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For the most part, it was just okay. Although, many days were just down right difficult to muddle through.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA

I worked at Guidance Software

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

The people! You spend a lot of time with your colleagues and this company has quite a few great and talented professional people.

Cons

Mgmt is not really honest and trustworthy. You will spend a fair amount of time covering your rear so that your immediate manager doesn't throw you under the bus because they don't understand how a process works (although you've explained it time and time again). And, they will not apologize for being wrong. Owning up to your mistakes is a vital quality trait that is lacking at Guidance.

Advice to Management

The company is too top heavy. How many VP's of sales does one need? That money should be put to better use for the indians who are truly behind Guidance's success.

Guidance Software Response

Jun 4, 2015

Thank you for your review, posted on Oct. 14, 2011. We are sorry to hear about your experience. At the time you posted this review, our company looked very different. But today is a new day here at ... More

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  1. Great people to work with, great work/life balance, truly believes its corporate values

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    Current Employee - Senior Support Engineer in San Mateo, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Support Engineer in San Mateo, CA

    I have been working at Guidance Software

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Professional, honest, friendly people to work with.
    - Excellent work/life balance, compared to other companies.
    - Believes and lives its corporate values (so far).
    - High respect for its management.
    - Very little employee turnover.

    Cons

    - Let's see if the company can continue maintain those pro's as it grows into a larger company.
    - HR process for hiring can be long and frustrating without little communication from the recruiter.

    Advice to Management

    Stick to your core corporate values as you expand the company. Continue to respect and trust your employees, and they will continue to perform for you. Please improve your HR process for hiring.

    Guidance Software Response

    Jun 4, 2015

    Thank you for your five-star review, posted on Oct. 4, 2011. A lot has changed here at Guidance Software since the time of your posting. Recently, we assembled a new management team...leaders who are ... More


  2. The flagship product is awesome. Incompetent middle managers are allowed to ruin morale.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Development Drone in Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Development Drone in Pasadena, CA

    I worked at Guidance Software

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Learning about the forensic technology.

    Cons

    Cow-towing to managers who don't understand the product and prefer to surf the web and go out for massages.

    Guidance Software Response

    Jun 4, 2015

    Thank you for your review, posted on Oct. 12, 2011. We are sorry to hear about your experience. At the time you posted this review, our company looked very different. But today is a new day here ... More


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