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CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) Birmingham Reviews

Updated March 30, 2017
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CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) CEO Larry Lilley
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Pros
  • Very respectful of work/life balance (40-45 hour work week is the norm) (in 6 reviews)

  • CTS is a truly a great place to work (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • There have been no cons at this point in my employment (in 4 reviews)

  • On my first project, we were asked to travel 80% for 2 months, then about 40% for another 3 months (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management at the company is great. They will make certain to have one on ones with you, find out what you desire in your career and help you get there. I have been very impressed with everyone I have worked with.

    Cons

    In order to advance within the company you will be required to do certifications and classes outside of your 40 hour work week. This is a very minor con in my book, and it is nice to know exactly what set of thing you need to accomplish to further your career.

    CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) Response

    Apr 6, 2017 – Manager, Employee Relations and Development

    Giving employees feedback on their performance and understanding what your goals are so we can better align your projects is important to us. Thank you!


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great Company who values their employees"

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

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    CTS is a great company with high morale and a true value on work/life balance. Upper management is readily available to all levels on employees and places employee engagement as a top priority. CTS strives to provide the best customer service for their clients.

    Cons

    I have no real cons.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the great work

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Best IT company to work for in the South East."

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

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The owners are conservative and structured the company to maintain a healthy growth rate. There are clear paths for career progression. We have more opportunities than the typical IT shop to learn a broad range of technologies. Our project leverage model ensures that each team has senior level members available and access to our entire consulting pool. We provide training for all new hires to make sure everyone is ready to be placed on projects. The leadership team is made up of truly good people that have everyone's wellbeing in mind. CTS rewards hard work and commitment to the company by promoting from within when possible. Our recruiters do an excellent job finding quality people. I started my career at CTS and fully expect to retire from here. We are a big family that is constantly growing.

    Cons

    Just like any company that is growing and expanding, we have experienced growing pains. Some of the original company culture has diminished over the years mostly due to geographic expansion. We used to have company wide events, but the logistics have limited us to individual office events.

    Advice to Management

    You are doing a great job. Everyone that I have talked to is happy with our leaders and I feel confident that we are in good hands. I think we should expand the awards each year to include more people and categories.


  4. "Abundance of opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Portfolio Director in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Portfolio Director in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Since CTS is positioned as a conservative growth company year over year, there is a high frequency of career opportunities for someone who is talented, hard working, flexible, and truly cares about their work quality. If you are ambitious, willing to take full ownership, do all the right things regardless of the situation, and thrive in every challenge then you will be hard press to find a better place to work.

    Cons

    Few if any true cons.


  5. "Great people and culture"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends

    Pros

    Gives you a lot of oppurtunities to learn and grow

    Cons

    No down sides so far


  6. "Intern Learning"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Birmingham, AL
    Former Intern - Intern in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You will learn a ton, company trips, lunches, culture is nice

    Cons

    Your opinion really does not matter there...Not really a con though


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Overall great company!"

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

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time

    Pros

    Truly value employees work/life balance and have a genuine desire to help employees further their careers.

    Cons

    Conduct market analysis each year to keep up to date with competitors salaries and benefits

    Advice to Management

    Senior Management has done a great job ensuring the culture of the company.

  8. "Very relaxed environment"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Intern in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    CTS has very friendly workers. Incredibly helpful

    Cons

    I didn't love the location

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst 2"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Working atmosphere ,Friendly managers , Good opportunity to for fresh graduates , Opportunity to work on a lot of different technologies.

    Cons

    Pays very less , Employs a lot of more people when a lot of the current employees are in bench .

    Advice to Management

    NA


  10. "Great company to get experience"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant II in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Consultant II in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CTS (Computer Technology Solutions) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to get experience. They promote many different types of training. They pay and give bonuses for certifications. The entry level positions are asked to learn about all major technologies we work with before focusing on their field.

    Cons

    You are a consultant, meaning sometimes you may be asked to travel to a client's site. Consultants sometimes work odd hours. Most days are the standard 8:30-5:30, but that may change due to deadlines or client obligations. If you do not know how to balance work and life without the standard 9-5 situation, this is not for you.
    If you only want to do one thing and one thing only, this is not the place for you. They push you to make you more well rounded. QA people sometimes do a little development work and vise versa.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize the subjective factors more when considering people for promotion. Just because they met all pre-reqs for promotion does not mean they are ready.


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