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Bright, caring staff poised to successfully land high growth opportunities now that it's a REIT

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Iron Mountain Inc full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Bright and surprisingly creative and flexible staff makes work engaging and fun. Long-timers know where the bodies are buried and are able to steer newbies clear of potential problems. Much of the training is self-help videos and online exercises, generally very good. Excellent market data, leads and research ensure the best and brightest have the best info to make good decisions and to be most productive. Solid benefits and pay. Vision and Mission are easy to get behind and support.

Cons

A challenging environment to gain proficiency; some processes seem over engineered and people in the know go around these hurdles, causing fires elsewhere. Good communication and transparency, though, but cycles are burned unnecessarily. CYA emails and figuring out what's going on by the 48th forward is tedious, but it's in the culture.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

We need a process to autopsy things that go wrong and another to challenge industry data and stats based on our own experiences. Teams in the field have a lot of industry and competitive insight that could better be shared - perhaps on Salesforce "Chatter" Also, we should have "No Meeting Fridays" to catch up, distill and share what we've learned.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    It's a paycheck

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hollywood, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hollywood, CA

    I have been working at Iron Mountain Inc as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fairly easy going, not a lot of pressure - with the exception of one micro-manager. But everyplace has the one disgruntled employee that ruins it for everyone.

    Cons

    Only upper management is staff. Everyone else is "permanent" freelance. And the company does little things to remind you of your non-employee status all the time.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Poor Management and continuous layoff have resulted in negative moral.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Iron Mountain Inc full-time

    Pros

    Made some good career friends.

    Cons

    Several years when I started it was a great place to work with promise of career growth. Now it is a dead end, you only get promoted if Mgmt likes you. The RM area is a joke. The last 2 year they cannot keep experienced employees - the doors keep revolving in Boston or Collegeville/Royersford and part of it is POOR Mgmt.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat people like human beings not a commodity and offer promotions based on skills and not just to your friends. You are running a public company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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