alwaysBEthere Reviews

Updated March 24, 2015
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  1. Small company with a big heart.

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    Former Employee - Sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Sales in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small company with a big heart. Opportunity to learn. Open-door policy.

    Cons

    Constantly changing reporting structure. High turnover rate.

    Advice to Management

    Create a firm reporting structure, with written job guidelines. Give employees written long term objectives, training and goals, and then give them at least six months to perform before changing structure.


  2. Bit of a Cult. Watch your Back Side.

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    Former Employee - Information Technology in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly people, enthusiastic about their work, good morale. Good compensation.

    Cons

    Company takes pride in never laying people off: when they get tired of you they deliberately make you unhappy enough to quit, then they deny unemployment benefits. Weird corporate culture. They have their own way of managing time and dates, they have the aBt mottos and slogans and traditions everyone must learn; morale-boosting games and activities you've seen parodies of. Company SONG. The CEO Doug Carey is a dilettante, inserts himself into other folks' workflow at random and micromanages, often exceeds his areas of competency.


  3. Avoid

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Push to limit=learn your boundaries. Expansive responsibilities. Great colleagues. Dog in office.

    Cons

    Work=Life. Constant change. No unifying objective.

    Advice to Management

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  5. Ok for intern to work short

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Ok to b there short Term good learning

    Cons

    Ok to b there overtime but poor salary

    Advice to Management

    Learning and coaching



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