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Updated May 19, 2017
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Bijal Mehta
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Pros
  • Good Work life balance ,has cab service (in 7 reviews)

  • Rest the work environment is excellent when compared to any other company in Bangalore (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • No one knows what they are doing (in 4 reviews)

  • No growth in terms of technology,position and salary (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "A division of Volt Information Sciences"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Founder & Chief Executive Officer in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Founder & Chief Executive Officer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Gain experience across multiple continents - North America & Asia

    Cons

    The different shifts have to work for you.


  2. "Good Exposure"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Arctern full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Flexible Work environment
    Easy office hours

    Cons

    Growth, Transportation, No Extra curricular activities


  3. "Ultimate Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arctern full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work timings
    best salary provider in the market
    works in almost all the domain
    employee friendly
    very good benefits
    onsite opportunities

    Cons

    I dont find any cons.

    Advice to Management

    The best Management i have ever seen in the organisation


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  5. "Trainee"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Trainee Tester in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Trainee Tester in Hyderabad (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Work life balance ,has cab service.

    Cons

    will remove the testers from jib without prior notice.

    Advice to Management

    When removing a employee ,inform him atleast a week before so that he can make his arrangements.


  6. "Join if you want to ruin your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Test Lead in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Test Lead in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Only transportation facility is good

    Cons

    1. No Job security.
    2. Completely unprofessional, full of politics, worst managers with zero technology/functional knowledge.
    3. Never ever join in the internal project team.
    4. No projects from long time and pay scale is not as per market standards.
    5. Recruiters will make you join the company by false promises

    Advice to Management

    There should be a change in entire management level


  7. "Not a good place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Arctern full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Only transport facility is good

    Cons

    1. Worst senior management.
    2. Political work environment.
    3. Don't know when will be your last working day.
    4. Unfit people are hired as managers and they will put too much pressure and work load on team members.

    Advice to Management

    Volt should scan Arctern and remove virus elements from the company.


  8. "Good Salary"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Arctern full-time

    Pros

    Have got decent hike when I joined this organization, however, a later stage they stopped hiring people as there was very less process came through from lead region.

    Cons

    less opportunity for the finance team


  9. "No Growth No Hike"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Arctern full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nothing much.Flexibility and you will get salary on time.

    Cons

    1.No Growth
    2.No one knows what they are doing
    3.Lots of politics
    4.No one monitor you and No one care what you are doing.
    5.So many employees don't have any idea about company even senior employee's

    Advice to Management

    If you have plans then only recruit employee's otherwise​ don't.


  10. "Good place to start your career and good work culture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Support Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Software Support Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I worked at the Mumbai location for more than 5 yrs, the work culture was great along with supportive managers.
    Salary structure was good, but depends on the client.

    Cons

    Need to have more clients and processes.
    Mumbai ofc was shutdown because there was only one client which decided to discontinue with Arctern.

    Advice to Management

    more clients and processes


  11. "Manager and other review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arctern full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    manager very supportive cab Felicity available
    shift timing 1pm to 10 pm

    Cons

    job security
    only few technologies are available


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