Tapestry Solutions

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Tapestry Solutions Reviews

Updated February 10, 2015
Updated February 10, 2015
33 Reviews
3.6
33 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great company to work for

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

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

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible hours, interesting work, good people

    Cons

    Use some outdated tools. In process of updating from visual c++ and vb6 to .NET. Need a bit more training to make sure everyone is on the same level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up what you're doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place for students to work while in school!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Luis Obispo, CA

    I have been working at Tapestry Solutions part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedules
    Great co-workers
    Interesting projects to work on

    Cons

    Half of the development side always has the lights off. It sometimes made me sleepier than I should have been.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work. Continue to stay involved with the students.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good Company

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

    I have been working at Tapestry Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very military friendly. Good leadership

    Cons

    limited locations in the US

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Biggest small company

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

    I have been working at Tapestry Solutions

    Pros

    There are a lot of new opportunities for success at Tapestry. Project work, long term careers, part time for college students and international jobs as well. Free sodas and snacks keeps morale as well as productivity healthy.

    Cons

    Merging cultures from distinct business units across geographical boundaries has been challenging.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Military Analyst in Fort Lee, VA
    Current Employee - Military Analyst in Fort Lee, VA

    I have been working at Tapestry Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Dynamic environment, good communication with emploees, employee centric company that continues to grow with various products.

    Cons

    Upward mobility, interview process is painful, you may have to interview with three to five people for the job at the same time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Not a bad place to start your software career!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer, Part Time in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer, Part Time in San Luis Obispo, CA

    I worked at Tapestry Solutions part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Hands-on experience, Given more and more challenging tasks once you prove you know what you're doing, Allows participation in SCRUM/Design meetings

    Cons

    Small, A little boring, Could become tedious

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always give feedback for the 90 day review

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Enjoyable company to work for.

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

    I worked at Tapestry Solutions

    Pros

    Great coworkers especially with people who are retired/ veterans of the Armed Forces.

    Cons

    Contract work- when the contract ends, usually so does the position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider promoting from within more than creating jobs for former military friends.

  9.  

    Great for Starting in the Industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Junior Software Developer in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Current Employee - Junior Software Developer in San Luis Obispo, CA

    I have been working at Tapestry Solutions part-time

    Pros

    Everyone is very helpful and questions are encouraged if you get stuck.
    Low stress environment.
    Part timers are set up with a mentor.
    Gain experience working with a lot of legacy code.
    Get experience with working on government contracts.
    Well stocked snack room.
    Recently redone break room.

    Cons

    Work can get kind of slow.
    A decent amount of bureaucracy and red tape.
    Testers, PMs, and Developers tend to get their communication lines crossed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more transparent with testers and developers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good company with some room for improvement

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Software Engineer, Part Time in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Former Intern - Software Engineer, Part Time in San Luis Obispo, CA

    I worked at Tapestry Solutions as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great, family oriented company. The employees are very knowledgable.

    Cons

    More documentation on everyone's part would help avoid a lot of confusion that results from turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement some more documentation strategies, try not to lock employee wage rates if possible.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company to begin your professional carrier!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Test and Evaluation Engineer in San Luis Obispo, CA
    Current Employee - Test and Evaluation Engineer in San Luis Obispo, CA

    I have been working at Tapestry Solutions part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Flexible hours.
    - Environment (people who work here are amazing, including the bosses).
    - Excellent choice for a student while attending school.
    - Company truly cares about its employees.
    - The snack bar is great.
    - Great Location and close to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Campus.

    Cons

    - Not big $
    - Little room for creativity.
    - Sometimes monotonous.
    - Limited opportunities for stepping up the ladder.
    - Not holiday pay to part-time employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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