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Updated December 19, 2017
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iSoftStone Chairman and CEO Tianwen (T. W.) Liu
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Pros
  • Able to work from home some days of the week (in 17 reviews)

  • They provide the opportunity for a great work-life balance in that you can work from home setting your own hours (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • low pay rate (competitors pay more) (in 3 reviews)

  • I had just one task to do (something very simple that I am sure that I have done correctly) and after that, I never heard from them again (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Kirkland, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer II in Kirkland, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They do their best to keep people employed.
    Flexible hours
    Strong communication with clients
    Able to work from home some days of the week
    Many office locations
    Collaborative teams that work well together
    Great view of Lake Washington
    Friendly management
    You will be allowed to go above and beyond client expectations if you choose to do so.

    Cons

    compensation could be higher, but it is still quite reasonable.

    iSoftStone Response

    Dec 20, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello!

    Thank you so much for your review of iSoftStone! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed some of the many benefits of working here including flexible hours, ability to work from home, ability to... More


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Beware they struggle to pay you"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Microworker
    Current Employee - Microworker
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at iSoftStone part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can work from home

    Cons

    Other companies offer access to UHRS and they have a system where you get paid weekly like clockwork. Isoftstone has a nebulous payment plan where they claim to pay you within two weeks but you can wait over a month for your money. Payment never goes out at the same time every pay period and they will lie to you about how soon you will be paid. It has taken longer to get paid the longer I've worked for them.

    Advice to Management

    Pay people it's your job

    iSoftStone Response

    Dec 20, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello,

    Thank you for your review of iSoftStone's Worldwide Services division. We're glad to hear you enjoyed working from home. As a part time resource, our crowdsourcing opportunities can be a... More

  3. "Good Pay Easy Job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Chill Part time job
    Cool people

    Cons

    Not much room for growth

    iSoftStone Response

    Nov 13, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello! Thank you for your review of iSoftStone! We're glad that you enjoyed the benefits and flexibility of working part time and that you had the opportunity to work with a great team. As a company... More


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large Global Company growing rapidly

    Cons

    Growth slow in US markets

    iSoftStone Response

    Nov 27, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello!

    Thank you for your review of iSoftStone and for being part of the iSoftStone team for 10 years, that's a great accomplishment! As we continue to expand our presence in the U.S. we... More


  5. "Great people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great people, awesome location looking onto Lake Washington, fair wages.

    Cons

    Poor equipment. Limited room for advancement.

    iSoftStone Response

    Oct 18, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello! Thank you so much for your review of iSoftStone. We're glad to hear you've enjoyed working with awesome people in our Kirkland, WA headquarters! We're sorry to hear that you had trouble with... More


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Loved iSoftstone"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Search Engine Evaluator
    Former Employee - Search Engine Evaluator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at iSoftStone part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can work when you have time, there are no set hours. Pay is good & you can actually have fun doing it.

    Cons

    The platform was not always available

    Advice to Management

    Work with client to assure that the platform is up & running, so everyone can get their required hours in.

    iSoftStone Response

    Sep 20, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello! Thank you for your review of iSoftStone. We love to hear that you loved working for us and enjoyed the type of work you were doing as well as the flexible work hours. We understand sometimes... More


  7. Helpful (3)

    "iSoftStone WAH internet search evaluator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Search Engine Evaluator
    Former Employee - Search Engine Evaluator
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at iSoftStone part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Can't think of anything that working for this company will benefit someone.

    Cons

    Long hours for extremely little per hour and then won't pay even a small invoice. They asked for a PayPal to send money to, did that. Then at the end of the month which is typically when they (are supposed to) pay, they ask for a bank account to send money to or they will suspend my account with them and not pay. Did that. Well, it's the 6th of October and still no money has been deposited. The amount due was only $38, but I guess that was too much for them. I passed every test just fine, I adhered to every rule during the evaluation process and they still won't pay. If you like playing childish games with management, then this is the job for you. If you want to get paid, do something, anything else except work for this company.

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent, follow your own rules and guidelines.

    iSoftStone Response

    Nov 13, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello,

    Thank you for your review of iSoftStone as an online search engine evaluator. One of the biggest benefits of working for iSoftStone is that we have a lot of opportunities for employees to... More

  8. Helpful (1)

    "It wasn't bad. But not the best to contract through"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Kirkland, WA
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Kirkland, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at iSoftStone full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, benefits, strong HR.

    Cons

    Too much turnover in sales team. Very little communications after starting a customer site. The Non-Compete agreement was too stringent.

    Advice to Management

    Do more to retain't account managers. Fix the restrictions in the non-compete if you haven'the already.

    iSoftStone Response

    Jun 12, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Hello! Thank you for your review of iSoftStone. We appreciate your open and honest feedback. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the many benefits iSoftStone has to offer including a great salary... More


  9. "Staff Aug not Management Consulting"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you are looking for a company to be your payroll this is a great place for you. You will be dropped into a client engagement and left there for the length of the contract. You won't be asked to participate in responding to RFP, help to build a practice, or attend networking events.

    Cons

    The cons are similar to the pros, you won't be asked to participate in responding to RFP, help to build a practice, or attend networking events. If you are a consultant looking to grow in your career and truly be a management consultant this is not the place for you.

    iSoftStone Response

    Mar 27, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Thank you for your review of iSoftStone. We are sorry to hear that you felt that you were not able to be fully engaged in activities like RFP generation, event attendance and helping build up... More


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome group of people to work with
    Great office culture

    Cons

    Some of the work can be a little slow at times

    iSoftStone Response

    Mar 13, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    Thanks for sharing your review of iSoftStone! We're happy to hear you are working with some awesome people and are loving our work culture! We strive to promote a great work/life balance! Due to the... More


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