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Stifling corporate culture, low pay, no personal autonomy, and lots of work demands.

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Current Employee - Event Technology Specialist III in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Event Technology Specialist III in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at PSAV full-time (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

You will enhance your general A/V skills and often your co-workers are great to work with.

Cons

Terrible hours, schedules aren't set for the next week until the day before, which is a Friday so you have no ability to plan your weekends, and company has a lot of nonsense policies that make you a door mate to customers instead of a valuable team member. You have to pay for your own suit. And you don't get reimbursed until 2 months later with a measly $300.

Advice to Management

Empathize and respect your laborers. Don't constantly cave to the unruly demands of corporate clients. You can't create a business world where the word "no" never exists.

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  1. It is a great place to grow as a tech.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Technician (ETSII/Coordinator) in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Technician (ETSII/Coordinator) in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at PSAV full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You can move up quick.

    Cons

    I wish there was better pay.


  2. Helpful (5)

    The Borg

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - DET
    Former Employee - DET

    I worked at PSAV full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    PSAV definitely knows how to be a corporation. Load up on corporate employees that operate their systems, and cut down on service level employees.

    Cons

    I was absorbed during the merger. My employment lasted until the slightest opportunity to end it came along.

    Advice to Management

    Keep as many legacy Swank employees, because they're the ones that come from a culture of feeling appreciated and providing excellent customer service. Perhaps it will spread to legacy PSAV personnel.


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