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No communication and understanding of what really goes on

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

I have been working at Corel full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Benefits, salary, and flexability is great

Cons

Bad communication and decisions, company is heading in the wrong direction.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great products, great people, zero owner support.

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

    I worked at Corel

    Pros

    Corel has some great products with very affordable prices that compete with the best of them. The every day employees are the best and hardest working you'll ever work with.

    Cons

    The company is owned by a private equity firm that goes through layoffs 2-3x/year and trims budgets to levels that hurt everyone and everything involved, the products, the employees and the customers. It hires way too many contract people, denying them job security, benefits and vacation. People with 10+ years tenure have been laid off w/o notice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want a successful company, I suggest you invest in both the employees and the products instead of seeing how much sweat you can squeeze out of your increasingly unhappy and discouraged employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Enjoyable time

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Corel

    Pros

    Flexible
    Pursue own ideas
    Fairly open.
    Friendly staff
    Changing responsibilities

    Cons

    Lacked strategy
    Better employee benefits
    More travel reqd
    More communication across regions
    Stable CEO.

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