Bally Technologies - Good company, but a lot of travel | Glassdoor
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"Good company, but a lot of travel"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Prefer Not to Say in Las Vegas, NV
Former Employee - Prefer Not to Say in Las Vegas, NV
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Bally Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Most of the employees that have been there 5+ years will help you out and are generally good people to work with. If you are single and don't mind traveling up to 6 weeks at a time, you get to see some amazing places, both in the U.S. and internationally. You can take advantage of whatever time off you have to explore the cities and immerse yourself in local culture.

Cons

Requires more commitment to the company than some may be willing to give. As stated in the title, there is a LOT of travel for certain positions (installation/training/gaming shows), so be prepared to optimize your time when you are home. If you are in a relationship, it will take a very committed partner to understand this is your job. There is a certain amount of gossiping as well ranging from hopeful ("everyone could get bonuses") to negative ("we heard they're outsourcing everything to India").

Advice to Management

Take a break once in a while and hang out with the team. With a company this size, you are always going to have negative employees, but they are the exception, not the norm. You'd be surprised what you will learn and could boost morale in the office and the road.

Other Employee Reviews for Bally Technologies

  1. "Employment in the Reno area"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Client Project Manager in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Senior Client Project Manager in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bally Technologies full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stable employment and good medical benefits.

    Cons

    Management does not encourage inter-company transfers which can be very limiting for long-term employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to listen to employee contributions so the company can learn from the wealth of knowledge within their employee base. Encourage employee transfers as cross-training amongst different organizations. Allow job rotations for heavily traveled employees.


  2. "Good Company, but not perfect"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Above average health benefits
    Stable
    Supportive of employees
    Education Reimbursement program

    Cons

    Not much technical structure, a bit of a Wild West atmosphere
    Can get into blame game on high-pressure projects
    Will demand OT without any compensation considerations

    Advice to Management

    Put more effort into training and establishing development standards.

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