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Faronics Corporation Reviews

Updated December 4, 2017
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  1. "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Faronics Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Freedom to sell without any management breathing down your neck

    Cons

    mostly the quality of healthcare


  2. "No work, constant fear and outdated tools"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Faronics Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Centrally located in downtown

    Cons

    - Old, outdated tools used for development
    - Can't develop new software due to extreme dependence on Apple APIs for mac development
    - Constant fear being injected from top regarding getting fired
    - There was no work for nearly a year as we waited for Apple to provide infor

    Advice to Management

    Move entire workforce to India

  3. "Good culture and supportive management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Faronics Corporation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. A financially stable company - has a patented reboot to restore product which is well established and positioned in the education space.

    2. Management is very supportive, encourages new initiatives if you build a good case.

    3. Have offices at multiple locations, good for people who are looking for global exposures.

    4. Open-door policy, management is approachable and lend you a listening ear.

    5. Aggressive and competitive environment, excellent for people who are ok with ambiguity and are adaptable to take on new challenges.

    Cons

    Not a good company for people who are not self-motivated.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Good learning curve"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Well-known products. Been through several ups and downs here. Overall they do seem to be going in a good direction with strategic moves into emerging education & endpoint security markets. Steady growth.

    Cons

    At times, key projects get stuck due to approvals

    Advice to Management

    Keep making strategic acquisitions and keep looking toward the future.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work at. Good Products."

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Faronics Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    • Well established market and well known products
    • Great exposure to other supporting business functions
    • Approachable and responsive higher management
    • Good compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Would be nice to arrange some leisure activities apart from that all is well. No complaints.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up. I enjoy working with you


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company, Great Product"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Faronics Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - solid products
    - entrepreneurial environment
    - mutual trust to independently build my business and generate sales.

    Cons

    The computer hardware they provide you is dated


  7. "Great place for self-starters"

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Faronics Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Working with a really capable product, sales and support team
    - Central location
    - Solid products & well-established market presence

    Cons

    - Nothing serious enough to share here

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with the good work

  8. "No long term growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people to work with. Central location downtown

    Cons

    management doesn't seem to interested in training staff on new software or technology. To focused on releasing software by a specific date even if it's not ready for release. No room for advancement or moves within company.

    Advice to Management

    Train the staff better, offer avenues of advancement


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Account Executive"

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

    I worked at Faronics Corporation full-time

    Pros

    None - Seriously there is nothing positive about this company.

    Cons

    Everything. Company bought out by an Indian family and they are going down hill fast. Have no regard for their employees. Manage by fear and intimidation.

    Advice to Management

    Sell the business, you don't know what you are doing.


  10. "Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Faronics Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Very easy going people, central office has a good location and some products are very good

    Cons

    Not a very organized company. Lack of leadership and they are picky about the time to start working

    Advice to Management

    If you wanna be a bigger company, start to act like that.


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