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Kensington Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2019

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Boris Elisman
9 Ratings
  1. "Long Trusted Brand with Amazing Growth Potential"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Long standing brand in the computer accessories industry. Everyone knows who Kensington is. - Strong leadership team that has a vision and thoughtful strategies in growing the business. - Innovative NPIs are being introduced to the market constantly - direct feedback from the customer is that people are talking about Kensington all the time. - One of the best team of people in the industry - there is a strong will...

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    Cons

    - Natural pain in being part of a larger global organization - communication is painful but necessary to drive visions and results - Probably not the place if people just need a job to get by

    Advice to Management

    Continue to make Kensington one of the best brands in the industry Recruit and retain the best talents in the market

    Kensington2019-06-05
  2. "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington

    Pros

    Work life balance Great management Fun activities Great team work, family culture

    Cons

    The office is cold, the location is ok

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing!

    Kensington2019-01-19
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Product Management"

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

    I have been working at Kensington full-time

    Pros

    - Great work environment with even better people - Upper management values strong effort and team collaboration - Great onboarding experience when first starting with the company

    Cons

    -Work days can be long - No other major cons

    Kensington2018-10-23
  4. Helpful (1)

    "great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington full-time

    Pros

    Everyone here is really nice, smart, and supportive. Great working environment.

    Cons

    can't really think of any

    Kensington2018-09-27
  5. Helpful (3)

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The Professionals' Choice is Kensington's tag line, this applies to the products as well as to the people at Kensington where everyone is extremely supportive, courteous, results driven and are willing to jump in at a moments notice to help in any way they can. This is a team that's is truly an honor to work with and to be a part of. If you're one that is creative, willing to explore innovative methods and open to trying...

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    Cons

    Can't really think of any cons.

    Kensington2018-07-02
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    "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Love working at Kensington, I have been here for many years. The company is flexible and offers a great work life balance for its employees. The company acts much like an entrepreneurial company meaning you can make a quick decisions and an impact in your role without too many layers getting in the way. It is a fast paced business so it really keeps your motivated and interested. The location is great too close to HWY...

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    Cons

    We need more good employees to share in the workload.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work - moral is at an all time high.

    Kensington2018-06-20
  7. Helpful (2)

    "A great family culture built on innovating!"

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    Current Employee - Global Category Marketing Manager in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have only been at Kensington for a few months now, but I can attest that it’s truly is a great place to work! The people are welcoming and willing to help you along your journey. The onboarding process provided me the tools and resources to be successful. The leadership is amazing, with great direction, thoughtfulness, and openness to feedback. People seek not only a place to make an impact but also to work with great...

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    Cons

    Really no cons that come to mind. If you’re looking for a place to make a difference, and truly feel like what you do matters, then it’s an exceptional place to work!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you’re doing. Be open, value people’s opinion, and create a fun place where people want to go above and beyond!

    Kensington2018-06-19
  8. Helpful (3)

    "I like it!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I love that my job allows me to be creative, challenges me often, and makes me feel impactful! Kensington also provides a great leadership team, transparency, highly collaborative work environment and some of the best colleagues I've come across in my professional career! PS. That new pool table is pretty cool too! :)

    Cons

    Not much comes to mind..

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the culture, it's headed in a positive direction!

    Kensington2018-06-18
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Department Leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington full-time

    Pros

    THE PEOPLE! I love working here. I am challenged everyday, empowered to make decisions and encouraged to grow through internal and external opportunities. A well run company that is innovating and driving customer and employee value.

    Cons

    If you don't like be challenged, don't apply. This is a place to learn a lot and make a meaningful contribution.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in growth through great products and great people. Mr. Thacker is a leader I'd follow anywhere.

    Kensington2018-04-19
  10. Helpful (2)

    "I am glad I am here!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kensington full-time

    Pros

    Kensington offers a team-oriented working environment and good work-life balance. Coworkers are approachable, hardworking and resourceful. you can tell they just want to be successful.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of right now

    Advice to Management

    Do what you are doing

    Kensington2018-04-17
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