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Updated Mar 28, 2014

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3.7 14 reviews

69% Approve of the CEO

CoreSite President and CEO Thomas M. Ray

Thomas M. Ray

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71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Good company, clueless management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood stable company with a bright future. Customer focused, excellent starting package and benefits for employees.

    ConsOverworked employees and management. When ideas and traning is brought up, management dismisses or overlooks it because they have their hands full. This can be dangerous especially when safety is on the line.

    Management lacks interest and is very lax, (thus the recent firing of regional managers).

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to employees when ideas are brought up, especially the ones that will benefit the company/team. Add a couple extra worthy dollars to compensation to departments that need it. The company will benefit from it greatly. Focus on your working class team, and not so much on sales and senior management who is already making over 200k.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Love working at CoreSite

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    ProsThere are lots of brilliant co-workers that share their enthusiasm on a daily basis and it seems that people generally love their jobs and work hard at them. Work-life balance is emphasized and managers are easy to talk to and open to opinions and suggestions.

    ConsIt was a difficult industry to understand at first, especially with the majority of our data centers out-of-state.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEverything seems to be working well, love working for the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Coresite has a dynamic great team and great place to work!

    Senior Director of Sales (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsEntrepreneurial driven company with best of breed data centers; Top down drive to support sales and growing business

    ConsNot too much to say here as I love my job with Coresite

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work with lots of opportunity for professional growth

    Vice President of Sales (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    ProsNot only does the company strive to deliver best of breed data centers, and excellent customer service, but the employees really work well together. It's a genuine team atmosphere and everyone wants you to succeed. CoreSite's investment in their employees is equal from the top down - in order for the company to succeed, we all have to succeed.

    ConsNothing at the present time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome place to Work!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    ProsThe team focus at CoreSite is incredible. You will never hear anyone say "that's not my job." Everyone is willing to jump in and help out - especially when it comes to helping customers.

    Tom Ray, the CEO, cares about employees and has an open door policy. He personally meets new employees at Friday Sing-a-Longs and will remember your name next time he sees you in the hall way.

    The company is growing - which means an incredible amount of opportuntiy for growth.

    ConsIf you don't unplug - the opportunity to work 24/7 is there, however, the managers and leaders at CoreSite do encourage people to balance work & life.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIt's really a great company...small but mighty! I've only been employed less than a year but am very pleased with all I've seen and learned so far. Everyone has a wonderful sense of pride in all they do each and every day. They really do care about their employees and plan many fun activities each month, what a great way to keep employees engaged in their jobs and also be able to have fun with their coworkers!

    ConsLocation - not the easiest sometimes, but at least parking is part of your benefit package.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThank you for keeping the employee's in mind with all the fun activities! It's good to see promotions from within, so many departments interacting and people smiling, that doesn't happen everywhere.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work...ethical leadership, strong corporate values, customer centric

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosethical leadership, strong corporate values that resonate throughout the organization the most customer centric company I have ever worked in

    Conswork-life balance can be challenging

    Advice to Senior Managementconsistency in leaderhip is important

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    An Excellent Company to work for!

    Supervisor (Current Employee) Milpitas, CA

    Pros- CoreSite has a site for online training where you can learn new skills and bone up on those you already have.
    - Management takes a genuine interest in the well being of it's employees
    - Management - from the CEO down - is very down to earth, and not so busy as to take time to talk to any employee in the company.

    ConsI don't know that I really have any Con's to share at this time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up what you are doing, because it is working.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Poorly managed projects with no guidance and a lot of "it's not my job" being thrown around.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsI think the people at a company are what make a company work and work well. I would say overall, you have a lot of nice people hard working people at this company. The pay is above average and the new space recently moved into is beautiful and state of the art.

    ConsThe challenges of this company is there is a lot of finger pointing going on with no accountability. I think many of the managers are not in the correct positions or are not given enough information to make their employees productive and efficient. I feel like the CEO is far too much into the 'Rah Rah' let's go out there and rock it mentality and not sure they really know what they are doing. This should go highly noticed to the board of directors with the recent turnover in the last 6 months of almost the entire SLT.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI would put this more to the board of directors. Get a CEO and SLT team in there that holds some accountability for the misses on the many projects that were failed on in the last year. Put people in a position to succeed, not to falter because of lack of guidance, consistency or people in positions far beyond their skill set.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Company is a lost soul

    Developer (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    ProsThey pay market rates. Freedom to try to do things but no real direction. For example, the systems in place were created 5 years or so ago with no real improvements.

    ConsManagement has no clue on how to lead and manage a company. 10+ executives have been hired/fired in the last year. CEO is volatile in meetings.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBring in a professional management team. Learn how to lead people at 'CEO School' or just resign. Masking yourself as a REIT makes no sense. You are like a Rackspace. Tell the world who you really are so com parables can be done.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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