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General Information Services Reviews

Updated Aug 15, 2019

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2.6
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42%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Guy Abramo
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work environment is great and laid back(in 5 reviews)

  • "I like my team leads and supervisors most days(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management, and no room to grow/advance(in 6 reviews)

  • "Health insurance is very expensive and has a high deductible and they don't cover nothing(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great company and great coworkers!"

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    Former Employee - Verification Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Information Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company. Lots of overtime available.

    Cons

    No downside at all. Wish I could go back.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!!!

    General Information Services2019-03-26
  2. "It’s not what you do. It’s who you know."

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chapin, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Information Services full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Met friends that i will have for a lifetime

    Cons

    Not enough pay for the amount of stuff that we put up with. Favorism is a huge thing within the company. They promote friends. Not people who are worthy

    General Information Services2019-08-16
  3. "EH.."

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    Former Employee - Verification Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at General Information Services full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You get to learn a lot about the background check process and what goes into it when applying for a job.

    Cons

    Pay, Management, lack of concern for employee opinions and needs.

    Advice to Management

    Get better management. Actually TRAIN your managers

    General Information Services2019-05-29
  4. "Good company, low pay"

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    Former Employee - Director of Business Development 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Information Services full-time

    Pros

    Great team. Leadership was willing to help you learn and guide you. It was an all hands on deck environment.

    Cons

    Pay was low for job but experience needed was high.

    General Information Services2019-04-01
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - ENTRY 

    I have been working at General Information Services full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible with hours and schedule

    Cons

    Not that great with communicating communication

    General Information Services2019-02-02
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Do not recommend at all."

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    Former Employee - Investigator in Cleveland, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at General Information Services full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I can not think of any.

    Cons

    They are only out to make a buck.

    Advice to Management

    Hire new management. Your handling of acquisitions is terrible.

    General Information Services2019-01-16
  7. Helpful (1)

    "GIS (Chapin)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Information Services full-time

    Pros

    The position is pretty laid back Easy to get approved for time off if needed

    Cons

    poor salary lack of advancement poor management

    General Information Services2018-11-20
  8. "Implementation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chapin, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Information Services full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I have enjoyed my time with GIS. I've held several position within the company since I started and have recommended friends and family to work here. The new executive management team has taken great strides to improving the company.

    Cons

    There are areas of the company that do have areas for improvement but overall I have no complaints

    Advice to Management

    Continue on the current path to improve the company.

    General Information Services2018-11-05

    General Information Services Response

    January 9, 2019HR

    Thank you for your thoughts, and for your many years of service with the company. I am glad you enjoy your work environment and that you have recommended the company to friends and family! It is also great to hear that you feel supported by the executive team and that you are seeing ...

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Software Dev"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at General Information Services full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and vacation time is decent

    Cons

    Poor compensation and career growth

    General Information Services2018-10-22

    General Information Services Response

    January 9, 2019HR

    Thank you for your feedback – I am glad you are enjoying a flexible schedule and maintaining a good work/life balance. We keep a close eye on our pay position in the market to ensure we are remaining competitive in salary. As part of the integration between GIS and HireRight, we are ...

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  10. "Passionate People"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at General Information Services full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great employees dedicated to providing world-class customer service make work an absolute joy.

    Cons

    Constant change can be a bit challenging for any organization, but the leadership does an excellent job communicating with employees.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain transparency while navigating and strategizing for a unified organization in the post-merger environment.

    General Information Services2018-10-10

    General Information Services Response

    January 9, 2019HR

    Thank you for your thoughts, and for your years of service with the company. I am glad you are enjoying a positive work environment and have developed great relationships with your fellow Team Members. We are going through a lot of change as we move through the integration process, ...

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