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Zoot Enterprises Reviews

Updated April 10, 2018
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  1. "Excellent culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Desk Technician
    Current Employee - Service Desk Technician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zoot Enterprises full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture that im proud to be a part of. This is why employees feel like family and not just a number. This is a excellent company to start a career with. Good leadership and environment that promotes teamwork. On the servicedesk everyone genuinely cares for one another and does everything possable to ensure that everyone is as proficient as they can be.

    Cons

    I think it would be good for the company to have more Zoot functions as it would allow the different teams to meet eachother.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to improve the culture as this is what sets us aside from the other companies in the area.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Frying pan to the fire"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Desk Technician in Bozeman, MT
    Former Employee - Service Desk Technician in Bozeman, MT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Zoot Enterprises full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Bring your dog. Live in Montana

    Cons

    Poor leadership, leaders are more focused on gaining clients than expanding the company. Most teams are over-tasked. Developed applications are buggy and unsupportable. Works on antiquated equipment/software (recently decommed their last Pentium 3 server) Most systems monitoring is done by email alerts which often break the email server (10,000+ emails a day to sift through). Problems and issues constantly go un-noticed due to the sheer volume of alerts and holes in monitoring. New hires are often thrown into the fire with poor training and nothing more than hands-on experience.

  3. "Network Administrator"

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

    I worked at Zoot Enterprises full-time

    Pros

    Exciting company that is attempting to be at the forefront of the industry, very Agile

    Cons

    Bad management poor decision making and not enough investment in retaining people or talent or infrastructure

    Advice to Management

    retain talented people and invest in new technology dont run the company on a shoestring budget


  4. "Good company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bozeman, MT
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bozeman, MT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zoot Enterprises full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good management, pet friendly, small teams.

    Cons

    Getting to be fewer and fewer positions for software developers and software and systems engineers.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Technical Support"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bozeman, MT
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bozeman, MT
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Zoot Enterprises full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Have the opportunity to get noticed quickly if fully staffed and they like you

    Cons

    Small company does not value Technical Support.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on employee happiness.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Working at Zoot"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Zoot Enterprises full-time

    Pros

    Company takes care of their employees. Fun group activities. Gym downstairs, free breakfast and subsidized lunches. Great opportunities for those without tech degrees to gain experience and advance in the field. Provides a great number of quality jobs to the area.

    Cons

    It seems like your experience will vary quite a bit based on the team your are placed in.

    Advice to Management

    Some form of training or reading assignments for developers would bring in more awareness of existing tools and methodologies.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They are flexible with your schedule

    Cons

    Don't have much to list for cons

  8. "Started good - went bad quickly"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Developer in Bozeman, MT
    Former Employee - Solutions Developer in Bozeman, MT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Zoot Enterprises full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Casual work attire, Dogs allowed, On-site cafeteria, Nice location for views, great outdoor opportunity when given the chance to experience it.

    Cons

    As the company got bigger, the quality of the people that were hired went downhill. They got to the point where they were hiring anybody that had a pulse just to appear to have enough "warm bodies" to satisfy client comfort in them.

    Advice to Management

    Fire the whole lot of them and then hire actual people that actually know how to manage employees. Employees that are "promoted" from the development side make the poorest managers and will terminate employees that they have a grudge against


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Ok but nothing special"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bozeman, MT
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bozeman, MT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Zoot Enterprises full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Innovative and agile company there is always a challenge

    Cons

    lack of recognition for effort and direction as a company

    Advice to Management

    invest in IT infrastructure and retain quality employees


  10. "Quality place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Service Desk in Bozeman, MT
    Current Employee - IT Service Desk in Bozeman, MT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zoot Enterprises full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people at Zoot are absolutely fantastic to work with. The work can be very interesting from both technology and industry perspectives.

    Cons

    Certain positions can be very isolating. Zoot's culture doesn't quite reach employees on non standard schedules. Communication teams and expectations between departments should be overhauled.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage collaboration between departments and teams.


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