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"Great place to start a career but the greatness doesn't last"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
No opinion of CEO

Pros

work life balance, free lunch, free snacks and drinks, surrounded by very intelligent and friendly coworkers, good health coverage, stock purchase program, low stress work environment

Cons

employee morale is falling, attrition is rising, bureaucracy prevents rapid innovation from happening, key talent is getting ready to leave while the company worries more about recruiting than employee development and retention, little motivation to go above and beyond

Advice to Management

Some recent policies intended to control operating costs have caused resentment, jealousy, and infighting between groups. Senior management is widely perceived as being out of touch with lower level employees.

Other Employee Reviews for FactSet

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Make your own career here"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Flexible hours
    Very smart and friendly co-workers
    Opportunities for advancement in software engineering exist, if you are willing to speak up for yourself and make management aware of your desires

    Cons

    QA department is woefully under-staffed
    Product Developers have too much control over engineering - they often tell engineers exactly which projects to work on and how to do them

    Advice to Management

    We are a software company, to succeed, you'll need to ensure that good software engineers want to work here. Lack of support for engineering decisions from senior management and product development make the good engineers walk away.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "A place where the highly motivated are not valued ."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere , and a low stress enviornment

    Cons

    Very few are motivated to do the right development thing

    Advice to Management

    Value software development more ,long term software development that improves infrastructure is a good idea.


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