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Pactera CEO Tiak Koon Loh
Tiak Koon Loh
145 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible, good work life balance(in 16 reviews)

  • "The job has many benefits 'cause I can work from home and all my supervisors are very kind and very quick to responding to my questions(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Unclear if career path and low pay(in 15 reviews)

  • "limited improvement for career path(in 12 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Decent Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pactera full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Pay is not very competitive.

  2. Not a long-term place to work, but you can expect a paycheck if you keep up

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Reasonable benefits price/value Somewhat flexible start time and end time Helpful coworkers Work (as a vendor) for big successful companies (such as MSFT) Learn about some aspects of big successful company's business that can help you gain experience Access to Vendor cafeterias for lunch (if you are part of a specific project) Paid holidays if you work full time Contract with Vendors may be 6 months, so there is...

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    Cons

    Work environment for in-house vendors is not what I expected. Many workers eat at their desk and do not take breaks. Workers hours/minutes per task are measured way more closely that needed. It is possible that the only way to get your 8 hours per day is to work through your breaks. Pay is very low for the level of work that you are doing, and basically no raises. This is probably because they figure they can get...

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    Advice to Management

    Pay employees better and you will likely see reduced turnover. Encourage employees to take breaks. Encourage leads to take breaks (and therefore lead by example the importance of taking breaks)

  3. Worst job I ever had

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Pactera part-time

    Pros

    Your working schedule for the most part is pretty flexible and there is free coffee and tea provided while you work. You can also generally eat food at your desk too.

    Cons

    Overall: Poor management, Minimum wage, Employees treated poorly, No advancement opportunities, Impartial treatment to employees, Very disorganized. Parking: Every day, you will have to go up to reception and ask for a parking pass to place in your car and then return at the end of the day. Working Environment: For the most part you will be in the open area in a shared desk, but some teams are contained inside...

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  4. software test engineer

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    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    friendly co-workers, chill working environment

    Cons

    some projects are not well maintained and lack documentation

  5. Helpful (1)

    Very low compensation

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pactera full-time

    Pros

    Good management. Good place to gain work experience and leave.

    Cons

    The compensation is very, very low. It is half of the market value. Very limited growth opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Please review your compensation portfolio.

  6. Helpful (1)

    Flexible working environment suits my lifestyle

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pactera full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Pactera lets me live where I want as long as I can travel to services clients as needed.

    Cons

    Company can be disorganized when it comes to scheduling work.

  7. Security Desk Job

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    Former Employee - Security Desk in Redmond, WA
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pactera part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy work, sat at a desk and monitored camera views. Seems like an ideal job for a student or someone looking for an easy extra income opportunity.

    Cons

    Working night shift (12am - 8am) can be mentally challenging, especially if you're not doing much.

  8. Data Analyst

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Redmond, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pactera full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    work at famous tech firms

    Cons

    limited improvement for career path

  9. Training Assistant Intern

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Pactera

      Pros

      Opportunity to learn new knowledge and skills

      Cons

      Work flow can sometimes be really inefficient

    • Software engineer in test

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redmond, WA
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Pactera full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Low stress, great work life balance

      Cons

      salary is lower than most of other company in the same industry

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