ID Business Solutions

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Neil Kipling
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    Joined in the last year, enjoying the challenge and learning a lot!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Corporate Services
    Current Employee - Corporate Services

    I have been working at ID Business Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Company making the transition from small start up to bigger operation so plenty of scope to get involved and help set up processes.
    Great opportunity to learn a lot and take responsibility.
    Less formal structure means there's scope to have your voice heard and good ideas get an airing.
    With offices in the UK, US and Europe, it feels more international in outlook than you might expect in a company this size.
    A lot of people have a real vision of how they want to improve the company and their enthusiasm shows.
    Excellent opportunities to train internally and externally.
    General lack of bitchiness, open communication. friendly people.

    Cons

    Company making the transition from small start up to bigger operation ;) The downside is that if you're used to process and clear hierarchy it can be a bit of a culture shock.
    Less formal structure means it takes a lot longer to get all the necessary people on board to take a final decision.
    Holiday allowance is legal minimum - which is strange because the benefits package overall is very good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do something about holiday allowance, improve processes and infrastructure for decision making and internal comms, make decision-making responsibilities clearer

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    Positive Outlook
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    Technical Author Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Guildford, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Guildford, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at ID Business Solutions in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    I had a phone interview, followed by an on-site interview. Both were with the people I would be working with, and the on-site interview included a writing test on the software I would be working with in the company. I then had a brief phone interview with a senior manager, who hadn't had a chance to meet me before.

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    I applied through a recruiter, who agreed a salary range with me in advance and put it to the company, which offered me the upper end of that range.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.idbs.com
Headquarters Guildford, United Kingdom
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $25 to $50 million (CAD) per year

If Sir Alexander Fleming had had access to a computer and some ID Business Solutions (IDBS) software, discovering penicillin would have been much easier. IDBS makes software that biotechnology, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and animal health industry companies use to manage biological or chemical data, thus streamlining the discovery process. The company's main product, ActivityBase, is a suite of experiment management software that allows researchers to track activities and relationships from structure registration and screening all the way through to dose response and... More

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