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Belcan Reviews

Updated March 18, 2019
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Belcan CEO Lance H. Kwasniewski
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  • "Little to no career advancement" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Low pay, low benefits, no room to grow" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Agreements Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Belcan full-time

    Pros

    PM and managers are great!

    Cons

    The culture takes getting used to


  2. "OK place to work"

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    Current Employee - Recruiter in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Raleigh, NC
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team mates here are really great

    Cons

    Management & Business philosophy is all geared towards profit and being cheap with employees

  3. "Work Space"

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    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Great Program Managers are willing to develop younger analyst

    Cons

    Lack of PTO available for incoming personnel


  4. "Don't"

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    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    easy, brainless work if any

    Cons

    black hole for your career and soul


  5. "Engineering/Account Manager for >$40M account responsible for P&L. Over 20 years experience in Product Development."

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    Former Employee - Director - UTC Strategic Accounts in Windsor, CT
    Former Employee - Director - UTC Strategic Accounts in Windsor, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Environment was open and honest.

    Cons

    Too many internal clicks that hindered your career if you were not a member.

    Advice to Management

    Drive your culture statement to make it more of a reality.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Don't care about their employees"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Shelton, CT
    Current Employee - Engineer in Shelton, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Constant work
    Semi flexible scheduling

    Cons

    Low salary
    Treat all employees as expendable
    No bonus, poor or nonexistent raises despite good company growth
    Expect to be taken advantage of

    Advice to Management

    You're glad to state your people are important to you. Take more steps to show it. Also watch your manager's behavior more closely.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good Early Career Company, High Turnover Rate"

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    Current Employee - Engineer II
    Current Employee - Engineer II

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

    Pros

    Good company for early in your career to gain experience.

    Cons

    High turnover rate, sometimes makes it difficult to determine who the correct point of contact is for different things.

  8. "A Laid Back , Average Start to Someone's Career"

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    Current Employee - Software Verification Engineer in Windsor, CT
    Current Employee - Software Verification Engineer in Windsor, CT
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -laid back environment
    -easy work
    -friendly co workers
    -work life balance is insanely good

    Cons

    -work environment can be a little too laid back
    -pay (fair for the type of work you do but for someone looking for hire pay and extensive amount of work, this might not be the place)
    -career progression

    Advice to Management

    make sure to treat the people that work hard well.


  9. "Not a "People First" company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There were good people here at one time, but they've most all left.

    Cons

    Disrespect, lack of communication, generally treat people poorly. The corporate values are not followed by CEO or leadership team.


  10. "Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer
    Former Employee - Project Engineer
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Belcan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunities for a new grad to get a seasoned mentor. Flexible time, only need to attend meetings the rest of the hours are mostly flexible. Work is well defined. This will depend on the customer however.

    Cons

    Temp work , mediocre pay.