- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at ID Business Solutions full-timePros
Company making the transition from small start up to bigger operation so plenty of scope to get involved and help set up processes.
Great opportunity to learn a lot and take responsibility.
Less formal structure means there's scope to have your voice heard and good ideas get an airing.
With offices in the UK, US and Europe, it feels more international in outlook than you might expect in a company this size.
A lot of people have a real vision of how they want to improve the company and their enthusiasm shows.
Excellent opportunities to train internally and externally.
General lack of bitchiness, open communication. friendly people.Cons
Company making the transition from small start up to bigger operation ;) The downside is that if you're used to process and clear hierarchy it can be a bit of a culture shock.
Less formal structure means it takes a lot longer to get all the necessary people on board to take a final decision.
Holiday allowance is legal minimum - which is strange because the benefits package overall is very good.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Do something about holiday allowance, improve processes and infrastructure for decision making and internal comms, make decision-making responsibilities clearerRecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
1 person found this helpfulApplication Details
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks – interviewed at ID Business Solutions in May 2012.Interview Details
I had a phone interview, followed by an on-site interview. Both were with the people I would be working with, and the on-site interview included a writing test on the software I would be working with in the company. I then had a brief phone interview with a senior manager, who hadn't had a chance to meet me before.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsI applied through a recruiter, who agreed a salary range with me in advance and put it to the company, which offered me the upper end of that range.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
- I was asked details about the Agile process. Answer Question
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