Future Technologies Reviews

Updated July 15, 2015
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  1. Good People, Small Company, Decent Gig

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Plainsboro, NJ
    Former Intern - Intern in Plainsboro, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Future Technologies as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Being a smaller company, the company is entirely transparent on what the goals are, what has priority, and whose role is whose. Everybody was friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    A lot of one-man departments means no outsider perspective or people to bounce ideas off of to improve. Critical feedback was rare before a task is completed. Internships are full-time and unpaid. Being a growing business, the workload could be overwhelming at times.

    Advice to Management

    I would suggest more regular inter-office meetings to align overall vision among departments as well as garner critical feedback regarding tasks and issues from others, since many departments are simply too small to criticize themselves. I would also recommend cutting intern hours and/or offering a stipend. Review the FLSA's guidelines on unpaid internships. You have unpaid interns performing essential business functions, which is already a violation. You should at least compensate students with a weekly stipend or minimum wage.


  2. Awful Management and Leadership

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management
    Former Employee - Management
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get a check twice a month.

    Cons

    Leadership and Management are atrocious. Blind Kings. Facilities and resources are not good. From the computers to the bathrooms, this place stinks. Culture of lies and mistrust.

    Advice to Management

    They wouldn't even get it.


  3. Software Developer Engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Future Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to learn and get familiar

    Cons

    Low salary boring work

    Advice to Management

    Change attitude


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  5. IT Purchasing Agent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great hiring process. Only recruiters that called me rather than exchanging emails regarding the opportunity that interest me. They met me half way to complete all the paperwork once I was hired. I cannot say enough about how well they managed my expectations as well the interactions between me and the hiring company.

    Cons

    Do not have any cons.


  6. Great place

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Plainfield, NJ
    Current Employee - Intern in Plainfield, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome people and a overall fun place to work. Learned a lot about e commerce and online sales also stuff like web design and development which everyone helped me out with and was really cool about answering any questions I had.

    Cons

    I had to work around my class schedule which kept me kind of inconsistent on projects - would have liked to seen more of them all the way through

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing!!


  7. Great Opportunity

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Staff in Plainfield, NJ
    Current Employee - Marketing Staff in Plainfield, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team oriented company Great people Exciting Growth Learning alot FTI is like a family and there is so much growth and chance to learn new things I'm very happy to be learning.

    Cons

    small and growing company, so no extras like discounted gym memberships and things like that

    Advice to Management

    I really like the team building activities we do out of the office. More of that, please.


  8. Unimpressed

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous
    Former Intern - Anonymous
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Future Technologies as an intern

    Pros

    Hands on guidance during tasks.

    Cons

    Most are unpaid internships. The company will take advantage with hours being donated. FTI is a growing company with a lot of potential but never apply for an internship- better luck just applying for a paid job with a salary (no difference between hours and tasks) the company expects full-time hours without any compensation. DO NOT donate any extra hours than what is expected from a college internship. If they like you they should pay- don't "bite the bullet" until they decided when to pay you.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be cheap and pay your interns.


  9. HR Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Human Resources Database Associate in Plainfield, NJ
    Current Intern - Human Resources Database Associate in Plainfield, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Future Technologies as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A good place to try for entry level. If you want to have an insight into the recruiting in a consulting company as well as the IT consulting industry, it can be a choice. Their HR manager is very helpful. People there are very energetic and resourceful. FTI is expanding its business. If you can do a good job and show your potential, you are likely to become a regular employee there.

    Cons

    This is an unpaid internship. You may need to balance your work between HR and some other functions.


  10. Future Techs

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Patuxent River, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Patuxent River, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Future Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Only if you have no other choice.

    Cons

    Company offered no assistance in a demanding environment. They existed only to make money off me and offer nothing.

    Advice to Management

    Start acting like human beings. I see why others quit ASAP. If your employees need assistance, help them. No one can do everything entirely by themselves. Act like co-workers and not exploiters.


  11. Good Employer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Programmer Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Current Contractor - Programmer Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at Future Technologies as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good management. Good Growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Small company and there by less exposure



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