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"One of the best companies I have worked at. You will work hard and be part of something great."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Equinix full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Many challenges to help you grow. You will be rewarded if you perform well. Fun and exciting technology. Nerve center of the internet.

Cons

There is a lot of growing pains. As the company expands there are a lot of processes lacking. There is no work life balance and at times you feel you are at a start up. It is hard to stop working after a 12 hour day. In some cases you could work 20 hours a day and still not be caught up.

Advice to Management

Look at work life balance. The compensation is fine, however it is hard to stay with a company that will put you in the grave at an early age. Try and bring back the human element. A lot of times you are treated like a resource that is owned by the company. Try and hire more so workers are not spread too thin to do their jobs under their ability.

Other Employee Reviews for Equinix

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company growth"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IBX Network Technician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - IBX Network Technician in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Equinix full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    -Company has had continous steady growth for several years
    -stability
    -global recognition of brand

    Cons

    -Sales and upper regional management treat site technicians poorly until needed to resolve issues pertaining to areas of data center expertise.
    -very little growth for upward career mobility
    -stagnant wages
    -little to no training for many new hires. "Baptism by fire through total immersion" or " sink or swim" mentality with management.


  2. "IBX Network Tech"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Equinix full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Cant complain...good management and good amount of OT.

    Cons

    Shift Work tends to be long and abusive.

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