Rackspace

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Overworked but learnt alot!

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Former Employee - DC Ops Tech in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England
Former Employee - DC Ops Tech in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England

I worked at Rackspace full-time (more than an year)

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 ManagementAdvice

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Virtualisation Engineer

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    Current Employee - Virtualisation Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Virtualisation Engineer in London, England

    I have been working at Rackspace full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of development and training

    Cons

    None at the moment. The best place for a tech to be.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Great place to gain lots new skills and experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Rackspace full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great exposure to different technologies
    People for the most part are great and happy to help you
    Opportunities to drive change and make a difference

    Cons

    Lots of decisions driven by the US - other regions simply execute
    Some senior managers not up to the job - have been promoted simply because they have been there so long
    Whilst the UK office is nice, the location is not great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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