SDL - Poor People Strategy | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (18)

    "Poor People Strategy"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Superior, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SDL full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Two stars for trying to be a leading technology company.

    Cons

    People strategy at SDL is not great. New employees are being treated like a hot potato when someone has to train them on the tools and processes. New recruits are sent to production teams who don't have allocated time or resources to do the training. Production teams send them back to their Managers, who are too overworked to pay attention. You will end up being trained by one of the remote teams (most likely in...

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    Advice to Management

    Embrace clear roles and make people a priority. After all, your employees are the ones developing new product and talking to your accounts every day. Someone working in production SHOULD NOT be asked to train a new hire, period. This is unfair and frustrating for all parties involved.

    SDL2018-10-26

    SDL Response

    November 6, 2018Executive Team

    Thank you for taking the time to share you views. We value your feedback. We are continually reviewing our induction and on-boarding programs and from recent feedback from our new-starters we are offering good all round training. We are sorry to hear that this has not been ...

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Intern in Wakefield, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SDL part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The team is more than willing to help with any problem.

    Cons

    All positions for software engineering positions were taken.

    SDL2019-08-23
  2. "Help the teacher and kids"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Paraprofessional in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SDL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Love making children happy and be successful in school

    Cons

    They pay to poor for what all the paraeducator do all day and also when they translate every day without pay

    Advice to Management

    Great management

    SDL2019-07-27

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