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Great work environment

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Softchoice full-time

Pros

Open door policy, including the CEO

Cons

pay grade is not that great

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Former Employee - Computer Guy  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Computer Guy in Seattle, WA (US)

    I worked at Softchoice full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good People to work with. Beer cart fridays!!!

    Cons

    Freakin dogs allowed at work, also employees in Seattle office dressed and acted like it was first job out of college or one of their first jobs, not a professional workplace where people dress nicely.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dress like you are the boss.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    Fragmented, disjoint, shallow.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Softchoice full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1. Good as a first job out of school, if you are completely "green", and need to get feet wet in sales environment
    2. Good if you own a dog and need to bring it to work
    3. Strong, experienced management at the very very top

    Cons

    1. Tends to be fragmented, disjoint, shallow
    2. Low salaries compared to industry (depends on your benchmark)
    3. Pretends to be fun and exciting - but more often comes off as fake and insincere
    4. Inexperienced ineffective management makes it hard to grow and develop, or satisfy customers
    5. Difficult to succeed in your role if customers barely tolerate the company, but just buy if low price
    6. Frequent change of directions due to misunderstanding industry and resulting mismanagement
    7. Difficult to keep focussed if business is slowly receding away
    8. Seems like a high investment risk
    9. Not at all suitable for technical experts who are looking to build skill and experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decide what you want to do, then do it. Clean house with management deadwood. Recapture the originial vision.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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