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Updated Sep 27, 2022

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4.0
80%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
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52 Ratings

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  • "You just had to recuperate as best you could until it overwhelmed you again and keep arguing for more people on the team, more specialty instead of hybrid positions and better management.(in 8 reviews)
  • "only manager level and above are eligible for bonuses, while everyone else only sees .5% to 1.5% salary increases, with little hope that it will ever get better.(in 5 reviews)
  • "Beginning pay is incredibly low for a company in their industry.(in 4 reviews)
  • "No work life balance.(in 4 reviews)
  • "They do not pay a fair salary for the position and the years of experience.(in 4 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great place

    Jun 3, 2022 - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good technology and forward thinking

    Cons

    There is a zero issues working here

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Not a technology focused company

    Aug 4, 2022 - Senior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Job Security Better benefits Fun co-workers

    Cons

    Not technology focused company Growth through acquisition Management

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good place to work

    Aug 1, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, work from home, very good benefits.

    Cons

    Micromanaging from high level executives. Annual salary increases are minimal.

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Company but no clear career path

    Apr 30, 2022 - Marketing in Miami, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Remote Work, great leadership, company is doing well.

    Cons

    Unless you are in sales, raises are non existent, no opportunity to move up.

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Place to Work

    Jun 13, 2022 - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Positive Work Environment Great Management Great benefits

    Cons

    Wish there were more frequent bonuses

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Exceeds expectations

    Mar 24, 2022 - Professional Services 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Everyone I’ve worked with has been a pleasure from HR to the executive level. There are no egos and everybody works together with the goal of satisfying our customers Coworkers are supportive and always willing to help. Without a doubt one of the best companies I have ever worked for.

    Cons

    I cannot think of one con with my experience at Descartes

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great company and culture

    Mar 30, 2022 - Business Development Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management helps you to win

    Cons

    Nnothing I can think of at this time.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Amazing company to work for

    Mar 22, 2022 - Software Developer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great management and mentors at Descartes. Work from home.

    Cons

    None at all. very happy

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    May 19, 2022 - Data Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Easy training help

    Cons

    Lots of lingo and specific language to learn

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    PROS AND CONS

    Apr 19, 2022 - Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Individual work, work from home

    Cons

    The work is extremely detail oriented and can be tedious.

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Descartes Systems Reviews FAQs

Descartes Systems has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 144 reviews left anonymously by employees. 80% of employees would recommend working at Descartes Systems to a friend and 73% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Descartes Systems employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Descartes Systems. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

80% of Descartes Systems employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Descartes Systems 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Descartes Systems to be work life balance, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, career development.

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