Crestron Electronics Reviews

Updated March 27, 2015
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Randy Klein
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Pros
  • Crestron provides an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of technology (in 5 reviews)

  • The company is rock-solid financially - there are super smart people guiding the business (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Commonly no communication between people on the same team (in 3 reviews)

  • Upper management is at best clueless to the situation and needs of their workers (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Software Engineer

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Rockleigh, NJ
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Rockleigh, NJ

    I worked at Crestron Electronics full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful company with bright engineers from 150 miles around :)
    Good vision, very fast and new project ideas.
    Good benefits and productive atmosphere.

    Cons

    Sometimes market ans sales drives. Not really negative.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the highest professional level !!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Dont believe the hype.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Crestron Electronics full-time

    Pros

    international brand good for a label on your resume. If you are anything other than a programmer dont bother, people later on in life will ask you who they are and what they do. i.e. marketing career. Good work life balance rarely did I have to take my work home with me.

    Cons

    Team... There are some very shady people who work here not so much a team environment like they put themselves out to be. Furthermore if you come into this company with ideas, hold on to those ideas, they will steal them and mark them as there own, with all the contracts and non sense you fill out beforehand you are at a lose.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow your CEO! He put the company together and you middle management ponies are tearing apart his values and mission.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful

    Crestron Electronics - Not Great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Crestron Electronics

    Pros

    Private company. Benefits are provided.

    Cons

    Thought to be a great place to commit and grow turned out to be total opposite experience. Management style sadistic, bullying, and unprofessional. Management and employees lack communication even within the same department. No incentives to work or try harder. Worst corporate company I have ever worked for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider listening to the under-rated employees and keep people who are more on a professional level.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Intern Mechanical Engineering

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    Former Intern - Intern in Rockleigh, NJ
    Former Intern - Intern in Rockleigh, NJ

    I worked at Crestron Electronics as an intern

    Pros

    Training was provided for all tasks. The specially selected project was able to be completed from start to finish during the time of the internship. My boss designed a project I could accomplish with my level of experience but was still a challenge. He and other coworkers were generally friendly, always offering advice and were there to help. The company is a leader in the AV industry, which makes it exciting. I am happy with the time I invested. I learned a lot, gained good work experience, and would return for another internship.

    Cons

    Not all employees are on the same page, which causes confusion. Hard to get in touch with coworkers quickly. Periods of high volume working non-stop for a deadline and periods of considerable downtime.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Interns were given a project to work on. However this project relied on feedback from other employees and departments. Smaller independent tasks should be given to make the down-time more productive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. Great Company to Intern for

    Current Intern - IT Services Intern in Rockleigh, NJ
    Current Intern - IT Services Intern in Rockleigh, NJ

    I have been working at Crestron Electronics as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Office culture is pretty good, people here are mostly nice. Had my plate full.

    Cons

    Company is going through some serious growing pains, so things are a little tough as they expand.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. This company has a good revolving door

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Crestron Electronics

    Pros

    This company cares about the bottom line

    Cons

    Not sure what to put here

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful

    Crestron Electronics

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at Crestron Electronics full-time

    Pros

    Creston does make a very good product.

    Cons

    There is no loyalty towards the employees. The overall style is management by bullying. This starts at the top and filters down through the executive directors. Their people skills are horrible. Watch out for them dramatically changing the compensation program to suit their latest whim. The turn over in the sales department is worse than I have ever seen. I think this along should speak volumes. Most of the executive directors and the CEO are clueless about some of the markets they serve and make very amateurish decisions because of this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Being that management thinks they know everything, there is nothing I could say that would mean anything.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Its an Okay company to start building your resume.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Crestron Electronics full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I have been privileged to work with a great group of people and have been given the opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    The benefits and PTOs are not the best.

    Doesn't Recommend
  10. Large company trying to be small

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Crestron Electronics

    Pros

    Most of the people are fun and easy to work with, that's about where it ends.

    Cons

    Poor management of its employees - doesn't take them seriously, therefore employees don't take their jobs seriously. No incentives to work or try harder.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop trying to fit a square peg into a round hole - listen to your employees. Their satisfaction will bring more satisfaction to your customers.

  11. Just started

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Crestron Electronics

    Pros

    room to move up eventually

    Cons

    low starting pay for engineer

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