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"Professionals Need Not Apply"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good product, a Good place for people right out of school looking to gain some experience

Cons

No engagement from management, No professional development, Field units are very much siloed, No best practices established, Little to no training on product or procedures, Unprofessional business acumen.

Advice to Management

Upper Management, Increase engagement by ensuring that middle management actually engages with their teams. Listen to your employees and set some "Best Practices" for your business. Terminate ineffective managers as soon as possible.

Other Employee Reviews for SMART Technologies

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Sad to see a Canadian Titan failing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SMART Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    some great people at the working level, interesting technology, strong Canadian story

    Cons

    The CEO was such an airbag. So proud, so clueless. CTO was a powerful, power hungry, willfully ignorant exec

    Advice to Management

    Listening to customers is always better than dictating opinions upon customers.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Business Development Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SMART Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work and family time balance. Had some great people working there. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    Not very good at paying salaries. very top heavy management. most directives came from top down.

    Advice to Management

    Build strong teams and have faith in them. Let the creative people show their natural side.

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