Black Box
2.4 of 5 51 reviews
www.blackbox.com Lawrence, PA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Mixed Experience at Black Box Network Services, San Jose

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsSupport for professional development. Cooperative branch offices that enable nationwide and international customer support. Financial capability to fund any profitable project.

ConsFor all of the talk about collaboration and resources available from Regional and HQ, requests for help often go unanswered. No one has seen a raise in five years. A recent pro-union vote has institutionalised a long standing breakdown between installers/technicians and management.

Advice to Senior ManagementWe had a good long run, most of which was great fun. I wish you all the best in these difficult times.

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    positive experience

    Voice Systems Engineer (Current Employee)
    Minnetonka, MN

    I have been working at Black Box


    Pros: technical training is emphisied and encouraged Cons: long hours and lack of teaming to solve issues Advice to Senior Management: review work lod as compared with employee skill and eagerness… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Not stable employment if you work in sales.

    Account Sales Executive (Former Employee)
    Minnetonka, MN

    I worked at Black Box


    Pros: The commission was good then but it may have decreased since they laid off most of the sales dept. Most of… Cons: If you are new to the telecom industry, they do not formally train you on product knowledge. You read out of manuals or teach… Advice to Senior Management: Don't hire people to grow your company's business and then 10 months later lay… More
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