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Very Satisfied, lots of room to career advancement

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Network Engineer in San Antonio, TX
Current Employee - Network Engineer in San Antonio, TX

I have been working at Rackspace

Pros

Laid back,
move between departments,
learn on your own pace
no dress code

Cons

pay is little bit low compared to other states

Advice to ManagementAdvice

i hate night shift

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Overall this is a great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Development Consultant in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Business Development Consultant in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Rackspace

    Pros

    Team outings, free coffee/tea/soda, reasonable compensation for the San Antonio market, Senior Leadership (C levels) generally makes good decisions for the company, giving back to the community "Rack Gives Back", overall benefits are great.

    Cons

    My personal experience in Sales has shown the following (though not speaking for roles outside of sales)
    internal promotions seem to be based on something other than merit. Possibly longevity or who you know.
    resources to sell not always readily available
    lower level management not great at development of their people
    mid level to VP level management seem to focus on numbers and lose sight of the people which can make this job impersonal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    career development/advancement should not be handled by direct managers but rather an unbiased 3rd party (hr?). This will allow for better documentation and less gaps when a manager leaves or someone is transferred. Mid level managers and VPs should not lose site of the people - they are what drive the business.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    fanatical employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager IV in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager IV in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Rackspace

    Pros

    great environment, empowerment to make decisions for customers, excellent training/education opportunities

    Cons

    young staff, rapid growth of work force

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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