TEKsystems

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Long hours and low compensation

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Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Denver, CO
Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Denver, CO

I worked at TEKsystems full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Cowokers are typically all A type, similar personalities. The long hours are almost bearable when you are surrounded by an office full of your friends

Cons

TekSystems is successful because they prey on new grads (who do not know any better), and offer them the world. They work you 55 hours a week minimum, and hound you if you come in later than 7:30 am or leave before 6pm. There are weekend "optional" hours, but they aren't optional if you want to keep your job.

When I finally had enough of the abuse (a year and a half later), and attempted to put my two weeks in, they were very unprofessional and beat me down about my lack of commitment to the company and cause (who knows what the "cause" is).

I left in late 2013, along with about half of my office - Teksystems has sued a multitude of my previous co-workers for their "non-compete" clauses, and made it VERY hard for local recruiters to get a job with anyone but them. I strongly recommend not accepting a job with TEK as a recruiter or sales person.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop suing your past employees, and forcing people to work weekends.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    They work to get you working, in tech.

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    Former Employee - Implementation Field Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Implementation Field Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I worked at TEKsystems as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    I had great experiences with TEKsytems. They were very professionally staffed, well trained and communicated quickly and effectively to any and all needs I would have while on a job site. My recruiter was always on top of her game. They did a very good job at getting me working in my desired fields within Wireless technology and implementation. They also pushed to get me the monetary requirements I desired.

    Cons

    Only problem I encountered was being placed with a group of four guys for a project, and one was a 'bad apple'. His behavior and attitude had us all dismissed within the first two days. It was an embarrassing experience, myself and two others were working hard and doing our jobs, yet we were let go. (TEKSystems did do a decent job of making sure that wouldn't happen again. They found me more work quickly).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When picking people for jobs, remember a knucklehead is always a knucklehead and a performer is always a performer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TEKsystems as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Professional and personable staff, highly responsive to requests
    Pay accurately and on time
    Good access too training, professional librarary

    Cons

    focus on labor aug, no professional practices, some managed service offerings.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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