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Global Sources Reviews

Updated Oct 8, 2019

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Global Sources CEO Hu Wei (no image)
Hu Wei
3 Ratings
  1. "Immediate supervisors make or brake your experience with this organization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Global Sources full-time

    Pros

    Professional Organization, overall quality staff

    Cons

    Not all managers are well-suited for their positions.

    Advice to Management

    Management personnel should possess excellent interpersonal skills.

    Global Sources2018-01-11
  2. "Life at GS"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Global Sources full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Nice colleagues to work with - Well organized by departments - Further education changes are provided(encourage better personal development)

    Cons

    inefficient in internal network sometime(it is encrypted from the public for security reason)

    Global Sources2019-08-12
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Working Culture"

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

    I have been working at Global Sources full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance, no work pressure

    Cons

    Unsystematic working procedures No room for promotion

    Global Sources2019-08-21
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Good Colleagues"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Global Sources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The only reason I stayed at the company is because of the colleagues and culture.

    Cons

    - Poor management - Lack of vision - Downhill company - No good employment benefits

    Global Sources2019-08-13
  5. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Global Sources full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work with.

    Cons

    Nothing bad about the company.

    Global Sources2019-05-15
  6. Helpful (2)

    "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Global Sources full-time

    Pros

    Rewards employees with growth opportunities provided that they perform.

    Cons

    Collaboration between business units can improve.

    Global Sources2019-04-24
  7. "Event Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Global Sources full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance, company culture, paid sick leave, developed system, good vibe

    Cons

    Too developed that there was no room for creativity

    Global Sources2019-03-07
  8. "Good environment"

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    Former Employee - Accounts in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Global Sources full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good and cooperative colleagues. willingness to help

    Cons

    unbalance work allocation. some are more free than others

    Advice to Management

    distribute work equally.

    Global Sources2018-12-25

    Global Sources Response

    February 27, 2019

    Hi there, we strive to provide everybody a working environment that fosters collaboration and innovation while providing knowledge transfer, to ensure and maintain Global Sources' leadership in B2B sourcing. Learn more about us at www.globalsources.com

  9. "Not Well Organized"

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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Developer in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Global Sources full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They care about their employees.

    Cons

    They dont catch up new technologies and they are quite stingy.

    Global Sources2018-12-20

    Global Sources Response

    February 27, 2019

    Our teams across the world are both agile and stay up to date with constant training and knowledge transfer. Both our online and event offerings have help power global trade. Learn more: www.globalsources.com

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