Oakton Reviews

Updated May 17, 2020

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2.9
47%
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Pros
  • "you will have work life Balance(in 24 reviews)

  • "Great team culture while it was run as Oakton - had interesting projects and great people(in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "No proper review process in terms of career growth(in 11 reviews)

  • "Starting to become a body shop, limited career progression and limited opportunities to up-skill with formal training(in 10 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Technical lead"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends

    I worked at Oakton for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good company to work for

    Cons

    Did not find any issues with job

  2. Helpful (9)

    "Absolute rubbish"

    1.0
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Oakton for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nothing good. Tried to relive its past glory but sticks to old school thinking. See cons below.

    Cons

    Obsolete, only interested in selling bodies, no investment in training, low pay, and top-heavy.

  3. "Good for begginers"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Oakton full-time

    Pros

    Lear a lot in first few years there

    Cons

    Salary review - hard to negotiate

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  4. "Consultant"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Oakton full-time

    Pros

    Good with work and projects

    Cons

    Need to get new projects

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  5. "senior engineer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oakton full-time

    Pros

    very good company to work here

    Cons

    NO work from home option

  6. "Good when it was run as it's own entity"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Recruitment Manager 
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oakton full-time

    Pros

    Great team culture while it was run as Oakton - had interesting projects and great people.

    Cons

    The merger/acquisition changed the place, management was changing and by people who didn't quite suit the culture.

  7. "Great company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good facilities Good mangement and working environment

    Cons

    Nothing much except few technologies having old versions

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Death Spiral"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Sydney

    I worked at Oakton full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some good people & capability in pockets

    Cons

    State based structure results in limited access to interstate capability & resources. Well past it’s prime, mass exodus of good people & rapidly declining since acquired by Dimension Data

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  9. Helpful (3)

    "Only if you are desparate"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice worklife balance Pretty Decent Staff Flexible Working Conditions

    Cons

    Woeful management Blatant Favoritism and Nepotism Empire Building Ancient Consulting Mentality Clueless EGM's Bullying and Toxic Culture Ineptitude and Outdated Methodologies

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "If you don't to work then oakton is the right place"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Service Desk in Hyderābād
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Oakton full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Management pressure, full politics n there is job safety

    Cons

    No job safety, no work for employees who r working in projects.

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