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Satisfied, but could have been better

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redlands, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redlands, CA

I have been working at Esri full-time (More than 8 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

A good place to start your career. If you are self motivated, then it is a no pressure environment with plenty of opportunity to work on new technologies. Mostly the team members are a set of very humble and helpful people.

Cons

After the initial years, there is no set career path to grow. May be stuck doing the same stuff again and again. Sometimes may feel there is no difference between people who work really hard and people who are faking it.

Advice to Management

Provide a structured career path.

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  1. Great company, but management needs to be improved

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redlands, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redlands, CA

    I have been working at Esri full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Work/Life Balance - Great products, leader in its domain - They don't lay off people, they try to accomodate their needs with the staff they have, and offer training accordingly

    Cons

    - Salary is very low at the beginning, it can get better with the years... - Poor management is not being taken care of properly, they'd rather try to make everyone get along, even though it is counter-productive, than rearrange the teams to improve communication issues.

    Advice to Management

    Wrong lead developers, weak managers = less productivity and bad team spirit...


  2. Helpful (15)

    Remarkably Bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist in Redlands, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist in Redlands, CA

    I worked at Esri full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    ESRI used to be a great company. If you are desperate for work, then by all means apply.

    Cons

    Any honest and meaningful assessment of ESRI on this website (or any website for that matter) will be negative. Any of the positive assessments are 'seeds' planted by either HR and the management for damage control. Look at the frequency of the negative assessments about ESRI on this website and their similarities. Also, pay attention to the level of detail provided in the negative assessments as opposed to the bland 'whitewash' comments of the positive assessments. I was the fourth person to leave the department in less than 2 years and none of us have been replaced. The work just keeps getting shifted around. Those that remain continue to be overwhelmed and under-appreciated. Not in a good way - ESRI is a privately-held company that answers to no one.

    Advice to Management

    Giving any advice to the management at ESRI is the epitome of wasting time.


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