Lawson Software Reviews

Updated August 18, 2015
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Lawson Software CEO of Infor Charles Phillips
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  1. Lawson

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great employees and great benefits

    Cons

    None to speak of really.


  2. Account Executive

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in San Juan Capistrano, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in San Juan Capistrano, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Lawson Software (More than a year)

    Pros

    My experience while at Lawson was favorable. Lawson provided the necessary training and coaching necessary to become a successful Account Executive

    Cons

    Lawson was being acquired by Infor half way through my first year of employment. This created a lot of uncertainty regarding a future with Lawson.

    Advice to Management

    Cancel any open hiring requisitions while a company acquisition is in process


  3. very good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toledo, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toledo, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great place to work alway

    Cons

    long hours but well worth it


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  5. Lawson

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

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

    Pros

    Prior to INFOR - great company and people!

    Cons

    Infor, what more needs to be said.


  6. Jobseekers beware!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good software products, competitive salaries but poor benefits

    Cons

    Horrid leaders without ethics, save sell, sell, sell. Constant comparisons to Oracle. Leaders who leave a wake of "dead bodies", more contractors than employees because they couldn't keep employees, no work life balance


  7. Good software company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A good software company with a lot of new technologies. Good location.

    Cons

    Some of technologies are too old. A lot of changes after sold to Info.


  8. Great learning experience

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    Former Employee - Business Development in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Business Development in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lawson Software full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary (for entry level), solid benefits, amazing office environment, low stress. I worked at Lawson years ago and had a great experience. I eventually moved on because promotional opportunities within Lawson were limited, but I would recommend it. I cannot speak to the environment after the Infor acquisition.

    Cons

    Lack of direction due to the acquisition plans, but nothing terrible.

    Advice to Management

    More internal promotion.


  9. Nice place

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    Current Employee - Business Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people, interesting business, lots of work from home opportunities

    Cons

    Very flat, meaning few avenues to advance and little comp increases

    Advice to Management

    Allow your smart people the opportunity to shine.


  10. Nice place to be

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company headed in the right direction. I have a great manager, and work on a very good team.

    Cons

    Not as much process in place as many people would like. There is ambiguity and a lack of organization in some areas. We are not that competitive with our salaries. Better comp plans are needed, along with better benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Keep trending in the right direction.


  11. sales rep

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lawson Software full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people were great before infor. Lots of product solutions to sell. The design firm that have working on the user interface is very interesting.

    Cons

    The job became a job. Compensation was much lower after the merger with Infor and Lawson. The number of solution were still being tied together takes a long time to do and we did understand when each one would be ready.

    Advice to Management

    Work on getting everything to work together.



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