Welocalize - Welocalize: Doing Things Backwards and We Don't Care | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (5)

    "Welocalize: Doing Things Backwards and We Don't Care"

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    Former Employee - Linguistic Tester in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Welocalize full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible core work hours and break periods.

    Cons

    All they want at this place is warm bodies to click mouse buttons. The "tester" jobs do not involve any actual testing; the work is more accurately described as data annotation. Zero vacation time. Zero sick days (paid sick time is accrued at a rate of one hour per 30 hours worked). You qualify for insurance after 30 days. If you try to go above and beyond basic duties or otherwise demonstrate knowledge or skills...

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    Advice to Management

    Be proactive in trying to place people on projects that match their skillsets. Be honest about what the work really is. Take better care of your employees. Treat them like you value them and want to keep them. Reward initiative, rather than threatening punishment. Train your managers! The Houston office is an eyesore; work with building management to get holes in walls patched, picture hangers and leftover...

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    Welocalize2019-05-01
  1. "Great place to be"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No micro management, free to take 2 15 min breaks and 30min lunch when you want

    Cons

    Can only work 40hrs

    Welocalize2019-07-16
  2. "Laidback and Friendly Environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule Laid back environment Casual dress

    Cons

    Low pay as a contract worker

    Welocalize2019-07-11

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