Working at Exact | Glassdoor

Exact Overview

Work Here? Get a Free Employer Account
Delft (Netherlands)
1001 to 5000 employees
1984
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
AFAS Software, Sage, Xero
Exact builds business software for SMEs and accountants. Our innovative technology is aimed at specific business needs, providing an overview of today and insights into the opportunities of tomorrow. Exact inspires businesses to grow.

Our 1,400 employees ... Read more

Mission: Exact empowers small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to be the driving force of the global economy. We provide ambitious entrepreneurs and accountants with the technology and services they need to grow beyond their limits. With our software, platforms and ecosystem SMEs can ... Read more

Exact Reviews

3.2
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
Phill Robinson
4 Ratings
  • "Turn-around story"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Exact full-time

    Pros

    This is a turn-around story. What was a dormant company left to wither on the vine has been reinvigorated into a great place to work making products customers want. There have been growing pains and some turnover, but the current management is committed to completing what they started and making this a great company once again.

    Cons

    While the US divisions are somewhat independent, there is still some influence from the Dutch parent company. While this isn't always a bad thing, it often creates awkward marketing campaigns and misunderstandings.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up.

See All 144 Reviews

Exact Photos

Exact photo of: Front end developers
Exact photo of: Fitness area
Exact photo of: Mobile Development
Exact photo of: Lunch
Exact photo of: Offices
Exact photo of: Atrium
See All PhotosSee All

Exact Interviews

Experience

Experience
77%
5%
18%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
49%
23%
14%
9
5

Difficulty

2.6
Average

Difficulty

Hard
Average
Easy
  1.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bloomington, MN
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Exact (Bloomington, MN) in October 2015.

    Interview

    I had an initial interview with one of the managers and a developer. The interview itself was laid-back and didn't get too technical in nature, it was more of a get-to-know-you type interview. I was asked some questions about my background and some general questions on how I would handle hypothetical situations. I had taken time to research the company and peruse their website, and had plenty of good questions to ask them. Overall I felt it went well and that I had a good rapport with both people.

    However, when I contacted the recruiter a few days later for a status update, I was told that they wouldn't be moving forward with a technical interview, and that he would try to find out why. I never heard back from him. I found this frustrating, and quite frankly unprofessional (on Exact's end) as well. Even if the answer was something like "not a good culture/personality fit", at least that would be something I can work with to try and better my chances in the future. After reading through some of the reviews on this site though, it looks like I may have dodged a bullet.

    Interview Questions

See All 22 Interviews

Exact Awards & Accolades

  • 8th best rated employer in the Netherlands, Glassdoor, 2016

Work at Exact? Share Your Experiences

Exact
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or