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Good for somebody who just graduated

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

I have been working at CDW full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Lots of work, and good people

Cons

Have to wait 10 years to move up

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Nothing

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Office SCHLEP

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Voorhees, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Voorhees, NJ

    I worked at CDW (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    tons of networking opportunities, ok benefits. Lots of freebies given out to those in sales (if you are good at it). Including trips, food, and $$$. Learned a lot about Microsoft office, and gained a lot of knowledge in excel. Was able to be involved in community services and the company gives you 1 community service day per year. Remote offices are more or less on their own, which is nice since there is no one leaning over your shoulder every day.

    Cons

    if you are not in sales, you are no one. As much as you give, you will never get unless you are in sales. There is a ton of turnover in support, and most of the people hired as your manager know less than you. There is no structure within support, as there are so many different offices that each person does different things. .
    With this company its all about who you know. That is how you get places. They hire management that have no business being in their position. It became a joke as to who was going to be the manager next. For as much work that you put out, you get very little ($$$) in return if you are not in sales. Raises are a joke. Pennies being disbursed between 50+people. Even those that didnt do their job got them. You cant question your raise either. You get what you get and that is that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay more and value those that matter, instead of focusing of those that dont.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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    Good for Initial Experience but Too Political to Get Career Advancement

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at CDW full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Many experienced and great coworkers. Some good perks for acquiring equipment and various roles within the company. There are many offices to work out of. Well known name for companies purchasing electronic devices, computers and consulting services for private, government, K12, and healthcare businesses.

    Cons

    Work balance is difficult to attain for more demanding roles. It is sales driven, work effort and schedule is based on profit and just pushing employees to burn themselves out frequently. Too many internal political interest and unfair titles given to employees who are not qualified for their positions. Salary is not fairly provided for various roles throughout the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide a more clear work balance and more positive environment. Retain workers and pay them what they deserve.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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