OpenText Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Jan 18, 2021

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OpenText CEO and CTO Mark J. Barrenechea
Mark J. Barrenechea
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  • "Friendly colleagues, work life balance(in 320 reviews)

  • "Good work environment and good work-life balance(in 123 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "None work life balance in office hours(in 52 reviews)

  • "the senior management team is not stable(in 45 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Intern, more than 1 year

      Nice place to work

      Sep 24, 2020 - Localization QA Specialist in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      The working environment is flexible. Nice Salary

      Cons

      Not many physical offices in Canada.

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good Experience, bad management

      Aug 11, 2020 - Account Development Executive 
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      Pros

      Collaborative Work Environment Competitive Pay Perks (Kombucha and Coffee) Training

      Cons

      Did not support workers during COVID Company focusses on protecting investors, not employees Growth seems to be from acquisitions

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      9 people found this review helpful
    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      When you reach the top of the payscale you will be laid off.

      Jul 3, 2020 - Senior Technical Writer in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Good managers and good work environment

      Cons

      Once you have reached the top of the payscale there are no more raises and you'll get laid off.

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      11 people found this review helpful
    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Company

      Apr 15, 2020 - Corporate Event Manager in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Great Events Team & working environment

      Cons

      Unfortunately let go from contract due to COVI - Economics/workload

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    5. 5.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      Great job

      Oct 8, 2019 - Software Tools Developer, Co-op 
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      Pros

      great job, great manager. The working environment is good

      Cons

      bus stop is a little bit far

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Sep 11, 2019 - Renewal Specialist in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment to be in

      Cons

      Lack of quick decision making

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    7. 4.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      The company has a great

      May 30, 2019 - QA Analyst in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment, amazing co-workers. flexible hours and decent pay for a first year university student

      Cons

      Might not get exposure to different products. Gets boring being an QA Analysts over time

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good for first job

      Jan 11, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Richmond Hill, ON
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      Pros

      - Amazing team members - Flexible dressing policy - No micromanagement - Friendly work environment - Good benefits

      Cons

      The philosophy of growth is big shark eating smaller fishes in the sea. They acquire companies(competitors mostly), only take mild interest in their flagship products, cut development for other products and leave them to die while collecting revenue in maintenance. Great pay for new graduates, but minimal increases, some times they don't even adjust for inflation.

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      7 people found this review helpful
    9. 5.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      Software Engineer

      Dec 6, 2018 - Anonymous Intern in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Great wok-life balance. Friendly working environment.

      Cons

      Engineering team management is relatively slow.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Aug 13, 2018 - Proposal Manager in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Great work environment and work life balance

      Cons

      Salary was a little low but comparable to the market.

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