Wolfram Research Reviews

Updated Dec 25, 2020

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3.5
67%
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65%
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Wolfram Research President Stephen Wolfram
Stephen Wolfram
109 Ratings
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  • "the extremely low salary is also reflective of how stingy the ceo is(in 18 reviews)

  • "Champaign IL is not for everyone (many work elsewhere)(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "A very good company for UIUC students"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Wolfram Technology Engineer in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wolfram Research full-time

    Pros

    Very nice atmosphere and talented colleagues, nice small town

    Cons

    Too far from big cities. Kind of boring if you live there for years

  2. "Tumultuous and worrisome"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Champaign, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wolfram Research full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    *some interesting and mixed crowd *flexible work hours *dental coverage

    Cons

    *ceo barks at people if not happy. Not happy means not in a good mood *company lost complete focus on what it is doing *ceo needs to retire because he is no longer useful in this capacity and has lost vision *the favourable reviews that you are not reflective of what is going on *toxic work environment *senior male colleagues take advantage of junior female colleagues *the extremely low salary is also reflective of how stingy the ceo is

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Teleworking friendly culture that is supportive of a work life balance"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small company with big company feel. Lots of incredibly intelligent people. The sales team is really well integrated and welcoming.

    Cons

    Operations are out of date and can be difficult to streamline

  4. "Progressive Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Support Specialist 

    I worked at Wolfram Research full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed dress code, abundant resources, flexible hours.

    Cons

    Very "cold" , not "personable" at all.

  5. "Great company with a solid work/life balance"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable company, supportive management, quality product, innovative company

    Cons

    A steep learning curve for the product

  6. "Good Benefits Poor Company"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Corporate Systems Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wolfram Research full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits all around. Relaxing environment

    Cons

    Poor communication throughout the company. Employees do not come first in the company.

  7. "Fair Employer"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wolfram Research full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Remote Working is possible while working there

    Cons

    Not open to new ideas

  8. "healthy work environment, low compensation"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Champaign, IL

    I have been working at Wolfram Research full-time

    Pros

    people are generally nice, no micromanaging.

    Cons

    low pay, uncompetitive benefits, no bonus.

  9. "Supportive and collegial environment"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Production 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Socially positive, friendly and helpful management and staff, decent benefits and salary, nice WFH accommodations

    Cons

    Antiquated systems. Lack of clear direction could make some feel lost.

  10. "Good Overall"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly, helpful, allow remote employment.

    Cons

    Lower pay than is normal for tech internships.

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