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Insight Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.7 173 reviews

71% Approve of the CEO

Insight President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth T. Lamneck

Kenneth T. Lamneck

(97 ratings)

41% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good people for the most part, challenging work (in 10 reviews)

  • Good place to start for entry-level IT sales (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • terrible hostile work environment, terrible home work balance terrible upper management team (in 10 reviews)

  • There is such a lack of discipline from sales reps who do not care very much (in 5 reviews)

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    Partner Champion

    Partner Champion (Current Employee) Tempe, AZ (US)

    ProsIt's big and so you get some of the natural benefits of that. Onsite healthcare clinic and dining facility for example.

    ConsWhat a disappointing adventure this has been. This is one of the cheapest and greediest companies I've ever been around. They frequently block career growth outside of the company and have terrible benefits, especially for a fortune 500 company. If it weren't for the partners spending money and schmoozing reps there would be little hope or positivity.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Manager

    Service Delivery Manager (Current Employee) Melbourne (Australia)

    Prosthere is no pros within Insight Service Team

    Cons- No recognition for the hardwork
    - No communication from Top down

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't make the decision call without any communication to your team.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I'd reconsider heavily!

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWhen you clock out, you're done and can enjoy personal life.

    ConsAt Plano, TX office culture changed after Insight bought Software Spectrum. "Merit increases" were a joke. No way to move up or out from desk job.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work until they decide you're expendable.

    Systems Learning and Development Specialist (Current Employee)

    ProsGood people for the most part, challenging work.

    ConsRegular layoffs for no apparent reason.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Inside Sales

    Inside Sales (Former Employee) Plano, TX (US)

    ProsVacation time, Peers, Holiday pay

    Consmanagement shifts, AE shifts, lack of company loyalty

    Advice to Senior Managementna

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lack of vision

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe salary was very good and the company has a strong history with good upper level management

    ConsIn my experience the company lacked vision in my particular area. The pitch during the interview was intriguing but the reality was far from the pitch. My experience with Insight was unfortunate but led to me to an excellent opportunity.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Lack of teamwork.

    Management (Current Employee) Tempe, AZ (US)

    ProsWork location and employee teaming.

    ConsLeadership decisions without consultation team input.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGather knowledgable input and options before choosing a direction,

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Policies? What policies?

    Senior Program Manager (Current Employee) Hillsboro, OR (US)

    ProsGood pay, pleasant contacts, hands off approach.

    ConsNo support, access to employee materials, email etc. No support for Mac VPN, no access to email for 6 months... didn't miss a thing.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Constant change, no consistency in vision, concerning future overall

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Tempe, AZ (US)

    ProsSpecific roles have work from home options.

    They are big on easy wins such as recurring 'take your dog to work day' and 'wear your favorite sports jersey' which helps build morale & enthusiasm for some who care about pets or sports.

    ConsCompany vision and path is consistently changing, yet they never give anything enough time to work/not work. It's similar to test driving a car, only with a public company. The change results in confusion, no career opportunities (lots of promise, nothing ever on paper), inconsistent salary (especially in commission based roles), and a very strong lack of morale.

    Mid level management has the ability to make/break your role and upper management fully allows this. So depending on your team, you may encounter great flexibility and trust or be micro managed.

    Benefits continue to become worse. They focus on things such as a health center within your office yet medical coverage is poor and has been a deciding factor in some employees leaving the company.

    Work/life balance is non-existent. You are expected to work nights/weekends on a regular basis. Everyone wants to be a team player and step up when needed, but when this becomes the expectation from management you quickly burn out. Also, you aren't ever recognized or rewarded for these efforts and are forced to prioritize yourself, often at the cost of your reputation.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease focus on the people. Don't just talk, but actually follow through and listen. Yes, we all realize numbers are extremely important but without good people you don't stand a chance at making them. Don't treat people as cogs in a wheel, because they will go elsewhere with a sour taste in their mouth & do well with a competitor. This creates a downward spiral in a business where word of mouth is key.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Company in Turmoil

    Pre Sales Engineer (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ (US)

    ProsGood mix of product to support any size customer

    ConsMicro managers covering their own asses.
    Almost no leaders.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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