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Manhattan Associates Reviews

Updated April 24, 2017
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  • Terrible work life balance is probably the biggest issue (in 111 reviews)

  • No work-life balance or choice of project or product; average pay for above average expectations (in 39 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company to start with and grow your career"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Support Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Support Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manhattan Associates full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very forward thinking company that rewards its employees well when you perform at your best or go above and beyond. Lots of room for advancement as well as several different career paths that you can explore.

    Cons

    Challenging atmosphere and challenging clients. Be prepared to work a lot at times. If you keep saying yes, the more work you will get.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Look elsewhere if you are passionate about your career."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Supply chain is a great domain to be in. Manhattan Associates is a financially stable company, so you can be confident about keeping your job if you are meeting performance standards, and if you are not being paid too much.

    2. The cost of living in Atlanta is lower compared to other software hubs like Seattle, Boston and Silicon Valley.

    Cons

    1. Uninspiring leadership in software engineering. Most managers director-level and above are smart but lack leadership skills. Some resort to unnecessary pressure tactics to get work done. As a result, employees lack enthusiasm and do not take pride in their work, leading to quality issues and frustration for all concerned.

    2. Benefits and compensation are only average.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on genuine employee satisfaction and morale. President's Club is not the answer. Customer satisfaction will follow employee satisfaction


  3. "Go for a job and leave with no career."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Development Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Development Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Manhattan Associates is a good place to work for a first job out of college, but I wouldn't recommend staying there from more than 2 or 3 years.

    Cons

    For consultants, there is a punitive amount of travel and I don't think there is a clear path to advancement that corresponds with consultants' abilities. For technical people, Manhattan Associates is horrible for your career. They are late implementing the latest tools and they aren't assisting their current technical staff in making the migration from C++ to Java or .NET.

    Advice to Management

    They need to concentrate of employee mentorship and development. There have been mentoring programs in the past but they did not work because no real mentoring came of them. There should be more pressure from the to to enforce employee guidance and training.


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  5. "Horrible Work Environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of smart people - MANH has some of the smartest and hard working people I've ever encountered in technology
    Interesting problems to solve

    Cons

    Work Environment - There are very long hours, with almost no appreciation for he extra work that needed. I once worked on a project that had 5 straight weeks of 80+ hour weeks, and didn't even receive as much as a thank you for the extra work getting the release completed.

    Advice to Management

    Do not treat your employees as replaceable building blocks. Let them know when they're doing a good job, and make sure that they're able to have a life outside of their office.


  6. "Poorly Run Supply Chain Software Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive Salary and WMS is best of Breed.

    Cons

    Poor Management that neglects employees to meet the businesses bottomline.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better. They are constantly being burned out and lied to by managment.


  7. "Bad place to start your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some of the people I worked with early on and who have since moved on were great to work with. Since then the company is in no mood to hire new people and those who are coming in are mostly incompetent, since no one wants to board a sinking ship.

    Cons

    1. No recognition
    2. Very poor compensation
    3. Indian management - Most managers in R&D and services are Indian, and when it comes to employee recognition and growth they have no clue what to do.
    4. Long hours, work is adhoc, primitive technologies contrary to what they claim
    5. Poor code base
    6. Very reactive s/w development efforts, almost everyone is exclusively working on bugs. New work is limited in scope as a result.

    Advice to Management

    1. A greater emphasis needs to be put into employee growth
    2. Employee compensation should also increase, inflation is more than the annual increments
    3. Benefits are poor
    4. Remove incompetent managers


  8. Helpful (4)

    "Awful work culture, wouldn't recommended to anyone"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It is a job and you do get paid. The office building is nice and the gym is also nice and affordable.

    Cons

    The culture is awful. I worked in the development group and was in the sever minority as an American. Most of the people are from India and really have no desire to associate with Americans. A friend of mine who is Indian used to work with me at Manhattan and he told me people would ask him all of the time what he talked to me about.
    If you worked in the development group you were expected to work 6 days a week. If you don't you are looked down upon. If you leave work before 7 you are also looked down upon and admonished by your manager.
    I have never experienced such a horrible work environment and a company that doesn't care about their employees as much as Manhattan.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the culture in development. Don't trap people in their jobs with a visa tied just to that company.


  9. "Good college entry job."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent starting salary. Good opportunity to own a project.

    Cons

    Reviews and salary increases are not consistent across departments.


  10. "Not a good company for growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Exposure to more technologies and good learning experience for beginners

    Cons

    Management does not care about employees

    Advice to Management

    More inputs should come directly from the lower level employees and not just from the managers/directors


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Worst Working environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Principal Software Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Manhattan Associates full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company benefits are good , Salary is as per market but have to negotiate

    Cons

    Worst working environment, Typical service company like work, No career growth, Don't join if you have any other option

    Advice to Management

    Identify some better performance management so retain talent. Don't hire USA people if you can not give growth. All growth limited to India transfer employee.


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