QuEST Global Reviews

Updated 24 August, 2014
Updated 24 August, 2014
86 Reviews

2.7
86 Reviews
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Ajit Prabhu
13 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good opportunities to learn things as u'll be exposed to lot of things in the area of your work (in 3 reviews)

  • The work hours are very flexible (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Team leads have degrees in political science and other non-engineering degrees (in 5 reviews)

  • No paid Holidays and to many days off (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    A good start.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Employee  in  Small Town (Barbados)
    Current Employee - Employee in Small Town (Barbados)

    I have been working at QuEST Global full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A great place to get your career started and very flexible with employee time restraints.

    Cons

    Seemingly little advancement and the company often feels like it is a us against them mentality with management and not a lot of employee satisfaction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more money and provide decent vacation time and you will see your turnover rate drop. But clearly you just want heartbeats so you can get paid.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    A good resume builder....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Engineer  in  East Hartford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in East Hartford, CT (US)

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours (mostly), depeding on your location, a decent office environment, and close interactions with your customers. Good colleagues to work with.

    Cons

    Pay/bennifits lacking, low/slow advancement potential. Management seems to be the "good ole' boy's club" and not focused on much other than self promotion.
    Little to no communication from upper management. Everything is based on metrics and billable hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should consider the current rate of attrition, and adjust policies accordingly. Fulfilling promises goes a long way to keepign happy and engaged employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good for first job out of college

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer  in  East Hartford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in East Hartford, CT (US)

    I have been working at QuEST Global full-time

    Pros

    There's a great group of people on the engineering team; most are young and recently graduated from college, which makes for a fun environtnment.
    Work-wise you get exposed to many types of analyses and there's a lot of variety between projects. You have the chance to learn new programs and everyone is willing to help.
    Hours are also flexible and you have the chance to do overtime.

    Cons

    Upper management is incompetent, that is the worst part about QuEST. Nothing gets completed on time, promises are made and never followed through with, and decisions are made without discussing it with those it will affect.
    There is a huge emphasis on meeting metrics and making sure everything you do contributes to the company's profits. To the point where it feels like no one cares about the employees. Hiring inexperienced and unqualified people is not going to help the company, even if they are cheaper to higher.
    There's also no real career path if you're looking for a technical position. The only way to advance is to go into management, but few engineers want to do that. Seems like most people won't stay any longer than 5 years there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire managers with actual management experience. Recognize employees for their hard work. Talk like human beings and don't use buzzwords in every sentence. Handing out real raises each year will help keep your employees happy. Everyone knows they could work for Pratt and make 10-20k+ more a year in salary. There's nothing keeping people at quest after they've gained a few years of experience.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to work if you are onsite

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    As I have said the onsite oppurtunities are good.It tends to be very suffocating at offsite locations though

    Cons

    Mainly Salary and Poor HR policies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to get in more technical people into the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    So far so good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Stress Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Stress Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at QuEST Global full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible and friendly work environment, work-life balance is maintained, good annual appraisals provided the performance is up to the mark. A good place to start ones career

    Cons

    Have to work in Shifts, long working hours, the review procedure are tiring and time consuming.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to be a more people oriented company than target oriented.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Lackluster Aerospace Position

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Performance Engineer  in  East Hartford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Performance Engineer in East Hartford, CT (US)

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

    Pros

    There is a good environment and nice people. There are a set of structured company culture, goals, and direction.

    Cons

    -Not enough training
    -Too much coding for people who want to get their hands dirty
    -Work only based on billable time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people interested in aerospace/ engineering strong skills with programming so they may actually be an asset to the company. Those who have to catch up to speed in programming will do things too slowly for your benefit.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Huge growth potential!

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

    I have been working at QuEST Global full-time

    Pros

    Rapid growth creates lots of opportunities for learning and promotion
    Great people and values

    Cons

    work/life balance
    cyclical work leads to layoffs in drastically down markets

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try to fill vacancies from within the company to create strong career paths

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    MY BEST REVIEW FOR EVERY UP COMMING ENGINEERS

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at QuEST Global full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    This is a company who will make you work in every technologies except your base technology(means the thing that you are hired for)
    I was hired for C++ but they put me in to documentation and later they put me in to junk work like code localization etc. Wasted 2 years.

    Cons

    9.30hrs inside office, shift times are strict,1:2sysem sharing, will forget your core technologies,hiring will be instant, just say dont have job to get recruited immediately, no employee satisfactions, PL/Tech leads dont have much experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    how do you expect people to change their technologies overnight and work in the projects that you are giving, What will be the output quality? What will be code standards? Employee satisfaction?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Engineer  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at QuEST Global full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Your co-workers are very honest about the company that you are working for. The information they gave me allow me to think ahead and search for another position.

    Cons

    There is a issue with their payroll. They don not process their employees checks on time so you never receive it when its expected. When you do receive it, it is not the hours that you have worked.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    It's a pay check and your colleagues are alright

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Rockford, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockford, IL (US)

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

    Pros

    No time clock
    Parking is nice

    Cons

    Lack of communication and there is no room for growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication can be helpful.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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