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Not for everyone

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

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

Pros

- The project team I worked with was great, hard working, caring, team-oriented.
- The project team had three SAP go-lives and three migrations in a year; this no small feat, but I do not think anyone at a senior level understands this

Cons

- Management behavior is bullying, micro-management, out of touch with people
- Systems/processes are out-moded
- Lack of integration of functions - never integrated from 5 acquistions
- Struggles with identity
- Cannot clearly articulate value proposition
- Makes most of its money by jacking up freight costs
- HR is old school and outmoded
- Benefits are average - emphasis is purely on cost containment
- Too top heavy
- Exec salaries are paid at ranges that a much larger company in terms of revenue, margin and employee base would pay

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Start over!
- Sell the company!

Other Reviews for Insight

  1.  

    You are your own boss

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    Current Employee - Accounts Executive  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Accounts Executive in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Insight full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You drive your own business, lots of freedom, and margin to make money

    Cons

    completely accountable, a lot of turnover

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more transparency

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Insight will never prosper until it uses facts and data versus good old boy network to select and retain management.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Tempe, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tempe, AZ (US)

    I worked at Insight full-time

    Pros

    Good exposure to broad portfolio of manufacturers.

    Cons

    Workload is too much for most support staff. Management focus is typically determined by which manufacturer they had drinks with or a comment the CEO heard in passing. Leaders are selected based on who they are friends with - no skills required with the exception of yes men and cheerleaders.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You talk about accountability but it"s ok to miss commitments if you are part of the "in crowd".
    Hire and fire based on skills and hold everyone accountable.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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