CDW

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Walk the walk and talk the talk

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

I have been working at CDW full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

People are great, that's it.

Cons

Management is awful, pay is terrible, advancement is non-existent. The culture that made us one of the best places to work is long gone. They still make some attempts to not look like a souless corporation but that is what they have turned into.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

When you read the coworker surveys and see how miserable people are in one department, at least pretend you care. Pay attention to everyone - you are losing some remarkable people through disinterest.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to start at, but you better leave once you have ANY experience

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

    I have been working at CDW full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The training you can get if you are motivated is amazing
    The work life balance is good if you are tenured
    great place to network

    Cons

    The salary is deplorable,
    they pillage their vendor partners for money for fruitless en devours and will only let ones in that contribute big marketing dollars get face time with sales
    Ever since MDP took over the culture has been turned inside out.
    most people are miserable and the atmosphere is toxic, only the extreme heavy hitters seem happy
    The company has lost the human element and everything is a portal or a SharePoint.
    most architects have antiquated hardware that wont run most configuration tools

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your people better wages or you will continue to hemorrhage talent. Get rid of your sales portals and invest in systems that actually work (e.g. Sales Force). Be more liberal with work from home days. Ease up on using your partners as a profit center.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    CDW

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

    I have been working at CDW

    Pros

    Good company to work for if you are self driven, no commission cap and easy to make over 100K if you stick it out for a couple years

    Cons

    Management can make or break it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management can make or break it

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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