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MicroManagement the Norm

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT

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

Pros

Good downtown Location with access to public transportation. Also provided with off street parking.

Cons

Not given the tools needed to do the job properly
Outdated Product
No team building
Micromanagement
Poor pay

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide your employees with the tools they need to do the job and allow them to do the job they were hired for.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good people, slow-moving company

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    Current Employee - Java Developer in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Java Developer in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Tomax full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed, good location, nice building

    Cons

    Very little training or communication between management and their teams.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Great place to get experience, then RUN!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT

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

    Pros

    Great location downtown, good hard working people in the ranks, good place to get experience...whether you are fresh out of college or updating your skillset, Tomax is a good place to get a start in IT/Software.

    Pretty good PTO policy

    Culture was good, very open-minded, good-hearted people work at this company.

    Cons

    Turnover is a huge problem at Tomax. The pay is below average, even for Utah's market, so rather than attracting/retaining the best talent in the valley, it attracts people who are just competent enough to get through the interview process and do their jobs (AND accept low pay). This is obviously a generalization, there are many extremely smart and talented people within the company who are keeping it afloat, but as the economy continues to improve in SLC, I imagine many of them will get fed up and find a better situation at a different company.

    The quality of the software leaves something to be desired.

    Technology choices are poor, employees don't have the tools they need to be effective. There is a point where being smart fiscally devolves into being cheap, Tomax has passed that line by a mile. It is counter productive for a so called "cloud" company (ha).

    Employees are over-worked, there was pressure to exceed 40 hours a week the entire time I worked there, comp-time was non-existent for those extra hours worked.

    I did not realize how dysfunctional many of the processes were until I left the company for a new opportunity.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start caring about YOUR PEOPLE. Find ways to attract, and more importantly RETAIN the best talent. Increase starting salaries, give better bonuses to the contributors. Be more innovative with technology choices. Find a way to leave a better taste in the mouth of former employees. Trust me word gets around in such a small market.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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