Esri

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10 people found this helpful  

Frustration

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Redlands, CA
Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Redlands, CA

I have been working at Esri

Pros

Stable employment
Flexible work schedule
College-like campus
Not beholden to stockholders or quarterly numbers
Jack's vision of making the world a better place

Cons

Lack of promotion from within the organization
Lack of even cost of living allowances
Minimal 401K match
Benefits package is average at best
Vacation is capped at 4 weeks/year after 10 years of service

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Why do we keep hiring middle managers from outside the company? If existing management does not have somebody "waiting in the wings" that could step in when a manager leaves, what does that say about their abilities as a manager?

After 20 years of service you give employees a rubber chicken dinner in the parking lot/street and give out a glass paperweight in the shape of a magnifying glass without even bothering to engrave the employees name on it? Way to reward loyalty!!

Doesn't Recommend
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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Learn a lot but not going any where career wise.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Johnstown, PA
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Johnstown, PA

    I have been working at Esri

    Pros

    * Worklife balance is great
    * Work with a lot of technology
    * Get a lot of experience in all processes

    Cons

    * Career growth not happening
    * Disconnect from managment and its employees
    * People do not communicate well

    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall a great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Redlands, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Redlands, CA

    I have been working at Esri

    Pros

    Great benefits, fantastic work life balance, highly intelligent staff

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry for many positions. No set salary increases upon promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create formal, published, salary ranges and offer set expectations when someone promotes as to what their salary increase will be. People that promote quickly over several years end up with low salaries compared to comparable outside hires.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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