects
    Very good facilities

    Cons

    Very low salaries
    Poor and stingy HR management and policies

    Advice to Management

    HR should care more about their employees

  2. Emission Inspector

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Illinois Emissions in Joliet, IL
    Current Employee - Illinois Emissions in Joliet, IL

    I have been working at Applus+ full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    people, bosses, associates and management

    Cons

    $, weather, people who don't want to be there

    Advice to Management

    Thank You

  3. good steady job

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lane Operator in Lynnwood, WA
    Current Employee - Lane Operator in Lynnwood, WA

    I have been working at Applus+

    Pros

    i really enjoy everyone i work with

    Cons

    when its cold it is very cold because you are outside all the time

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  5. Test Bench team

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern - Monthly in Barcelona (Spain)
    Former Intern - Intern - Monthly in Barcelona (Spain)

    I worked at Applus+ as an intern (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    everyone is very helpful if you ever need any help, help you through your work and help you learn.

    Cons

    Not as much work was available since it was quite a small department at the moment.

  6. Good job to start developing

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Translator in Bellaterra (Spain)
    Former Intern - Translator in Bellaterra (Spain)

    I worked at Applus+ as an intern (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great coworkers, responsibilities from day one and ample learning opportunities. It was a good starting job as a translator intern. Salary was high for an internship position.

    Cons

    Little possibiility for a hire after you are no longer a student. The company does not use any translation tool which makes translation process time-consuming. No proof-reading or project manager positions.

    Advice to Management

    The role of a translator in such an important company needs to be better established and more stable. Translation tools should be used and a small translation department should be established, considering the large quantities of documents, and their variety, that need to be translated.

  7. Nice business driven workplace with international focus.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - CIO in Barcelona (Spain)
    Former Employee - CIO in Barcelona (Spain)

    I worked at Applus+ full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Diversified businesses with good opportunities to compete with global players

    Cons

    Segregated operational silos. Further international opportunities springing from Spanish businesses. (i.e Latin America)

    Advice to Management

    Further evaluate ROI and consolidation multiplier prior to adquisition of new business.

  8. Helpful (1)

    Good to start your career, not so good in the long term

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Applus+

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Possibility to learn continuously.
    International experience at hand.
    Requires you to keep up to date with state-of-the-art technology and processes.

    Cons

    Salaries are low and it is difficult to get any raise.
    Management changes direction too often.
    People management needs urgent improvement.
    Unexisting clear career development path.

  9. Correct but with lack of leadership

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Leader
    Current Employee - Business Leader

    I have been working at Applus+ full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Company that offers stability but with lack of leadership

    Cons

    Low salaries, taking profit bad econumical momentum

  10. Helpful (1)

    Good place for a while, but management does not know where to go...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Responsable De Departamento in Barcelona (Spain)
    Current Employee - Responsable De Departamento in Barcelona (Spain)

    I have been working at Applus+

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    - able to have a good balance between work and family.
    - autonomy

    Cons

    - Some management does not lead or take action.
    - lack of any kind of strategy in sales, company...

    Advice to Management

    - In my opinion they should analise who really has talent in the company and promote them.
    - Do not think just short term, think long term.
    - Get more clients.

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