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Achieve balance without sacrificing career growth

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Current Employee - Project Specialist in Arlington, VA
Current Employee - Project Specialist in Arlington, VA

I have been working at Symplicity Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

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

Pros

Telecommuting, commitment to excellence, start-up mentality coupled with stability, improved emphasis on training for employees, talented co-workers, knowing our systems are utilized by millions of users daily (!)

Cons

many inexperienced managers who are homegrown and still require training and support to succeed as individuals and team leaders, but who are committed to their role, can create growing pains.

Advice to Management

Concentrate on creating consistent processes across departments, modeling existing best practices.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Choose a different company to work for if you want to feel appreciated and are rewarded for hard work.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA

    I worked at Symplicity Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You can acquire skills that will be beneficial in the future, and will prepare you to find another job. Other than that, it was a huge waste of my time.

    Cons

    First of all, the president/company is being investigated by the FBI, and customers often bring up the subject. This company only hires recent college grads, and takes advantage of them by paying them the lowest salary and giving them unrealistic loads of work and expectations. If you aren't near a metro, you have to pay $8 a day to park. President has no idea what is going on most of the time. Management is a joke - micromanaged to the max. Training does not exist. Very unprofessional atmosphere - the president and managers are constantly yelling and cursing while everyone in the office overhears them (even when you are on the phone with a customer). Most of the products are also a joke. Database not working half of the time - very frustrating. Overall, this company will make you hate your life 9-6 M-F.

    Advice to Management

    Where do I start? Hire more managers, be truthful during interviews, stop being cheap and purchase a functioning & reliable database, more communication is definitely needed., establish a training program,


  2. Great Entry-Level, Immediate Responsibility & Experience, Micromanagement a Big Theme

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Arlington, VA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Symplicity will immediately put you in a position to really learn and grow. You are thrown into situations that require strong work ethic and self-responsibility. At some organizations it takes years to direct sell, so the quick movement is great. It is also a very dynamic company with excellent products. There is also quite a bit of room to make your opinions known, which is amazing to have at such a young age.

    Cons

    Management is a nightmare to navigate. There is absolutely a culture of micromanagement, which is a four-letter word in this office. Furthermore, there are zero programming and training opportunities. Oftentimes you are not given the tools you need to succeed. Ultimately this is a bunch of 20 year olds training and managing other 20 year olds, which is a huge 'con.'

    Advice to Management

    Please hire a Sales Director. It is unheard of to have a sales organization without a leader. It is not conducive to a healthy, supportive, growth-oriented sales team.


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