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Brightstar Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2019

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3.0
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Brightstar CEO Paul Galant (no image)
Paul Galant
29 Ratings
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  • "Little engagement from senior management (not visible)(in 18 reviews)

  • "Long hours could be reduced and split so everyone is on the same hours(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brightstar

    Pros

    Great company with a lot of room for improvement

    Cons

    None none none none none

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    Brightstar2019-06-28
  2. "Changing of the guard"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brightstar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people doing their best

    Cons

    Upper management in chaos. Less than truthful about the future of the company when major change is implemented.

    Brightstar2019-09-19
  3. "Great work/life balance but uncertain future"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Manager in Libertyville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brightstar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very flexible and always changing.

    Cons

    All accounts are very unstable and the future of many is uncertain.

    Brightstar2019-09-18
  4. "good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Brightstar full-time

    Pros

    Great environment to work here

    Cons

    nothing in special enjoyed my time here

    Brightstar2019-09-06
  5. "Closed Omaha location"

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    Former Employee - Finance Specialist II in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brightstar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people to work with for the most part. Treated the employees with respect once they decided to close the Omaha location

    Cons

    Closed the Omaha location. Couldn't get the staff in Libertyville to agree on processes - took way too long! Slow at decision making.

    Brightstar2019-08-30
  6. "Ever changing environment that is challenging to navigate"

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    Current Employee - IT Support in Libertyville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brightstar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Employees put forth great efforts to succeed

    Cons

    Many Senior leadership changes in the past year.

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    Brightstar2019-08-27
  7. "Brightstar Corp Review"

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    Current Employee - Financial Accountant in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Brightstar full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fair pay, great coworkers, plenty of work

    Cons

    A lot of turn over, lack of communication of company goals

    Brightstar2019-08-18
  8. "Overall view..."

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Libertyville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brightstar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really great management team. A lot of opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    When the company is not doing well they tend to do a lot of lay-offs.

    Brightstar2019-08-14
  9. "Turmoil"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Brightstar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    pay and benefits were good. Flexibility.

    Cons

    Management had not communication. Lots of re-org. 3 CEO in less than 3 years!

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    Brightstar2019-08-27
  10. "Not what it used to be."

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    Former Employee - Director in Libertyville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brightstar full-time

    Pros

    There are a lot of amazing people who care about their work.

    Cons

    The current leadership has failed. Too much business has been lost. The US business will soon be a shell of what it used to be.

    Brightstar2019-08-20
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