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9 people found this helpful  

Biggest mistake of my life

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Brooklyn, NY

Pros-3D printing industry is great
-Products are decent and the buzz about the company is great
-Looks good on the resume, you will get contacted by recruiters for other jobs quickly
-American product

Cons-Low salary, lack of bonuses, and lack of any real perks are destroying workplace morale. Nearly everyone, in every department, openly talks about being broke and living in near-poverty. I have been employed at MakerBot for about one year and have not had one bonus or raise...despite being told how great of a job I am doing.

-Very high turnover for a potentially great company. This is always blamed on "being a startup," but it's just because of low wages.

-Getting asked to work on weekends gets aggravating (this seems to happen in many different departments)

-Attitude from "Upper Management" and CEO can get very hostile and outright shameful. Employees are treated with very little respect.

-Potentially nasty future. Upper management's does not value the company's customers.. customer service and business ethics are slipping rapidly.

Advice to Senior Management-If you are one of the VCs that own MakerBot-- please find us a new CEO and CSO.

-Give everyone at the company a 50% pay increase and watch the employees start to care about their jobs. You wont have to beg employees to work on weekends if we made a good-living.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    8 people found this helpful  

    Frauds

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Makerbot

    Pros: Some of the most interesting and exciting people have worked here.… Cons: What you read here is pretty much the truth. We are very badly underpaid, but more importantly, the company cannot decide between caring about the… Advice to Senior Management: My advice would be to the board and the investors: find someone who isn't just a pretty face that we can respect and who has… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Love the emphasis on culture at MakerBot

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Makerbot full-time

    Pros: Management is focused on making sure that employees are both a good fit with their supervisors and their teams; that makes for… Cons: Growing pains but I really believe it will lead to… Advice to Senior Management: Keep on recognizing your employees for their hard work--it… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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