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Applied Systems Reviews

Updated August 13, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work life balance is maintained through being able to work from home when I’m not traveling" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Company is growing, leads the industry, nice innovation, excellent people and culture" (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "Really low pay) Customer Support has the lowest pay in the company for some reason" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Support is treated like an entry level job but seems to be the only area with an actual structured new hire program" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great Tech Company With Big Potential"

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

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time

    Pros

    Exciting time to be at Applied.

    Transparent 5 Year Goals Across Business - This gets everyone heading in the right direction and focused of what it important across departments.

    Investments continue to increase across Applied (People, process and technology).

    Culture and peer outlook has improved through the years. It is fun coming to work after the years.

    Quality of the deliverables to clients has continued to improve causing Cust Sat levels to increase.

    Applied Recruiting continues to bring in top enthusiastic talent. Its fantastic working along side individuals that are smart and eager to improve upon an already great business.

    Cons

    Many project opportunities to undertake. Choose wisely ensuring that we complete what we've promised.

    Competitive Market relating to staff demands we continue to invest in our people.

    Advice to Management

    Thank you!

    Keep investing / innovating!
    Keep improving quality!
    Keep hiring wickedly smart passionate people!
    Keep the people we have!

    Keep the throttle down - Lets go faster!

    Applied Systems Response

    Jul 30, 2018 – Sr Vice President, Human Resources

    Thank you for taking a few moments to share your enthusiasm for our business and calling out many examples bringing you to feel this way. Our success to date has been fully enabled by the dedicated... More


  2. "Great place to grow your career"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The management team at Applied cares deeply about its employees. It is a truly focused, rewarding work environment where employees feel like they are cared about by the team around them. It's also a great place to grow your career - if you are willing to put in the work, and are achievement focused, you will be recognized for your contributions to the Mission of our company.

    Cons

    Compensation continues to be a challenge. The longer you work here, the harder it seems to be to earn market competitive wages, but that's probably true in most places.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees, make meaningful compensation decisions to reward and recognize your top talent.

  3. "Support"

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    Current Employee - Support Team Manager in University Park, IL
    Current Employee - Support Team Manager in University Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Too much focus on one product


  4. "Developer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer
    Current Employee - Developer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere with opportunities to grow. Work-Life balance is excellent, and they really do seem to respect and appreciate employees.

    Cons

    None really unique to Applied.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great for a starter company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in University Park, IL
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in University Park, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Depending on the department the hours are flexible and so is the dress code. Great company for new college graduates.

    Cons

    Lack of growth in some departments. Lack of comparable pay drives employees elsewhere after a year or two.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Opportunities at Applied Systems/IVANS Insurance Solutions"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Implementation Ivans Insurance Solutions in Hilliard, OH
    Current Employee - Director of Implementation Ivans Insurance Solutions in Hilliard, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Applied is a very successful company that believes in reinvesting in the company and the insurance industry as it relates to products, technology, and staffing. The efforts put forth by team Applied has made it an industry leader in agency and carrier solutioning.

    Cons

    Increased focus and plan on internal costs.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. You have a strong vision and it is obvious that your passion and commitment are focused on the very best you can offer the insurance industry.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Product Designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Designer in University Park, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Product Designer in University Park, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Quit without notice & turned company in to U.S. Attorney General. Do the same if you experience any of the listed "cons" below.

    Cons

    Sexual, Verbal, Mental, Emotional abuse by Management.

    Advice to Management

    Clean house.

    Applied Systems Response

    Jul 30, 2018 – Sr Vice President, Human Resources

    Applied considers our commitment to provide a positive, fair and supportive work environment – one free of discrimination of any kind- to be a core company accountability, and as foundational to our... More

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Applied"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bookkeeper in University Park, IL
    Current Employee - Bookkeeper in University Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, Fair Salary for the area, Paid Holidays, Department Perks, Company Perks, & just overall Great People

    Cons

    I have no cons personally

    Advice to Management

    A quote from Walt Disney...Our CEO Loves Quotes!
    We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Product Owner"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Applied Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    QA work is really rewording

    Cons

    Some if the managers are aweful. Stay clear of working in product management

    Advice to Management

    Be careful of the managers you choose


  10. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Applied Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Growing International company. Always new opportunities

    Cons

    Company has slow hiring cycle. Too dependent on Wonderlic test


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