Aricent

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Aricent Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
1,001 Reviews
3.3
1,001 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work culture, Great learning place, fun to work in this company (in 137 reviews)

  • Flexible working hours in the office (in 68 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance, compensation, employees not paid as per the qualtity of work (in 37 reviews)

  • Comparatively Less Salary growth of employees (in 23 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Nice Growing opportunities but clients' instability affects growth.

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    Current Employee - Test Lead in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Test Lead in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Aricent full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay, good relocation benefits

    Cons

    Service company working for giant clients and market fluctuations affect job stability.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please don't enforce Bonds on employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Potential to fast-track your career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Aricent full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Large company, many opportunities to shine

    Cons

    Is hierarchical, so need to navigate the

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    good experence

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aricent

    Pros

    great co workers and great training provided by experienced knowledgeable mentors

    Cons

    managers are not as understanding as they should be. Lot of trying to transfer the work around

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  5.  

    It was a great learning experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aricent full-time

    Pros

    - Great set of co-workers
    - Lot of challenging work

    Cons

    - Less onsite opportunities for everyone

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Best Workplace to learn and work

    Former Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Aricent as an intern

    Pros

    Team Work, Career Growth, Ping Pong

    Cons

    No any cons till now.

  7.  

    One of the worst jobs I have ever had

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Writer in Ashburn, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Writer in Ashburn, VA

    I worked at Aricent full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I had plenty of time to pursue other interests.

    Cons

    No communication, no direction, nothing to do

    Doesn't Recommend
  8.  

    Gud experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aricent full-time

    Pros

    Works on Cutting edge technologies

    Cons

    Need to be friendly environment

  9.  

    Pretty pathetic place to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Aricent full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    No one bothers you. Nobody care. You get paycheck and they get theirs.

    Cons

    No communication. I still don't know who my real manager is after 1 1/2 years as it changed 3 times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    First get your act together instead of lecturing and changing head office

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    good company to work with

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aricent full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    values your work .nice management ,and flexible work hours

    Cons

    lack of appraisals and not understanding loyal employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Went down hill after being acquired by KKR. Former Datalinkx all but gutted. Stay away from this mess

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in East Brunswick, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in East Brunswick, NJ

    I worked at Aricent full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    None any more since carrier services div gutted out. Just a body shop now.

    Cons

    Little value here; just a body shop for those who don't need any career path.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Divest it off and put it out of its misery.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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