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Satisfactory

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Tucows

Pros

Management let us do our jobs without interference
Salary and benefits were satisfactory
Work environment was pleasant
Free lunch and snacks

Cons

As off site employees we felt removed from the "real" Tucows
Communication was difficult when management was in another country

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep employee morale and communication high on the list
Management team should talk to all levels of employees more often

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  1. Tucows is a good place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Tucows

    Pros

    Agile methodology
    Flat organization structure
    Outstanding programmers

    Cons

    A lot of technical debts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing

    Recommends
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    Great ideas, no execution

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    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Tucows

    Pros

    Great industry and very safe organization to work in terms of longevity. Customers are stickied to the product making it difficult to lose revenue from main revenue stream, so the stability, while can appear unstable, is very safe from going under. There are pockets of greatness within the organization that once aboard these teams the opportunities and experiences are very valuable for future development. The compensation and benefits for the staff are great, and are distributed to every level of the organization. This includes 3 weeks vacation, a great health spending account, RRSP matching plans and a shutdown during the Christmas holidays that do not reflect your personal vacation time.

    Cons

    Lack of leadership and support amongst parts of the mid-senior management team making it difficult to promote change. Organization as a whole has challenges learning from their mistakes. Half of the organization was working to win, the other half not engaged and more concerned with protecting themselves making it a challenging environment to work. Understaffed in certain departments for an organization of their reputation, callibre and ranking in the industry. Overstaffed in other areas. Slow to execute on great ideas which continuously makes them second rate when they used to be considered pioneers. That makes for a morale killing experience.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You have great ideas, start executing and delivering in a timely manor.

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