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Great place for someone to jumpstart their careers

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

I have been working at Corel

Pros

The best thing about Corel are it's people. Due to downsizing, the ones left are true professionals with great flair. For a software corporation of its size, its scale of operations is quite extensive and this is all due to the quality of its employees.

If you are a junior to intermediate level person who wishes to grow, this is a great place as you will be working with world-class professionals with a can-do attitude to everything.

Cons

Very little room for advancement. Management hold onto their positions tightly and keep their employees from evolving into leadership roles.

If you are a senior-level person, you will find it frustrating at the least.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If you want to retain your high quality employees, you need to provide them opportunities for advancement.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place with an old product line

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

    I have been working at Corel

    Pros

    Good group of highly skilled people that enjoy their work and their products. Decent perks, work flexibility, and consistent perfromance recognition throughout.

    Cons

    Recent history of investor purchase, delisting, relisting, delisting again. Very tight ship with little room or budget for innovation. Culture of "me too" products. High executive aversion to risk.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to foster more innovation at a low level. Create more turnover in the employees to bring in fresh experiences and skills.

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  2.  

    Nice place to grow

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

    I worked at Corel

    Pros

    Startup Carrier for a good growth

    Cons

    long hours to work with overseas

    Recommends
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