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"The things I love about programming, I also hate about programming. It's easy to get lost in work and come out hours later feeling like you've time traveled into the future.Programming is fun, challenging, tangible and rewarding (with a side of creativity)."
Posted 9 years ago in Oneonta, NY
Programmer at Peak Performance
in Calabasas, CA

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"Experienced developer mostly doing failure analysis"

What do you like about working at Peak Performance?

"The people are mostly easy to work with. The work is challenging."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company had 19 consecutive profitable years and then one bad one. Management recently decided to buy a new building in Calabasas instead of continuing to lease a building in Northridge."

What don't you like about working at Peak Performance?

"Most of the work I've done has nothing to do with the project for which I was hired (and which has been shelved indefinitely)."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Give your staff tasks to do and then step back and let them do what you asked them to do."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Programmer at Lockheed Martin
in Lancaster, CA

What do you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"It was exciting first job out of college. This job provided a great environment to work for."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"They like to hire fresh out of college for 2 reasons, cheap and fresh ideas."

What don't you like about working at Lockheed Martin?

"There is a lot of in fighting in the mid level management, but resolved at the end."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Since the Shuttle project is gone, I would say to Lockheed to continue what they are doing."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at UT Dallas
in Richardson, TX

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"Not the best place to work, but you can get decent experience."

What do you like about working at UT Dallas?

"I like the breadth of expertise required for my responsibility."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Leave when you graduate. It is not worth staying afterward."

What don't you like about working at UT Dallas?

"I hate working for a boss who believes in micromanaging, but is never around to do it, so that when she does come around, everything is an issue."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Either be hands on or hands off, mixing the two is bad."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Programmer at Professional Computing Resources
in Grand Rapids, MI

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"Great work experience but limited compensation"

What do you like about working at Professional Computing Resources?

"Great people to work with and good people to work for. Flexible work hours. Management has an open door policy."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself. Be honest. If you have the skillset that they need and if you are flexible ypu will enjoy working there."

What don't you like about working at Professional Computing Resources?

"limited posibilies for career progression. Extremely slow increase in compensation."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I know you are doing every thing you can to increase the company's cash flow. Maybe you should look at other"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at Carraway Hospital
in Birmingham, AL

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"great"

What do you like about working at Carraway Hospital?

"It was a great place to work. Just got hired on my the City of B'ham."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good Luck!... They had to close the doors of the hospital."

What don't you like about working at Carraway Hospital?

"I loved the hospital. Worked there for several years while I was attending collage in several departments"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The hospital is now closed. No suggestions. They had more Chief's than Indian's, otherwise they would still be open"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at City of Birmingham
in Birmingham, AL

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"Fantastic"

What do you like about working at City of Birmingham?

"I loved my job at the City. Just got married and moved to Ga. with another job."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It's a great opportunity. A great place to work, awesome benefits."

What don't you like about working at City of Birmingham?

"I loved everything about working at the City. All of the people were awesome to work with."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"No suggestions. It was a great place to work. The people were awesome."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at Santa Fe Auto Insurance Co.
in Dallas, TX

What do you like about working at Santa Fe Auto Insurance Co.?

"There was a minimum of managerial oversite. I was pretty much given marching orders and left to do my work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest, be yourself. Don't claim to be able to do things you can't."

What don't you like about working at Santa Fe Auto Insurance Co.?

"Business tapered off and they had to reduce staff."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep doing what you are doing, the market will turn around hopefully sooner"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at DynCorp
in San Angelo, TX

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"This was a great adventure in all aspects of learning!"

What do you like about working at DynCorp?

"This was a very friendly atmosphere were everyone was a part of the team."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This is a great place to work with the option to learn many different things."

What don't you like about working at DynCorp?

"There was nothing that I did not like about this company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management were very well understanding and supportive to the employees"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at Computer Sciences Corp
in San Angelo, TX

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"If you love what you do you never work a day in your life!"

What do you like about working at Computer Sciences Corp?

"We were all friends working together to complete the task at hand."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is a good company to work for, hands down."

What don't you like about working at Computer Sciences Corp?

"The company has a good aviation side of business to work for."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management worked very well and provided strong support for the team."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at Associated Bank
in Green Bay, WI

What do you like about working at Associated Bank?

"The company giving me a chance to program and the great training I received."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be confident, because if they believe in you there's something great they see."

What don't you like about working at Associated Bank?

"I wouldn't change a thing -the opportunity and the experience is everything."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have any advice for management. They are fair and give employees a chance to excel."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Programmer at Daqri
in Santa Monica, CA

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"Great place to work, Wish I was working there now."

What do you like about working at Daqri?

"The tech we were working on is exciting and of greta interest to me."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Everyone is very nice, and they are also very busy so be focused about what you want to do."

What don't you like about working at Daqri?

"I really like to work on games, and the apps are more of a marketing tool."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"You should hire me again! I really am excited about what you are doing and when I am excited about something a stay very focused and work really hard."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at DeWolff, Boberg & Associates
in San Dimas, CA

What do you like about working at DeWolff, Boberg & Associates?

"Low stress most of the time. The hours are really flexible"

What don't you like about working at DeWolff, Boberg & Associates?

"There is minimal direction from superiors and customers, but a high expectation of fast-turn around."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would be more focused on the retention of employees"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Programmer at Indus Net Technologies

What do you like about working at Indus Net Technologies?

"Its a good company and If I get job on this company I can take more challenge on my career."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If someone can able to take challenge then they have to apply on this company."

What don't you like about working at Indus Net Technologies?

"Its really very hard for find any disadvantage of this company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"You have to bring so many intelligent guys who will bring this company on top level right now."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer at State of Illinois
in Springfield, IL

What do you like about working at State of Illinois?

"It is a great company to work for because I have a great boss with lots of freedom to learn new skills."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is your loss if you can't get the job you interview for as these people seem to be easy going and nice people."

What don't you like about working at State of Illinois?

"I wish you could work full time but the hours are limmited."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I am too young and too green to even give suggestions."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Programmer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
in Cambridge, MA

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"It is nice but not permanent."

What do you like about working at Massachusetts Institute of Technology?

"It's a laid back culture, as is usual in academia no one cares when you work so long as the work gets done, which is very nice because it gives me a flexible schedule."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Mainly, just be friendly but also be sure to have sharp programming skills, especially in MATLAB, you will need to learn a lot the first few days so be sure you are willing to study for a little while."

What don't you like about working at Massachusetts Institute of Technology?

"Often times I have to come up with something to do myself, since I am not trained in atmospheric sciences directly, it is a lot of work to figure out what to do sometimes. If I need to meet with those whom I work with, it is a scheduling nightmare."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Simply to be more quick in addressing problems, I sometimes feel stuck until I meet with someone and it can take them days just to answer a When can we meet email."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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