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Helpful (10)

Beautiful campus and great benefits overshadowed by low compensation and lack of managerial feedback.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant (Marketing) in Redlands, CA
Current Employee - Assistant (Marketing) in Redlands, CA
Approves of CEO

Pros

Gorgeous campus (with a turtle pond!), great benefits package, and an intelligent community of employees working around an exciting product.

Cons

Management is largely unsupportive of employee growth and creativity. The exempt/non-exempt distinction between employees creates a demoralizing division, with non-exempt employees under a very strict schedule & managerial babysitting, and exempt employees free to largely determine their own schedules. Tenure at the company far outweighs job performance & industry expertise. Marketing strategies are decrepit and rigid, abd management is not open to incorporation of new ideas. Ample criticism for even minor errors that don't affect productivity & NO positive reinforcement for successes.

Advice to Management

Provide positive feedback to employees doing good work. Don't highlight the division between exempt/non-exempt. Consider ideas, even from new or younger employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Esri

  1. Helpful (11)

    Lots of backstabbing and office politics

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Redlands, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Redlands, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Esri's main campus in Redlands is beautiful, with all kinds of trees and places to meet and eat outside. The owners of the company are very pro-environment, and it shows with recycling programs and solar panels on all the major buildings.

    Cons

    HR is actively hostile to employees; lots of office politics and backstabbing, moreso than most companies I've worked for. The company leadership tends to regularly set unrealistic deadlines for projects just to force employees to work harder.

    Advice to Management

    A company's employees are its greatest resource. Treat them with respect, give a clear, consistent vision, and encourage individual innovation, and they will reward you with success.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Esri is a decent company to work for people majoring in geospatial field

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Esri has a very flexible working schedule and has decent benefit package and a pretty nice profit-sharing plan. You can lot help from within via various sources such as internal email groups and websites.

    Cons

    Career movement is very limited. You can stuck in one position for years. You don't know what can get your good raise.

    Advice to Management

    Hope management will develop a clear career paths for both technical and sales staff with related salary scales. All the performance measurement tools wouldn't matter if there is no career path in front of us.


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