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Welocalize Linguist Reviews

Updated Jul 15, 2019

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Welocalize CEO Smith Yewell
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16 Ratings
  1. "Great place to be"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No micro management, free to take 2 15 min breaks and 30min lunch when you want

    Cons

    Can only work 40hrs

    Welocalize2019-07-16
  2. "Laidback and Friendly Environment"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule Laid back environment Casual dress

    Cons

    Low pay as a contract worker

    Welocalize2019-07-11
  3. "It's a good place to start"

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    Current Employee - Computational Linguist in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    - Engaged HR - Pain on time - Better than most contractors

    Cons

    - No vacation days - Raises are not given or hard to negotiate

    Welocalize2019-07-01
  4. "Great job for those who are looking for straight forward work"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Predictable Good pay Diverse workplace Paid holidays Easy to get time off

    Cons

    Niche Market Difficult to advance Monotonous tasks

    Welocalize2019-05-31
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Not really a "linguistics" job"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    You get to work on the relevance of client software to users and see what is going on behind the scenes. Sometimes shocking, can be fun or highly interesting. Since the office is always expanding and hiring, they want more hands on deck and once in a while hire assistant managers from among the current testers. Can easily get people you know to apply and be offered a position (since they're always hiring it seems), and...

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    Cons

    The job title says "Linguistic Tester", so I thought this job would be directly related to linguistics, but it really isn't and doesn't require linguistics training sadly. Can turn tedious and repetitive, and if the client decides to change guidelines suddenly, you may be thrown off your beaten track and forced into learning your role all over again. No paid holiday + forced 2 week holiday for the end of the year season....

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    Welocalize2019-06-04
  6. "Where you are just another number"

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    Former Employee - Linguistic Tester 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multicultural environment Your coworkers are fun

    Cons

    No benefits You are not valued You are just a number in a multitude Numbers are the only thing they look at

    Advice to Management

    Try to value the people who stick around

    Welocalize2019-06-23
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Best Job ive ever had"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, Flexible schedule, Great pay, Good place to grow.

    Cons

    Repetitive Work, Position feels unclear sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    N/a Great Management.

    Welocalize2019-04-28
  8. "Welocalize Review"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great work environment. A diverse staff.

    Cons

    Job security! If you do not meet the client's expectation you will be let go.

    Welocalize2019-04-28
  9. "Job"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours Great environment Decent pay

    Cons

    Sitting down for periods of long time

    Welocalize2019-04-20
  10. "great divert environment"

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    Current Employee - Linguistic Tester in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Welocalize part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly environment, diversity - you can meet people from all over the world

    Cons

    parking headache, the lab is kinda old and dusty

    Welocalize2019-04-04
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