LoJack

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LoJack Reviews

Updated December 9, 2014
Updated December 9, 2014
24 Reviews
2.6
24 Reviews
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  1.  

    Get it back with LoJack!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, MA

    I have been working at LoJack

    Pros

    Good co-workers and managers, quality people and attitude, overall company direction, and organizational structure. It's a company from the top-down that has an open-door feel. The CEO will get lunch in the cafeteria regularly and it's nice to see former police officers work for the company (c'mon, it's LoJack), which intrinsically fosters a healthy environment of pride and respectability.
    Getting a LoJack with a heavy discount. Company has a great track record for recovering stolen vehicles, etc.

    Cons

    Ehhh, not the best pay, but not the worst either. It's all relative to your position of course. ie, I'm sure the engineers are compensated more than fairly. The one engineer I knew flew to different countries and had it made with a cushy role.
    In my particular department, it was modest; barely a living wage for city life even if you're a proponent of roommate subsistence. There was much disarray that prevented the type of higher-level compensation that should've been feasible with better business protocols, etc.
    I knew of a co-worker that was fired for an arbitrary reason, but such is the name of the game in Corporate. Also, there isn't much room for advancement. It's a traditional corporate set up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great coworkers, willing to work with you but can't make any progress. Too many political battles.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, MA

    I worked at LoJack full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It's a job. Better than not having one. The team I worked with was great. Very collaborative.

    Cons

    This company is stuck in the 90s. Problem is its 2014. The pay is below market average. They have a poor understanding of technology. They haven't made or improved their core product in 20 years.

    If car dealers go away from existing model, this company dies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Since I left in August- the stock has dropped from 5.15 to less than 2.50 a share. The market cap was 100M, now it's 50M. Management is acting like everything is ok, when this is a sign of a company in distress.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company in Every Aspect

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

    I have been working at LoJack full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Longstanding company with excellent benefits (health, 401K, holidays), work environment and leadership. Outside the Canton office; if you are self starter needing little managing on a daily basis and work well on your own, it's a great place to work. Many positions have out of market managers. Some positions travel local, others cover a territory east and/or west coasts. Many of the employees are 5+ year and even more are 10+ with the company. There are 20-25 year employees as well in all types of position. Employees tend to stay. Positions in operations and sales can be found throughout the country and they are growing.

    Cons

    Limited short term position growth potential. Don't look to move up the chain quickly. If you are not flexible and can accept change, this is not the place for you. Change and company growth go together here. You also need to know how to balance job and life outside of work. (We tend to work very hard and forget about everything else)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to work.if your single.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LoJack full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interesting experiences. Good pay, insurance and some perks.

    Cons

    Company expects a lot for their money. Quick to lay-off or force out employees when money gets tight. Some unsafe work practices promoted by management. Nepotism.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Interesting

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

    I have been working at LoJack

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, nice building, relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    minimal follow through on needed and documented changes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Focused on operations and sales

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LoJack full-time

    Pros

    The company is doing well financially. Car are stolen everywhere. The current CEO and business team seem to execute well the selling of the legacy product. Atmosphere is quite relaxed.

    Cons

    Personal growth is reserved to a special class at the top. There is very little technical innovation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company is top heavy, too many managers, innovation close to zero, no new products. Is doing well currently but some competitive products are closing the gap.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Don't work here unless you have no other option

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Westwood, MA
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Westwood, MA

    I have been working at LoJack full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Small company, you can learn the things faster

    Cons

    Less pay, no growth and no benefits. Things get too personal sometimes with the coworkers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    a real good job

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LoJack

    Pros

    Room for advancement, they provide schooling to advance higher.

    Cons

    strict dress code, don't understand why because piblic was not allowed in site.

  10.  

    Good Place to work if you are upper management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LoJack

    Pros

    the people are great; laid back environment

    Cons

    little to no growth opportunities

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    My 6 1/2 years at LoJack was an incredible journey!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Scottsdale, AZ

    I worked at LoJack full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    LoJack was a work/life balance based company that valued it's employees. I learned a great deal, made some wonderful business contacts, enjoyed several years success and am grateful for my time spent there to this day.

    Cons

    To no fault of thier own the economic automotive crash. Stagnet technology. In addition, the excess amount of administrative demands on the sales personnel.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep a positive, informative line of communication between cororate and the field. Support and stand up for your team.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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