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Constellation Reviews

Updated September 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Not only do you have the potential to make great money if you work hard, but it is also a really positive work environment (in 14 reviews)

  • pay, good benefits, good location (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Takes a while to switch from contract to full time (in 3 reviews)

  • Having to live in/near Baltimore (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Constellation as an intern

    Pros

    Great pay ($21.75/hour), my coworkers are fun to work with, give lots of responsibility, and teaches you not only a lot about your group, but other groups that you might be interested in. I was actually able to contribute something meaningful to the company.

    Cons

    Having to live in/near Baltimore


  2. "Good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Laid Back, low stress and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Management, lack of clear directives

    Advice to Management

    change management

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Constellation (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Constellation offers a competitive benefits package.

    Cons

    Constellation generally hires contractors for long-term assignments. Upon completion of their contract term, instrumental employees are rarely offered a permanent employment. This causes disruptions in the workflow process and also contributes to negativity in the workplace.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in hardworking, long-term contractors who have been loyal to the Constellation.


  4. "Current sitution"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Quality Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Its good, in that they keep you busy with work, they are very flexible with work hours, and you have all major holidays off

    Cons

    They can be picky, but what work place isn't? They can tend to blame you for things that are beyond your control


  5. "good and nice"

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    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Oracle Database Administrator in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Constellation (More than a year)

    Pros

    very nice team good evironment

    Cons

    All good and safe, great environment


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Leader in a Challenging Industry"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Development Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Business Development Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great compensation plan, flexible work hours and good leadership. As part of a larger corporation, there are a lot of great career opportuntiies available.

    Cons

    Challenging industry with a lot consolidation. Competition continues to be extremely high with no signs of change in the near term.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the customer's needs a priority in our strategy and reduce middle management.


  7. "IT Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Constellation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities throughout company to explore and grow

    Cons

    Political culture, not agile or flexible to pursue new opportunities quickly

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Sr. Business Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excellent healthcare benefits and retirement benefits.

    Cons

    Compensation for direct and indirect the same yet the job is very different. Direct sales work 3Xs harder and get 1/3 of the commission due to volume.


  9. "Good place to work"

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

    Pros

    Many chances to learn and great employee training opportunities
    Decent pay and bonus
    Not a micro-managed environments

    Cons

    More emphasis placed on time with the company than actual merit
    Not many management opportunities
    Slow moving IT and access request system

    Advice to Management

    HR needs to stop preventing up and comers from being promoted. They weigh time of service way too heavily.


  10. "Cares about employees and working on inclusion"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Constellation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Passionate people. Passionate leadership. Company focused on employee growth and development if you take ownership of your own career. Good benefits. Work-life flexibility strong in certain departments.

    Cons

    Baltimore-centric but getting better. Advancement challenges if you're not in a major office location.

    Advice to Management

    Continue your focus on employees and developing an inclusive culture in preparation for the leaders of the future.


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