CoreSite Reviews

Updated October 29, 2014
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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great job if you get the leads.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Director
    Current Employee - Sales Director

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great GM support.
    Product that is competitive in the market.
    Comp plan is generous.

    Cons

    No presence in LV, Dallas, or Phx.
    Unresponsive technical sales help.

    Advice to Management

    New SEs and realistic expectations.

  2. Secretary

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Secretary in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Secretary in Denver, CO

    I worked at CoreSite part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance usually

    Cons

    Can seem cliquey at times

    Advice to Management

    Great job!

  3. Great go-getter company.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CoreSite

    Pros

    While technically a real estate trust, they are also a tech company.

    Cons

    There are not many problems.

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  5. Wonderful team of colleagues

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everyone is genuinely interested in seeing the company succeed. Inspirational CEO, albeit a bit intimidating - still inspiring to listen to his knowledge of the industry, and passion for customer service. Sense of family among colleagues. SLT members are caring, genuine, and approachable.

    Cons

    Inconsistent messaging about direction of the company. Too heavily focused on Sales and Marketing teams. Disregard for all frontline employees, as decisions are based entirely on Sales needs. (Granted, Sales makes money...but you still need a team of people to create what your Sales team sells...)

    Advice to Management

    Share information freely. Be honest and open. Focus on taking care of your employees and empowering them, and they will take care of you in return.

  6. Helpful (3)

    Good company, clueless management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Overworked 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 Management

    Listen 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.

  7. Love working at CoreSite

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There 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.

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    Everything seems to be working well, love working for the company.

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

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Director of Sales in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Director of Sales in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Not too much to say here as I love my job with Coresite

  9. Great place to work with lots of opportunity for professional growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President of Sales in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Vice President of Sales in Denver, CO

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Not 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.

    Cons

    Nothing at the present time.

  10. An Excellent Company to work for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Milpitas, CA

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    Keep up what you are doing, because it is working.

  11. Awesome place to Work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I have been working at CoreSite full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The 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.

    Cons

    If 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 Management

    Keep up the good work!

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