I worked at Northwire full-time (More than 3 years)
High salary and many hours available for overtime. Human resources can be tough but overall the company is great to work for.
Human resources can be hard on you at times. The hours can also be overwhelming. Also it's almost never that you get holidays.
Advice to Management
Take care of your employees
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Northwire (Osceola, WI) in March 2012.
Good people. The company has found a market niche and are successfully exploiting it. The IT staff is small, a total of three people. Potential employees need to be willing to step outside of their specialty and jump in where needed.
The interview process consisted of a phone screen by the IT Manager, followed by an on-site visit, consisiting of a series of one-on-one interviews with the IT manager and three exec's.
Six Sigma and PMP are highly valued. Post-school certifications are highly valued.
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