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Overworked but learnt alot!

DC Ops Tech (Former Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

Pros-Good Training
-Good place to start
-Rapid growth
-Lots of room for progression as a Tech
-Secure job, no redundancies

Cons-Management dont listen to line-workers
-Constantly coerced into overtime due to company growing fast and difficulty hiring.
-Slightly lower salary than competitors.
-Bad shift rotas
-Sales oversell solutions, way more than customers need, they are too incentivised by commision

Advice to Senior Management-Pay your employees more to reduce churn
-Less middle management
-Dont overwork employees with overtime

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    1 person found this helpful  

    Starts out fun, then reality sinks in

    Support (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: - Outtings which are pretty decent but it really depends on your team lead who may or may not put any effort/thought at all… Cons: Lets start from the beginning. Rackspace will try to brainwash you through "Rookie-O". You'll see many who will genuinely drink the kool… Advice to Senior Management: Stop reorganizing everyone every few months. Get some training… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    5 people found this helpful  

    Got too big. Top heavy.

    Sales (Former Employee) San Antonio, TX (US)

    I worked at Rackspace full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Loved my co-workers. Liked the old culture better. Cons: Hated the politics and good ol boys club. Buddies got promoted based on being buddies not by their… Advice to Senior Management: To the C levels: Take a close look at your VP and Mid Level management staff and ask yourself are they the right players… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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