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This company is just okay....

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Elekta full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

good benefits, decent pay...that's all.

Cons

not a place for people who want to grow. Bad upper management.

Advice to Management

Stop promoting your friends and start hiring people with talent.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    Sinking Ship

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

    I worked at Elekta full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a good company with a good purpose to help cure cancer.

    Cons

    The IMPAC managers will be the death of Elekta region NA. Unless you are part of the in crowd you will never get promoted or even get a raise. The mgrs from IMPAC will even allow thier friends to quit come back and get promoted with a fat raise. In addition, the mangers from IMPAC are not very smart, in fact they are morons with huge ego's.

    Advice to Management

    FIRE ALL IMPAC MANAGERS before region NA goes out of business.


  2. Helpful (5)

    Must be in the "In" mgmt crowd to succeed

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Elekta full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some caring, thoughtful, highly educated, smart people work in N. Amer. and throughout the organization but they aren't enough to save it from senior management that focuses on maintaining status quo, short-term financial performance, and a culture of the clique.

    Cons

    N. Amer: if you aren't "In" with the right managers, you are sunk, esp. in marketing. Toe the line and suck up is the name of the game. As a new hire you'll be jollied and welcomed but, soon enough, you'll be marginalized if you express the least amount of independent thinking or, worse!, dare to critique any senior manager. There's no "getting your back" here, you will be on your own. Also, in Atlanta, redneck old-boy narrow-mindedness and bigotry is tolerated, esp on the part of long-term employees- but those same people will carefully guard their behavior when the Euro ppl are in-house, you can be sure of that! No opportunity for career progression in mktg, period.

    Advice to Management

    Why bother, they won't hear it or read it anyway.


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