Istonish

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Wonderful Company to Work For

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Istonish

Pros

Great company culture
Friendly coworkers
Close-knit environment
Nice office
Employee retention is high
Flexible work schedule
Overall great working environment

Cons

Istonish is a great company to work for. Every job is going to have standard pros and cons - the pros far outweigh the cons at Istonish!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Plan more company engagements and team building activities.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Istonish, Inc.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Third Party Verification in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Third Party Verification in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Istonish full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Small, intimate company environment
    Extremely nice office space
    Competitive pay
    Wonderful coworkers, mostly wonderful executive team
    Time for external projects/studying

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement.
    Recent (~2-3 months) TPV manager does not understand the TPV process whatsoever, and has undermined the entire point (remaining unbiased) on multiple occasions.
    Said manager is often unprofessional and non-communicative.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do the opposite of what is outlined above.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Worst career move I've ever made.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Greenwood Village, CO
    Former Employee - Manager in Greenwood Village, CO

    I worked at Istonish full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    In spite of the culture, and their reputation, they have managed to get some good people in the organization. Those people do care about their customers and they work hard to do what they can with the limited resources that are available to them.

    Cons

    They have a shared leadership model with little to no continuity between the two owners of the company. The overriding management philosophy is based on mistrust and micromanagement. Turn over is high. Moral is low. The company has relied on providing low tech, niche services to a small and shrinking customer base. They market themselves as being a relevant and credible IT services company, but in reality are primarily engaged in providing the same third party verification services and staffing services they've been known for since they started.

    They also have a history of urging their managers to encourage employees to post good reviews on this site early in their employment. I, unfortunately, participated in that practice during my brief time with the company, and have regretted it since. There will likely be one or more bogus reviews posted within a few days of this post, as they actively manage the overall review rating of this site by following up any bad reviews with 4 and 5 star reviews as soon as they see a bad review.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire yourselves and get a real exec team in place, or sell the company while it's still worth something.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Istonish Response

    Oct 18, 2013VP Marketing

    It is a priority at Istonish to hire great people that are committed to excellence in service. While this goal is at the top of mind, there are times when there is not a good mutual fit. In ... More

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