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"Poorly Managed Company"

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Former Employee - Software Engineer in Longmont, CO
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Longmont, CO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Dot Hill full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Work/Life balance was okay, but that's about it.

Cons

Zero repercussions for poor management decisions.

Advice to Management

Needs new management

Other Employee Reviews for Dot Hill

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Management is running DH into the ground"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Longmont, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Longmont, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They pay isn't bad, although don't count on raises once you get in and they had a 5% salary cut in the summer of 2010. They also don't push the engineering teams as much as other departments - or to be more accurate, they don't get flogged as much when they cannot deliver 125% year after year.

    Cons

    Being an engineering driven company (Dana's words) can be acceptable as long as they understand they have to deliver, every other function is a support group. DH's problem is when engineering slips schedules, fails to meet cost targets, and doesn't deliver acceptable reliability and function the rest of the teams take the blame. The engineering team is good, but the expectations across the board are unrealistic. However, to state this (and worse yet, demonstrate it before mgmt accepts the slip) is paycheck suicide.

    Advice to Management

    For those 2 at the top, leave. For those one level down, stop staying silent to keep the paycheck coming and start pushing back for realistic schedules and to deliver the right products.


  2. "If you just work for the paycheck then this place is for you"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, telecommuting (except under some managers).
    Some people do not even have a office at work.

    Cons

    The company has been loosing money for many years in row. So they're not being generous with employees. No or small raises. No training. No promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employee right

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