Morpho Reviews

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  1. Morpho

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Morpho full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    I was very happy working for this company.

    Cons

    Unrealistic sales projections and high overhead made the company RIF several times ove the past 3 years.


  2. field service tech

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    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Fairburn, GA
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Fairburn, GA

    I worked at Morpho (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    challenging lots to learn and different everyday

    Cons

    management lacking . Techs spend more time trying to justify the job than just doing the job.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Micro management

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Dallas, TX

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

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

    Pros

    Better than being unemployed right now

    Cons

    Micro managed, most techs looking for another job, rule by fear mentality.

    Advice to Management

    Be in touch with the field empoyees


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  5. I have a mixed review of the company, seeing many things that are great as well as some bad.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Morpho

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

    Pros

    I like the laid back atmosphere. There is a feeling that you could know all the employees, benefit of the company size. It seems that from my interactions most departments seem to work together relatively well, and are not butting heads. People around you seem to enjoy their job and like what they do. I have seen and heard of some employees being able to move up to management positions.

    Cons

    Multiple big changes within a short period of time, senior management, company ownership, etc. I feel there is a disconnect between the executives and lower employees. I have heard this type of complaint from many different people in different departments. There is too much "Red tape" and paper work for some task that seem unnecessary. There seems to be a high rate of turn over, many people leaving within a short period of time working here. This could be due to better pay as well as bigger company names rather than morpho being at fault. but non the less it hard to ignore from small engineer all the way up to executives constantly leaving. There are many complaints about hiring from the outside rather than promotions from within. And I noticed that there were 2 groups of people, those who had been with the company for 5+ years or less than 1 or 2 years. ultimately it really depended on who your boss was, which is the case in many places. But it seem there were more bad bosses than good and this was a view shared when speaking to people in other departments outside of my own.

    Advice to Management

    Need to build a better culture, focus on the employees, some seem rather dissatisfied and are continuously looking else where. Its hard to build a business when your key resources keep seeing your company as a revolving door.


  6. Helpful (1)

    A small to mid-sized company struggling through multiple ownership changes and a shrinking market

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Current Full-time Employee in Newark, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Current Full-time Employee in Newark, CA

    I have been working at Morpho full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's important work (explosive detection). Most of the employees take their jobs very seriously and take pride in their roles preventing another terrorist attack. The pay isn't bad. It's not fantastic, but it's not bad either.

    For mechanically inclined people, the technology is really interesting.

    Cons

    The company has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. The corporate ownership has changed twice in a short amount of time. Senior management has turned over several times. No culture has taken root. The majority of the employees are field service and are scattered all around the US. The company has failed to figure out how to include the remote employees in the corporate "morale" plan (assuming one actually exists).

    Several of the comments posted by others on this page are accurate:
    1. There are two completely different companies: one at HQ, and everyone else. When you walk into HQ it's like visiting a different company.
    2. Raises (beyond annual 2% cost of living raises) / promotions are few and far between for most employees
    3. Policies and procedures are overly complicated, cumbersome, redundant, etc. Even by corporate standards.
    4. Individual departments do not coordinate.

    Many of our problems are a result of the changing business environment. However, many are self induced.

    Advice to Management

    Increased sales will resolve a lot of problems. Better be working on the "next big thing" !


  7. Helpful (1)

    Senior Executives Hire Their Unqualified Buddies For Management Positions

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Morpho

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

    Pros

    Able to work independently and own your work

    Cons

    There is so much paperwork (drowning in it) It is impossible to focus on quality with the extensive amount of documentation that has to be done and duplicated in several forms. You have to account for what you do every single hour you are working as if you are a 19 year old kid. . You also have to document that you took a mandatory lunch break. Your shift changes constantly-seriously. Management will hire their friends from the outside for Lead and Management positions before they will promote from within. Management also dictates who will get a raise and how much-NOT HR. There isn't a plan in plan for advancement (see why above) We have a Manager on staff who says that God has told him who he should hire. (We have MAJOR turnover and have also had an employee commit suicide who blasted an email to the entire company letting everyone know that his best is never good enough.)

    Advice to Management

    Karen Bomba,
    I have never met you or seen you. I have never heard from you. Your company is failing. It is failing and will never be successful because policy and procedure doesn't exist in DFW. I have visited the California location and it is like night and day. The difference is so dramatic I wonder why you do nothing about it. Do you sit in France? ( Out-of-site/out-of-mind?) Human Resources is untrustworthy, non-existent, and unavailable to us. Executive Leadership does not have any communication skills and are unapproachable. The only time they will listen to you is if you are scratching their back. If you aren't their buddy, management will try to squeeze you out and make you quit. (As countless good employees have done.) I can't even count how many times I have asked to move up into management. I am educated and well qualified. I have to assume that you don't care. That's why your company is failing and this is why I feel you have failed me. You can build your company brand and image and make it look perfect, but there isn't anything that will ruin a brand more than poor public opinion and poor employee reviews.


  8. Management does not care.

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    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Morpho full-time (More than 8 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The salary was probably the only good thing about working there.

    Cons

    I had to work with other techs that had no clue about how to work on systems and still made the same salary as me. My manager seemed to go out of his way to give less than flattering reviews in order to keep the already terrible raises lower. Every issue that was raised to management was ignored. Added a new service contract which doubled or tripled workload with no extra compensation. The downtime between service calls was one of the only perks until the new contract went into effect. This company wastes an obscene amount of money training people who should not be around electricity, and then gets cheap if you want to expense a lunch when traveling to remote sites. Managers don't care.

    Advice to Management

    Start acting like your company goes beyond the walls of HQ. Figure out if you want your techs to be good at fixing machines or good at redundant paperwork. In general, do better.


  9. Management needs to take long look in the mirror

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

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

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

    Pros

    Pays well...that is all there is on the pros side

    Cons

    no room for growth, managers bicker amongst themselves, terrible morale, low standards, managers use fear to manage. There is little that is good to say about this company. It is like two different companies in one, the management and other staff at our headquarters have no connection to what is happening in the field, and they don't care. The managers are more concerned about CYA than any real issues with their personnel. I guess they can do this stuff because they pay so well.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to start being concerned with their employees well-being.


  10. I work with Morpho for about 3 1/2 years great experience overall.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Miami, FL

    I worked at Morpho full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    They will to send you for training for growth.

    Cons

    Promotion do not come fast enough certain areas

    Advice to Management

    keep communication open to worker


  11. Helpful (1)

    Executive Assistant / Product Analyst

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Morpho

    Pros

    I appreciate and respect the Leadership Team and the Manager's. All of the departments work together to succeed, hardworking group of people. It was a great team/company to be a part of and I miss seeing my friends/co-workers everyday!

    Cons

    There weren't many challenges that couldn't be overcome at MDI.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the Leadership team visible!



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