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Dynamic, fast paced environment

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
Current Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I have been working at Openet full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Fast paced
Growing rapidly
Creative environment
Good moral

Cons

Room for improvement in internal communications

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good job, guys.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sweatshop. Unfriendly atmosphere

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at Openet

    Pros

    Cutting edge stuff being developed there
    There is potential to develop your career there if you are so inclined.
    There is education funding

    Cons

    Staff work long hours and under pressure
    Unfriendly atmosphere. Corporate culture is a bit rude.
    Internal support departments are incompetent.
    Office is very cramped.
    Toilets are dirty.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    IT support and facilities management need to improve.
    Try to recruit staff from more than one college. Most of the staff are from one college and the culture is vvey homogenous as a result.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Seems to be moving in the wrong direction

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    Former Employee - Various
    Former Employee - Various

    I worked at Openet full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I learned a lot working at Openet and worked with some very sharp people. The benefits were pretty good, and at first the atmosphere was great.

    Work-life balance was hit-or-miss. There were times when it was pretty good, but also a lot of get-it-done-yesterday fire drills. Not unusual for a small technology company with huge telecom clients, I think.

    Overall my experience was positive, but I wouldn't go back there now.

    Cons

    Openet seems to be losing its touch. It grew very rapidly for a few years, but over the last year or so seems to be shrinking just as rapidly. Openet has some very compelling products, but doesn't seem to be able to focus on really polishing them and moving them forward.

    The company seemed quite management-heavy toward the end of my time there.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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