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Great Place to Grow with a Great Team

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Current Employee - Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
Current Employee - Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)

I have been working at Nakisa

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Challenging environment
- Opportunity for creative thinking and innovation
- Good team spirit

Cons

- Sometimes tough deadlines
- Time of flux as company goes through some growing pains
- Not a good fit if you are only driven by money

Advice to Management

Continue with the spirit of innvoation and team encouragement.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    Not all is perfect

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nakisa

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

    Pros

    Informal environment
    Great group of people. Employees are from different backgrounds. People are fun.
    Company is doing great right now, so they are hiring a lot of help.
    Company tries to create a fun environment
    Company seems more organized than it ever was and is trying to simplify the jobs in a few departments
    Creative solutions
    Good place to start your career

    Cons

    Overworked people
    Crazy deadlines
    No thank yous for working late
    Unpaid overtime
    Ridiculous benefits (5% of your pay, 70% reimbursed). Keeps on getting lower with the time you spend in the company.
    3 weeks vacations that include 2 weeks vacation (mandatory in Quebec) and 1 week of sick leave (mandatory in Quebec). There are no sick or personal days.
    The more years you spend in the company, the less likely you are to get promoted.
    Company does not know how to handle change.
    Company does not use Performance review for anything.
    Company always goes through a hiring spell, then fires most of the new people who were hired.
    We are entering a new recession, so the highest earners will most likely go first
    Company does not retain their knowledge, most veterans have either quit or have been let go.
    Salaries in departments other than RnD are much lower than the market

    Advice to Management

    Try to retain your talent
    Less micro-management

  2. Look forward to go to work everyday

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Nakisa

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Innovative product
    Fast paced
    has a strong software developer base
    great team work and friendly
    new ideas are welcomed
    multi cultural/ multi religion
    3 weeks vacation for newbies
    Nakisa stock option has great potential
    great relationship with SAP

    Cons

    The company is growing and as a result there are lots of changes
    Need more resources

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