Perceptive Software Reviews

Updated April 9, 2015
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  1. Great company, hit a salary wall

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Architect in Shawnee, KS
    Former Employee - Technical Architect in Shawnee, KS

    I worked at Perceptive Software full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Excellent company. Great culture and people

    Cons

    Salary growth can be stagnant if you start there early in your career as with any company.

    Advice to Management

    Be proactive in assessing the needs of your people

  2. Nice people, fun environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Shawnee, KS
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Shawnee, KS

    I worked at Perceptive Software as an intern (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    People are very kind and the work-life balance is highly valued! The culture is supportive and driven without being overbearing.

    Cons

    Product is a little cumbersome and the growth process of being acquired by Lexmark is not super smooth.

  3. Great Company to Work For, Needs More Employee Growth Opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Shawnee, KS
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Shawnee, KS

    I worked at Perceptive Software full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Really great people, some of the best and brightest I've worked with. Very fun place to work, easy to develop great relationships inside and outside of work. The technology is really solid and the company is committed to taking care of customers and providing the support they need to succeed.

    Cons

    I left because I didn't see how I was going to grow into bigger roles. Perceptive didn't have an organized way of developing people for leadership roles and I couldn't see how it The acquisition by Lexmark damped the original culture somewhat, but not as bad as I'd feared.

    Advice to Management

    Do more to grow employees into leadership roles and provide a career path.

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  5. Sales-focused company that has a high turnover rate.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Ashburn, VA
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Ashburn, VA

    I worked at Perceptive Software full-time (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Very professional and organized company.

    Cons

    The business analyst position is basically a telemarketing position.

    Advice to Management

    Don't fool anyone into thinking you are not trying to advertise a telemarketing position as a legit business analyst position.

  6. Helpful (1)

    Great opportunity in certain depts, others not so lucky

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

    I have been working at Perceptive Software full-time (more than 3 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great vacation policy, happy hours, casual environment, you get to know everyone in the building- lots of cross-functional opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of career progression in certain departments, a lot more political than 5 years ago when it was a private company, family fun activities have been eliminated, too many people "own" the same process and don't want to help push change to a process that is broken or needs improving

    Advice to Management

    Don't become another typically "office space" environment. Bring back the things that made the company fun! While you do not have to have extravagant Christmas parties, don't take away all family activities. Replace them with something lower cost. Offer career progression in all departments. Make sure those doing the dirty work are properly recognized.

  7. Good place to work

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

    I have been working at Perceptive Software full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Pretty good software company to work for in Kansas City. Not sure why there is such a low ranking. Looking around at other software companies in Kansas City I cannot find one that I would rate as high as this company. Sure there could be some improvements but I am satisfied with working here.

    Good work/life balance.
    Flexible Vacation Policy.

    Cons

    Professional Services Policies are a mess

  8. Great people, good culture, great benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shawnee, KS
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Shawnee, KS

    I have been working at Perceptive Software full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Perceptive has a very relaxed culture. As long as you're getting your work done, they aren't sticklers for the 40 hour week or the 3 weeks of vacation per year thing. It's a work hard play hard atmosphere. Compensation and benefits are also very competitive for the area.

    Cons

    The fun culture seems to be declining since Perceptive was bought by Lexmark. Many of the perks have been slowly disappearing and I'm not quite sure when (or if) that will plateau.

  9. Stay away from this company. You can do better elsewhere.

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

    I worked at Perceptive Software full-time

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

    Pros

    They reimburse your expense reports.

    Cons

    Layers of bureaucracy. Micro management. Busy work.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to school.

  10. Helpful (1)

    Good place to work, but culture is slowing changing

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

    I have been working at Perceptive Software full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Lots of good and smart people work at Perceptive. Company culture has always been one of the strengths of Perceptive. Strong core ECM product which has been supplemented by several solid products that were acquired.

    Cons

    All the acquisitions have caused many challenges in all departments. The company culture has always been good, but it has slowly changed since the Lexmark acquisition.

  11. Great company to work for in the past

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shawnee, KS
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Shawnee, KS

    I worked at Perceptive Software full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Used to treat employees well

    Cons

    Laid off many people people

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