Architech

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4 people found this helpful  

A fantastic, growing company with smart people

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Architech

Pros

Staff are treated with respect. Incredibly open and collaborative culture. Lots of opportunity for growth, learning and advancement. Great compensation. Always working with newer technologies. 10% days (every other Friday off projects) are a great way to learn and socialize with colleagues.

Cons

Like most (all?) consulting firms, project work can sometimes require overtime. Company provides time in lieu for this at least, which means we can take paid days off when things cool down.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the great work! It is fantastic to see how the team is growing. There are so many interesting projects coming! Looking forward to it!

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    The Best People!!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Architech full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - With hard work, it is possible to move up within the company and get more responsibility quickly
    - Small, lean team with a really great work ethic, strong desire to do good work and treat each other well
    - Fun events, tons of learning and development and cool client projects to work on
    - Opportunity to try out a bunch of different technologies

    Cons

    Because of the project based business model, we move desks quite a bit to sit with our project teams. Some members don't love the fluidity and constantly changing environment, however some seem to love it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep spending time with your employees, it is noticed and appreciated!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    A good stepping stone, solid employment, no advancement, not a career.

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

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

    Pros

    If you are looking for autonomy, just want to code and don't care about job advancement this is the job for you.
    - Agile development company with no reporting structure. No boss to tell you what to do and give you directions.
    - If you are assertive and proactive, you can get yourself assigned to most project you like.
    - Good variety of projects because most of them are short term.
    - Strong software engineering culture where front-end development is a low priority. But very collaborative and capable coworkers. .

    Cons

    Stepping stone until you find another place with mentorship and career advancement.
    - There's very little opportunity for career advancement because that's reserved for a few of the bosses' favorites
    - You have to find your own way because there's no boss, no mentor and no one to guide you or give you objective feedback
    - Lack loyalties to workers. Recently they had "parted ways" with people whom skillsets no longer align with their ever changing company goals.
    - Low employee engagement and moral - seemed like HR's only job is to recruit and fire staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some executive couching. Lead by listening: don't just get feedback from the customers get it from the staff as well.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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