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Faronics Corporation Reviews

Updated April 17, 2017
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  1. "Good place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager (Channel Sales) in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager (Channel Sales) in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solid products. Steady company. Consistent growth.

    Cons

    Internal communication between teams is minimal.

    Advice to Management

    Promote internal communication between cross functional teams.


  2. "Account Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Faronics Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great learning experience for me.

    People were friendly. Pretty good salaries and office spaces. Was nice to work for a company that has a great product and is on the way up.

    Sometimes frequent changes are exciting.

    Cons

    The level of internal communication and cross-team collaboration could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more resources to the teams that need it. Identify internal talent and nurture it. Encourage cross functional collaboration and knowledge sharing.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good learning curve"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work at. Good Products."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 (2)

    "Account Executive"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    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"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Petered out"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 3 years)

    Pros

    Good size company, approachable and caring CEO (before company sold), interesting technology and products to work on

    Cons

    Lack of vision, weak Product Management

    Advice to Management

    Find a niche and start rebuilding


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