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Senior Developer

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Former Employee - Senior Applications Developer  in  San Leandro, CA
Former Employee - Senior Applications Developer in San Leandro, CA

I worked at TriNet Group full-time for more than a year

Pros

Easy commute, occasional mixers, some nice co-workers but not many. Easy place to park. Can take BART

Cons

Dysfunctional org and technology. They have grown through inorganic acquisitions and destroyed many orgs along the way.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Cash in your options and move on

Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

TriNet Group Response

May 1, 2014Public Relations

Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback. We have experienced tremendous growth in recent years which is both exciting and challenging. The task of integrating organizations and ... More

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    Company fills an important niche but chaotic, unsettling work environment negatively impacts clients and employees

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TriNet Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very dedicated, committed people in a highly entrepreneurial environment. The place is better than what it was a few years ago - so training is better, processes are better, the systems are better, etc. - the company improves itself through experience. There are opportunities for employees to move around the company and pursue other career interests.

    Cons

    High turnover in people across many different departments including Sales, Service, IT, etc. due to unrealistic work expectations, imbalance between work/life - I have seen people at "every" level of the company stressed out way beyond what is acceptable. Disconnect between different departments (especially at the management level) which has resulted in less than optimal results. A SaaS company which needs better software, systems and technology to lay its hat on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None. The company's focus has been to go public so investors can diversify/cash out. Growth both organic and through acquisitions has been the mantra regardless of the consequences. I am aware of the "Great Place to Work" initiative. The company would not need the initiative if it would listen to its employees and improve how it manages the business. Everything starts from the top, and trickles downward. Furthermore, it is a little unnecessary for the HR department to respond to comments on this website. I could go into much greater detail or darker corners but my comments are for the public. I appreciate that people are finding their experiences at the company to be rewarding; and do not want to impact that.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    TriNet Group Response

    Apr 8, 2014Public Relations

    As a current employee, we’d like to thank you for your years of service and genuinely appreciate your feedback. For a company our size, it’s vital that we continue to gather feedback from our ... More

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    Departed after a short time with the company

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    Current Employee - Manager  in  San Leandro, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in San Leandro, CA

    I have been working at TriNet Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent compensation package
    Stability of a large company

    Cons

    More emphasis on culture than actual work.
    Poor internal communication.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on hiring quality people with at least adequate technical skills

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    TriNet Group Response

    Apr 8, 2014Public Relations

    Thank you for your insight and sorry it didn't work out to your liking at TriNet. We have been in a growth phase, which can be incredibly fast paced and may not be the best fit for everyone. We wish ... More

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