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No upward mobility at all.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aliso Viejo, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aliso Viejo, CA

I worked at Quest Software

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

Pros

1. You will learn a lot and collaborate with team members to resolve difficult "fun" cases. 2. Relaxed dress code and free fruit in the kitchen. 3. Nice and knowledgeable co-workers. 4. Close to freeways.

Cons

1. Not good pay or benefits. 2. Very small pay increases, if any, even to top performers. 3. Always putting out fires and severly under-staffed. 4. Low morale. 6. Furloughs for employees but senior management keeps spending cash on aquisitions and gaudy events for sales force.

Advice to Management

Current employees hold more value than the aquisitions you're drooling about so give them a proper yearly increase. If you can't factor in inflation, call volume, difficulty of cases, etc., find someone who can. There are a lot of hard workers at Quest Software and they deserve to be compensated too not just your sales force. One final thought, there is no upward mobility there so start at the bottom and see where you can go - best case scenario you'll end up jumping into another group, that's not upward mobility.

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  1. Stressful at times, but you work with some of the best people in the industry

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aliso Viejo, CA

    I worked at Quest Software

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The people makes a company, and at Quest there are some very smart people that are not only good at what they do, but compassionate, fun, and just overall good people. And this isn't just the grunts, there are some really good people in management as well

    Cons

    The company is made of a hodge podge of acquired companies, trying to integrate all the different acquisitions is impossibly difficult, especially with each acquisition comes management changes and the cultures of each acquired company is different. In the end there's more diverging directions due to each business unit having their own agendas.

    Advice to Management

    Can't say there's anything wrong with management even though I don't work there anymore. Any problem Quest faces has far more to do with integration of the business units. The sooner the leaders of each unit realize that there's more to gain for collaboration the better off the company will be.


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    Dont work here

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Former Employee - Accountant in Aliso Viejo, CA

    I worked at Quest Software

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

    Pros

    -decent pay, benefits, and physical work environment

    Cons

    no work-life balance, horrible communication between management and staff, limited growth oppurtunity

    Advice to Management

    none


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