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Rochester, NY
51 to 200 employees
1996
Company - Private
Information Technology
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Founded in 1996, consilium1 is a national information technology consulting services company with over 500 expert consultants working around the country and around the clock servicing our clients’ businesses.

Mission: Our “We can do that” work philosophy was born out of an innate desire everyone here at c1 shares to work together to solve problems and effect positive business outcomes for our clients. Give us a challenge and you’ll likely hear us say ... Read more

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  • "Never saw a raise"

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    I worked at consilium1 full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The pros of this job were initial job stability, along with a good team to work with. Team members were competent and friendly.

    Cons

    Was let go without severance. Saw one raise in my time with the company.

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consilium1 Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at consilium1 in July 2014.

    Interview

    Someone from c1search referred me to an internal position. They had found me on one of the job boards. A few weeks later, she told me about the internal job. I had two phone interviews the next day - with a big wig and then a technical person I would be working with.

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    Reasons for Declining

    It seemed like their process was a bit disorganized and unprofessional.

    I did not even get a formal written job description (other than title) so it was a little tough to ask specific questions (or sound like an idiot). Also, it seemed like a two for one type job - Software Engineer/IT Generalist and they couldn't tell me how much time they spent on each.

    They wanted me to give notice to my current employer, but their written offer still had contingencies (background/drug/reference checks) and it seemed like arm twisting to get an extension. The recruiter blew this concern off as no big deal and that I should quit if I had nothing to hide. This goes against all job advice I have read as well as common sense.

    I did not also get a chance to talk with what would be my direct supervisor.

    I also probably only talked to people there for an hour total before they gave me an offer, which I only had 24 hours to consider.

    They wanted me to show up at a client site on my first two days, to get a brain dump of an employee that was leaving, before I had any formal training/exposure/orientation to their systems.

    Lastly, their pay and benefits were not sweet enough to make me consider moving. They did not meet a modest (10%) raise I had requested.

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consilium1 Awards & Accolades

  • Managed Services Providers 500, CRN, 2013
  • System Integration Partner of the Year, Red Hat, 2013
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