Genesis10 Reviews

Updated April 14, 2015
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Genesis10 CEO Harley Lippman
Harley Lippman
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Pros
  • The Genesis10 people are nice, but clueless (in 2 reviews)

  • Able to work from home when necessary and very accommodating to family needs (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Not willing to go to bat for their employees with any HR violations occurring withing the company the employee is placed (in 2 reviews)

  • Little to no concern for employees (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Great Place to Work and Good People

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Genesis10 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Home grown right here in the USA
    -We help people get jobs!
    -No off-shore
    -Management has an open door policy
    -CEO is involved in each branch personally
    -If you're good and care about what you do there is opportunity for growth
    -Flexibility to make your own decisions at the local level

    Cons

    Every company has it's challenges, we're no different... It's always easy to focus on the negative, so I'll abstain and just focus on what keeps me coming into work every day. (the "Pros box")

    Advice to Management

    Continue to cultivate your internal talent. Listen to the ideas of all levels and invest in the talent and technology that will take us to the next level.

  2. Great place to make a career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY

    I have been working at Genesis10 full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Genesis10 is understanding of work-life balance. Lot's of flexibility where and when I've needed it.
    - Compensation is not capped. As a top performers, I get paid top dollar.
    - I'm not treated like a number. Management understands who you are and has helped me through many difficult life situations throughout the years.
    - There are opportunities to grow up through the organization. Through my 10+ years, I've earned many promotions.
    - Company regularly donates $ and time to charitable events.

    Cons

    - Benefits are average but not great.
    - Some of the offices / buildings are a little outdated.

  3. Only 6 months in and already I see the writing on the bathroom wall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Program Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Program Manager in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Genesis10 full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Its a job
    If you are good at what you do and even better at building bridges then you can get close to a high-level client exec and then thumb your nose at the completely useless Gen 10 management. Hard work pays off when you know someone who can override the contract company.

    Cons

    It will be nothing more than a job, ever. The business model is bulk pricing which is very attractive to the client. The drawback is they have a PMO full of contract labor that Gen10 attempts to "manage" with very poor equipment. So, so benefits, The most ridiculous attendance policy as far as the Delivery Center goes and the lie of over time at an increased rate. Good luck getting that. You will definitely work overtime to make the client happy and to support your coworkers who are the only bright spot on this train wreck of a headache. Get paid for it? Negative. Also don't plan on coming anywhere near the Delivery Center at night. It is in an unpleasant part of town. Work late and need to walk out to your car? No, you don't . Sleep there. Want to work from home where you will get twice as much done on actual working monitors that are not from the turn of the century? Nope. They will quote contractual crap but if you check with the client manager, AVP's, VP's and evern P's ... They don't care so long as it gets done.
    It's unprofessional, the pay is below scale, the office is old and smelly. The cubes are left over from Inferno 77' the movie. The local management lives behind a locked door. There are cameras they will cite as reasons why you shouldn't be paid because you left an hour early Thursday even though you worked all weekend, every weekend. It just flat out stupid. Gig the sweatshop for while and then move on to an actual career with options.

    Advice to Management

    Advice to management? Hire some management and I'll be happy to advise them. The monkeys currently running around throwing poo at quality PM's are not Managers.. they're monkeys... and they throw poo. Ick

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    Gen 10 -- great company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Genesis10

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    These people are pros! They do a great job of getting to know their consultants strengths, etc. and placing them in firms where they can flourish.

    Cons

    there are not cons i am aware of!

  6. Helpful (1)

    Dealt with some great people!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at Genesis10 full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    As in any company, it depends on who you are working with. My experience with the NY staff of Genesis10 was nothing but pleasant. They seemed to know what they're talking about, frequently explaining processes and timeframes in order to manage expectations.

    Cons

    Benefits are not that great.

  7. Good people, unstructured environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Genesis10

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management is approachable, good work-life balance

    Cons

    shaky leadership; unstructured environment where things are thrown at the wall and never stick. a little bit too much micromanaging.

  8. Very flexible company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Genesis10

    Pros

    Company is small, good to work with

    Cons

    Benefits are not that great.

  9. Overall good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY

    I worked at Genesis10

    Pros

    Good potential for a self starter and highly skilled recruiter.

    Cons

    Competitive and very little guidance for early career professionals.

    Advice to Management

    Implement training or internship programs.

  10. Don't waste your time working here unless you're really desparate.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Project Manager
    Current Employee - Technical Project Manager

    I have been working at Genesis10 full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It's a job. A lot of pressure because of their total lack of support for their employees with respect to the clients.

    Cons

    A lot of pressure because of their total lack of support for their employees with respect to the clients.

    Advice to Management

    Back your employees. Reduce employee churn. More paid days off to reduce burnout

  11. Helpful (1)

    Contract Is Misleading

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Genesis10 full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Decent pay
    - People are nice
    - Training was good
    - Company is very communicative

    Cons

    IT recruiting is inherently a bit of a dog-eats-dog world. That's fine. However, discouraging your employees from using the benefits you provide is not fine. Also, I was dissatisfied with my position and, as is required in my contract, gave 10 days' notice. They terminated me effective the day of my resignation. This is an awful, dishonest way to run a business.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your associates with respect.


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