SpectorSoft Reviews

Updated March 16, 2015
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  1. Good company to work for.

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

    I have been working at SpectorSoft

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with, and excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Lack of communication between management and employees and pay is not competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees

  2. Great if you're an insider; not so good otherwise

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    If you're an insider, the pay is good and the work environment pleasant.

    Cons

    Lack of respect for new perspectives and information is too closely held.

    Advice to Management

    Tone down the testosterone.

  3. Helpful (3)

    Executive Team Needs to Be Replaced

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Sales in West Palm Beach, FL

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

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

    Pros

    Any remaining legacy employees that have not turned on their coworkers.

    Cons

    C-level and V-level are overpaid, and underperforms. Goals and commissions are unattainable.

    Advice to Management

    I would suggest cleaning house starting with C-level and V-Level employees. Instead of letting go of the people that actually do the work, lose some of the fat at the top, sad to say the CEO is really the one that needs to go.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Decent coworkers, bad atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Vero Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Vero Beach, FL

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

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

    Pros

    A lot of engineers who have a lot of experience. If you take the time out and get to know people, you'll learn a lot.

    Cons

    Very corporate environment, too many managers to people ratio so there is a lot of micromanaging. Go here if you want a place to ride out until retirement... if you're looking to grow your career stay away!

    Advice to Management

    Get more passionate people onboard and do more to keep them. Drop the corporate environment, start refocusing the company on engineering and less on maintenance.

  6. Helpful (3)

    Best place to work on the Treasure Coast!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vero Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vero Beach, FL

    I have been working at SpectorSoft

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    SpectorSoft houses a hotbed of talent from all across the country. Working alongside bright people who know their job and know it well ranks high on the list of best reasons to work for SpectorSoft. The ability of the Senior Management to resist micromanaging it's employees contributes to the overall positive vibe this company oozes. Compensation and benefits are nothing to scoff at either, very competitive salaries and good benefits.

    Cons

    Location. The Offices are beautiful and are minutes away from the Atlantic ocean beach, however, the town of Vero Beach does not offer much in terms of entertainment and city life. This is subjective of course, and many people love the location, but it is the only downside I could think of.

    Advice to Management

    Honestly, Senior Management got the company through the dot com bust, the 9-11 economic slowdown, and the current downtrend in consumer purchasing. I think they know what they are doing, and I am happy the way they are doing it.

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