Cactus Communications - Science Sweatshop! | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (35)

    "Science Sweatshop!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cactus Communications full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility in working from home; exposure to many different project types

    Cons

    Working for Cactus Communications is like working in a science sweatshop. You work 9-13 hours a day on average and make $4-5 USD an hour, even with a PhD from the US or Europe. They have annual bonuses, which for the most part you can get a maximum payout 60 percent. No matter how hard you work, your performance is considered average, reducing worker morale. They try to make it a fun environment, but it exploits the worker...

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    Advice to Management

    Treat employees with more respect and not like indentured servants

    Cactus Communications2018-05-24
  1. Helpful (7)

    "Science Editor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Science Editor in Remote, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cactus Communications for less than a year

    Pros

    Able to work from home

    Cons

    Sometimes slow response to questions

    Cactus Communications2018-09-18
  2. Helpful (1)

    "low pay long hours"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Cactus Communications part-time

    Pros

    easy interview and tests, flexible hours

    Cons

    low pay for the hours you work

    Cactus Communications2019-05-23

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