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"Poster child for IT 'Worst Practices'"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great environment. Lunch is provided with healthy options. Cubes are spacious and private enough. People are fairly friendly. Irving location is convenient.

Cons

CTO is all about buzzwords but does not know the technology well enough to apply it correctly. Database is a disaster! They do not have anyone on site who has DBA training. The database was developed by non-professionals. When poor coding standards were pointed out (with documentation), management responded negatively and personally.

Advice to Management

You're growing fast but your foundation is sand. If you do not hire professionals and LISTEN to them and ACT on their concerns, your system will fail.

Other Employee Reviews for Darling International

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    "Darling Inc"

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    Former Employee - Programmer in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Programmer in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    *Darling is a company that is growing very fast and they are slowly building their IT Department. They provide free lunch and drinks.

    Cons

    *You get paid 1 time a month
    *Not sure the IT Department, specifically the Software Development department has direction
    *No cubes, so everything is open and therefore little privacy

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Work enviroment"

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    Current Intern - R&D in Son en Breugel (Netherlands)
    Current Intern - R&D in Son en Breugel (Netherlands)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Darling International as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The work style is freestyle and friendly

    Cons

    Language environment is Dutch, which may not be convenient for foreigners

    Advice to Management

    Improve the communication between R&D and marketing.

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