KnowledgeLake Reviews

Updated August 3, 2015
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  1. Straight forward, small company, great benefits

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Benefits, inexpensive city, nice people, accessible managers

    Cons

    None that I know of


  2. Helpful (1)

    I great company with great opportunities

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Director in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    KnowledgeLake is a meritocracy...plain and simple. Do good work, get recognized and rewarded. I think the right workers thrive in environments like this and that's what makes KnowledgeLake a great place to grow a career. There is a high-energy buzz when you come to work, with nice perks, fun employee events and meetings and a positive work atmosphere.

    Cons

    For those who aren't used to, or aren't cut out for a high-performance culture, it can be tough to get traction.

    Advice to Management

    The executive team continues to open up and be more transparent. I urge them to continue to build that visibility for the teams. Overall, direction is clear and


  3. Sales

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Company has turned the corner! New products are being released! Great Engineering team that can get stuff done! Professional Services is now focusing on Microsoft Consulting as well as the KnowledgeLake stack.

    Cons

    Everyone is wearing multiple hats and doing several jobs. If you just want to punch the time clock and go home, probably not the right place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to develop new products and service offerings that address today's "Cloud First" market. Focus on products that deliver value to the customers more quickly.


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  5. Great Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible, fun culture, great leadership, creative environment, good employees, very knowledgeable.

    Cons

    Small company so things can change quite rapidly. Industry also shifts very rapidly and reliant on Microsoft Technologies which often change.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  6. KnowledgeLake Review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefit, always chase latest technique, lots of opportunities to learn new things, energetic colleagues. nice office

    Cons

    working time not flexible enough, occasionally overtime,


  7. Fantastic place to work.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Family environment, great PTO and very flexible for family, wealth of SharePoint oriented knowledge to learn. There are plenty of opportunities if you have the knowledge/experience and perseverance.

    Cons

    Training is a little weak but your co-workers will make up for it. Department structure needs work to be successful. As sick as it is to say, it is almost too relaxed.

    Advice to Management

    Force senior employees to act as middle managers at least to provide a little structure and team work.


  8. Helpful (1)

    Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SharePoint Developer Consultant in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - SharePoint Developer Consultant in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at KnowledgeLake full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company and co-workers are focused on their job. Healthcare is pretty good, and covers most normal procedures. 401k matching program, is decent.

    Cons

    Culture has been on the downfall since KnowledgeLake was bought buy a large corporation. Only one of the four founding fathers remain working at KnowledgeLake.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to bring back the culture that made this company fantastic!


  9. Working for KnowledgeLake expands awareness of the Microsoft SharePoint ecosystem and what the platform can provide.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great company with great technology with a unique solution for the Microsoft SharePoint market . Great atmosphere to work in. The KnowledgeLake solutions truly help many organizations leverage the SharePoint platform for what it was originally intended for...collaboration on corporate assets and information.

    Cons

    Company needs to focus more on product quality and simplifying deployment of the solution. Too many unhappy customers due to the headaches that come from the installation and configuration process.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on customer satisfaction by ensuring that the products are free from defects and work as advertised. Be a product company first and a services company second...as opposed to the inverse.


  10. Great company with many good years ahead

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company, one of the best places to work in St. Louis. Good products, fantastic office, plenty of room for growth. For many employees it's their first job out of college and they have scored. Great benefits, salaries are fair, lovely office location, environment and vibe. Good management and a pretty good team spirit. Always looking to improve, train and motivate the staff.

    Cons

    SharePoint, the core product for KnowledgeLake has has it's ups and downs, no thanks to Microsoft's direction. Over last few years KnowledgeLake lost a little direction. New focus has come back and concerns from the past seem to be addressed.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees in the field and on the floor. Don't just listen but respond.


  11. Helpful (3)

    Great Company. KnowledgeLake?

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at KnowledgeLake full-time

    Pros

    In the early days, the company was much more enjoyable, profitable, and there was a great deal of teamwork and cohesiveness among the teams. Those company traits have waned considerably over the past four years, since becoming a wholly-owned company of PFU.

    Cons

    Utter lack of management responsibility, coordination and overall POOR communication.

    Advice to Management

    KnowledgeLake has taken the focus off of their employees, which in their own words, is a key component to achieving their bottom line and early success. Too many Chiefs, now where near enough Indians.



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