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Nice employees but horrible management by the owners

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Johnsbury, VT
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Johnsbury, VT

I worked at microDATA GIS

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

Pretty location with a leading edge product, although software quality control was a huge issue.

Cons

Owners treat employees horribly, always looking over their shoulders and expecting the worst of everybody. It's a huge red flag when a vast majority of a 25+ year old company's employees have been there for 2 years or less. Their rate of employee turnover should tell you something is wrong with this company.

Advice to Management

Sell the company and let experienced management take over

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Treated like dirt

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    Current Employee - Technician in Saint Johnsbury, VT
    Current Employee - Technician in Saint Johnsbury, VT

    I have been working at microDATA GIS

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    They need people so badly you'll likely be able to get a job here without perfect qualifications. Use what you learn (on the job, there's no support for paid training) in a field that can be hard to break into and get a better job with it in a couple years.

    Cons

    Senior management gives middle management no say in how things are run. Middle management is just a tool for the executives to use so they don't have to interact directly with employees. There's no career path. Unless someone gets fired or quits you won't get a promotion. Fortunately that happens a lot since there's a close to 30% turnover per year at the company. Pay is good for the area, but mediocre for the field. Expect frequent reminders about "not decorating your cubicle unless it's pre-approved" or "not using the executive fridge"

    Advice to Management

    Maybe get a consultant to help you see outside your bubble? I don't know if management cares enough to do anything. It certainly didn't feel like it to me.


  2. Helpful (2)

    horrible company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Johnsbury, VT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Johnsbury, VT

    I worked at microDATA GIS

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Vermont is a pleasant location to work; good software

    Cons

    completely disorganized company; treats employees as hostages; be prepared to stay where you are at in your career since the company doesn't believe training is necessary. Stay away from this company.


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