Fulcrum IT
3.6 of 5 8 reviews
www.fulcrumit.com Centreville, VA 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Mar 20, 2014

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80% Approve of the CEO

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Jeff Handy

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63% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good management, strong company growth, dynamic projects

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Fulcrum IT full-time for more than a year

ProsFulcrum is still relatively small (but growing quickly), but all levels of management (up to the CEO) are very transparent and accessible from day one. I work on-site with the client, and management is very light-touch unless we need something or it's essential for them to get involved. We were hired for our skills, and they trust us to get the job done without micromanaging.

Lots of opportunities for training and gaining experience with new skills and projects.

Incredible company growth in the two years I've been here (snatching up companies left and right, diversifying).

Fair pay for where I am career-wise, and the benefits are pretty nice.

ConsLove my job, and I've expanded my skill set so much in a short time, but I feel there's limited upward mobility in my position. May vary from position-to-position.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep hiring good people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Benefits are fine for individual, not for family.

Research Associate (Former Employee)
Bethesda, MD

I worked at Fulcrum IT full-time for more than a year

ProsContract work was made easier with my contact

ConsNo sense of attachment with the contract company. I only had a relationship with where I was posted.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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it was a job

Employee (Former Employee)
Manassas, VA

I worked at Fulcrum IT full-time for more than 5 years

Prosthey moved out of Manassas to Centreville,VA

ConsSome people were coated in Teflon ( favorites) and yet were very troublesome employees. Favoritism exists here big time.

Advice to Senior Managementimpartiality

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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OK company I guess

Systems Administrator (Current Employee)
Alexandria, VA

I have been working at Fulcrum IT full-time for more than a year

ProsPretty good benefits but that's about it.

ConsNot much comradery amongst coworkers.

Advice to Senior ManagementHave more employee-centric functions as well as some team-building functions.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Tampa, FL

I worked at Fulcrum IT

ProsFree healthcare to the employee. Unlimited technology training. Very lax on company policies in order to benefit the employee.

ConsEverything comes with a price... if you indulge on their benefits outside of the free healthcare it'll cost you more in time you need to work for them. If you quit or are fired before the expected time has expired, you must repay any and all debts that haven't been fulfilled. This includes negative PTO, educational and technology trainings debts, 401k vestment, etc.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Sr. Management doesn't care about their employees; they are money driven only;

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Manassas Park, VA

I have been working at Fulcrum IT

ProsThe worker bees there are great and that is what sustains Fulcrum; but they are unappreciated; good health insurance benefits

ConsTelecommuting is not an option; Sr. Management is not loyal to employees; HR Dept is not supportive; Employees are let go for no good cause or without supporting documentation. Rather they say a position has been eliminated. Not meeting affirmative action goals.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your employees fairly and recognize them when they have done a good job.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Best contract experience

Vetting Specialist (Current Employee)
Baghdad (Iraq)

I have been working at Fulcrum IT full-time for less than a year

ProsGood DoD contract rates. I decided on Fulcrum IT over DoD contracting employers due to the good monthly compensation without any minimum requirements.

Cons2 week pay arrears
Rapid company contact turnover. Had 3 Company contacts in 4 months. Made it difficult for continuity.

Advice to Senior ManagementAdjust 2 week pay arrears to meet industry norms.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good people working on great projects!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Fulcrum IT

ProsFriendly, professional atmosphere. Company growth & stable industry.
Good benefits. Common sense & caring management empowers employees.

Conscost of family medical coverage is pricey

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep growth vision at the forefront!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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