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smile Reviews

Updated November 4, 2014
Updated November 4, 2014
3 Reviews
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  1.  

    My opportunity at SMILE has been a rewarding and very educational.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Center Manager in New Iberia, LA
    Current Employee - Center Manager in New Iberia, LA

    I have been working at smile full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Some good reasons, to work at SMILE are the educational opportunity, the advancement to move up the latter and increases in the pay as your education is up graded.

    Cons

    SMILE offers many benefits, such as a 401 K Plan, insurance, holiday pay, and for some employees to be off for holidays with their children. The opportunity to continue your educational experiences and ways and means to meet children where they are.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To be consistent across the board, treat all employees with dignity and respect, leave friendship at home, and make restitution to reward your employee. Give all the same opportunity for advancement within you organization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Stultefying

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England (UK)

    I worked at smile

    Pros

    Personal needs very highly considered.
    Stronf focus on equal opportunities
    Some interesting projects
    An all round w arm and fuzzy feeling

    Cons

    Really bad blame culture
    Decision by committee, if at all
    Lots of dead wood and a very tight knit "old school" who all look out for each other

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Conduct a major pruning and make some tough decisions about people and projects.
    Give the right people some serious decision making responsibility and hold them accountable to deliver

  3.  

    Développement de projets de taille moyenne à prix fixes. Fixed price middle sized projects development

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Développeur Java in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Développeur Java in Paris (France)

    I have been working at smile

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Smile est une excellente société pour commencer une carrière. Les projets sont de taille moyenne avec un budget fixe. Beaucoup d'activités de partage des savoirs.

    Smile is an excellent company to start career at. Projects are middle sized with fixed budget.
    A lot of knowledge sharing activities.

    Cons

    Le processus n'est pas idéal. Aucun ingénieur d'assurance de la qualité. Les projets sont souvent sous-estimés et pas toujours intéressants. Travailler depuis chez soi est interdit.

    Process is not ideal. No QA engineers at all. Projects are usually underestimated and not always interesting.
    Working from home is not allowed.

    Doesn't Recommend
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