SMART Technologies - Sinking Ship | Glassdoor
There are newer employer reviews for SMART Technologies
There are newer employer reviews for SMART Technologies

See Most Recent

Helpful (4)

"Sinking Ship"

StarStarStarStarStar
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Training Specialist in Calgary, AB (Canada)
Former Employee - Training Specialist in Calgary, AB (Canada)
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at SMART Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Travel, Interacting with great customers

Cons

No room for advancement, Slash and burn mentality

Advice to Management

Stop being perinoid and invent new products people will actually buy

Other Employee Reviews for SMART Technologies

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company that offers excellent potentials"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Functional Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Functional Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exciting technologies; dedicated and professional coworkers

    Cons

    frequent change of directions; not a 100% software company yet

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to people in the trench, pay attention to culture and ensure company offers the valuable culture that can retain its loyal employees and in the same time introduce elements so people can not be too content with status quo


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to learn, but frustrating at times"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SMART Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very smart people
    Great team atmosphere
    Fun and challenging products to build
    Product deveolpment side is very well managed

    Cons

    Lack of direction as a company
    Frustrating marketing descisions
    Grew way to fast without any real planning and paying for it Now

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your customers and employees building your products and not just product marketing. Don't be afraid to make money.

There are newer employer reviews for SMART Technologies
There are newer employer reviews for SMART Technologies

See Most Recent

Work at SMART Technologies? Share Your Experiences

SMART Technologies
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or