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Carmel, IN
51 to 200 employees
1996
Company - Public (SLTC)
Information Technology
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Ariba, Emptoris, Coupa Software Inc
Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTC) provides a platform for enterprises worldwide to create, manage, and optimize business relationships with contracts at the core. Selectica helps global companies actively manage their contracts throughout the sales, procurement and legal life ... Read more

Mission: At Selectica our people matter most. Hands down the smart, talented, committed individuals who make up our team drive every action and decision we make, always with an eye towards what is best for our customers.

Selectica Reviews

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    I have been working at Selectica full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Years ago, Selectica experienced a loss of focus under previous management, which alienated high performers. Current management has turned around the malaise. For the most part, we have the right team in place (the deadwood has been asked to go), and an excitement level around the direction of the company which I'm told hasn't been present in years. Even better, the company is generous with employees and empowers people to make decisions.

    Other reviewers have been critical of the new "first time" CEO, so I'll address this also. The CEO is a culture guy, and that's what the company needed. The environment is fun, hip and the company has brought on a number of sharp people in the last 6 months. People sometimes bring pets. Snacks and drinks are abundant, and table tennis tournaments are a mainstay at all times of the day. The work environment is (almost) entirely devoid of the usual B.S. political moves you'd find in other software companies (big and small). Moreover, I get the impression that everyone I interact with on a daily basis is talented and knows what he or she is doing.

    More importantly, our CEO reorganized the company around a focused cloud solution, which seems pretty smart. Existing clients have personally told me they're excited about the new focused direction of the company. Everyone I've talked to in sales is fired up and is highly confident about exceeding targets.

    For reference: I'm in sales (not sales management)

    Cons

    There's some work to do bringing up existing accounts to current versions, and challenges around shifting to an "all cloud" company. In other words, short term growing pains, which is a good "con" to have.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing - Keep the culture fun and loose, and keep empowering people to make decisions. Also, keep an eye on overseas expansion into europe and asia-pac.

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Selectica Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Selectica.

    Interview

    1st round screening, Apti, 2nd round panel interview, 3rd round Lead, 4th Manager and final HR. Mostly technical and behavioral question. Programs in C, Java, Algorithms. Check basics of testing. Test Cases, scenarios. Situational HR questions.

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