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satisfied but disappointed

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Programmer
Current Employee - Programmer

I have been working at GFI Informatique

Pros

wide variety of work, professional office, respectful staff, modern office, good base salary, stable middle management. modern equipment, laptops, cell phones, unimpeeded internet access, easy access to transit, close to post secondary institutions, some educational assistance

Cons

complex work, lack of understanding of work complexity by senior management, poor benefits, language barrier, frequent changes in ownership, long work hours, short vacation time, time sheets, senior management makes workers feel that they are machines there to do a job not as individuals with individual needs and concerns. There are few perks for line staff, no subsidy of sports tickets, no arts programme, maternity limited to what is required by government

Advice to ManagementAdvice

give all the employees a sense of ownership, by actually giving them ownership, either directly, or via profit sharing.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    senior software developer

    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer  in  Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Cairo (Egypt)

    I worked at GFI Informatique full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good friends and good mangers relation

    Cons

    work in university education managment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    take care of your employee

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    A good opportunity to Grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems and Network Administrator  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Systems and Network Administrator in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I worked at GFI Informatique full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits.
    Strong and Stable company, reliable.
    Has strong partners in both the public and private sector, so you will get a job guaranteed in the most prominent players in the market.
    Good Work-Life Balance.
    People are nice to work with.
    A Good training and certification program in place

    Cons

    The lack of projects made me staying with the company no longer possible.
    Promotions are hard to get and raises based on merit and performance are non existent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue the good work you are doing in making this company big, however keep an eye on the workforce and invest in designing an effective career planning program. The most common question made in Interviews is: Where are you planning to be 5 years from now.. Just think about the answer carefully and don't stop asking this question after the interview.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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