TEKsystems

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TEKsystems Reviews in Atlanta, GA

Updated November 12, 2014
Updated November 12, 2014
22 Reviews
3.4
22 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Descent pay, Supportive Account Managers, Helpful Team of Recruiters and AA's (in 33 reviews)

  • Great People - company cares about your personal well being - a lot of out of office events (in 29 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is very minimal, it is not uncommon to work 7:30-6:00 4-5 days per week (in 60 reviews)

  • Long hours, typical sales roles cons, there can be some office politics but not much (in 48 reviews)

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  1.  

    TEKsystem has been awesome for me

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at TEKsystems as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Found a great fit very quickly for me. Helped me get a job that I nearly lost due to a technicality in compliance/background check. TEKsystem employees I've worked with have been friendly, helpful and forthcoming.

    Cons

    Benefit package prices are stupid expensive, $250 a week for a husband and wife for basic insurance. No one can afford that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider doing more research on the positions, I was placed as a BA II in a position that is actually a Senior Business Systems Analyst and the salary for the job is WAY off what it should be.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    TEKsystems is an outstanding place to work with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally fast!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    Having Uncapped Commission and the company Culture are major pluses.

    Cons

    Long Hours can definitely be stressful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase the starting entry level base.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unethical company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Contractor - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at TEKsystems as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    TekSystems has lot of contacts with clients all over the country and can offer you really good opportunities. They were there when I started my career.

    Cons

    In my case they have a 55% cut (they give me $35 when they get $75 from the client). On top of that I took my last day off and they did not pay me for that. I bet you all the positive ratings on glass door are fake. I have so many friends who hate TekSystems and want to leave TekSystems.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more ethical

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Not a company for seasoned professionals

    Former Employee - Account Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at TEKsystems full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    They do a great job training recent college grads.

    Cons

    They are too set in their ways. No grey areas. They only no how to handle and operate issues in a standardized manner. Seasoned professional sales people don't need a clicker to count calls.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote seasoned staff who know what they are doing.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Experience was not so great.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - .NET Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - .NET Developer in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    Regular paychecks, once a month lunch.

    Cons

    The account manager laughed when I talked about negotiating the pay rate to what I wanted which I found unprofessional. If you turn in the resignation, they don't seem to care to keep you. Not much growth. They just care about the pay cheque and keeping the client happy. If you are unhappy at your job, they just expect you to do the job and ignore the rest instead of helping you find another that would keep you happy.

    Doesn't Recommend
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at TEKsystems full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunities to experience working within different industries. Learning new things.

    Cons

    No cons at this time. Newly employed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None at this time. New to the company

    Recommends
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Roller Coaster

    Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at TEKsystems full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I got Weekly Pay weekly

    Cons

    The pay structure and commissions are unfair

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat Recruiters equally to AMs

  9.  

    Pretty good overall!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at TEKsystems full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great attention to staffed resources. Operations staff (for payroll and benefits) is very efficient and professional.

    Cons

    Bad at planning for next contract. Benefits drop for one contract to the next.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on retaining Consultants.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Tragedy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    You get to eat for free.

    Cons

    They try to do plenty of happy hours to make up for the horrible pay and benefits.The company is based on the employee who is liked the most. With that being said if your not with an account manager who cares about your success. You will never promote. High attrition within the company. Unsteady pay meaning you can be six figures after 3 years and in one day you can drop back to the initial pay 30k. Micromanage is an understatement. Office full of gossip. You dont promote unless someone go and tells the DBO how great you are. Meaning you can have a better track record and someone whose numbers isnt half as good as you will promote because of them speaking up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None they know that this is a pyramid scheme.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    A place to achieve your career and personal goals!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at TEKsystems full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The family atmosphere is amazing. There is no work culture like it. Everyone is understanding and works together in a team collaboration. There is competition but it is friendly competition. The money that can be made here is totally up to how much work you put in and what you do with your time.The opportunities are limitless with this company they are always creating new positions!

    Cons

    It is a true roller coaster ride. As long as you celebrate the WINS and push through adversity you can handle this great opportunity!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to push us to the next level. Don't let us be complacent. There is always another level we can achieve.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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