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When it was good, it was good....when bad, it was extremely BAD!

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Irvine, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

I worked at Toshiba America Info

Pros

The Japanese people are amazing outside the office. They are very invigorating with their thirst for adventure and american knowledge.

Cons

Throat cutting and back stabbing by of all people ... management! Supervisors taking credit for their employees good jobs or ideas. Blame and finger pointing when times are bad.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Have not worked there for some time now however, seems like nothing has changed. WOW!

No opinion of CEO

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    Stay away from this place unless you need $$ Only take as temp job and please find something better!

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    Former Employee - IT-Windows Systems Administrator - Contract  in  Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - IT-Windows Systems Administrator - Contract in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Toshiba America Info

    Pros

    -In nice area behind Irvine Spectrum. Close, easy access to freeways
    -close to major malls, shopping, dining areas
    -decent cafeteria

    Cons

    -micro-management, heavily scrutinized
    - overworked, small teams, no work/life balance, FTE on vacation needed to bring laptops
    - management likes to talk down on employees, low morale in teams.
    - not so innovative technology for a global company, data center was small and ran hot.
    - Have to wear many hats even primary job is different
    - no growth for the mind and $$
    - lays off are present too
    - Lead Windows Administrator was very difficult to work with: ( abrasive attitude, Intimidating)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees better and don't run a " too lean" shop. Hire more people to cut down the stress load. Hire a new " Lead Windows Admin/Engineer !!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    TAIS - Not what is supposed to be as Toshiba is a global company.

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    Current Employee - Windows Systems Administrator - Contracted for Three Months  in  Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Windows Systems Administrator - Contracted for Three Months in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Toshiba America Info

    Pros

    If you live in Orange County , CA Nice because behind Irvine Spectrum and located near freeways, shopping, dining, good area.
    Decent computer and consumer electronics.

    Cons

    Company runs " lean " and individuals especially in IT wear many hats.
    Employees are unhappy and disgruntled
    IT employees have to be on-call when on vacation. Need to bring laptop, broadband card, cannot vacation overseas. Management will disapprove.
    Direct managers treat team members with disrespect.
    No work and life balance at all. It's always work
    IT Technology is poor coming from a global company like Toshiba
    Server room is unorganized and below ITIL standards.
    As a contractor, one will never know when can go permanent
    Windows team is understaffed ( two ppl) and have to do too much work.
    Too cheap to invest in technology that will make IT more productive and easier for staff
    " Don't work there! " to anyone unless you are really desperate for a job.
    Windows team lead is the epitome of someone " one can not work and co-exist with. "

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people and make your teams larger. Don't be condescending and treat your team members with respect.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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