OpenText Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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OpenText CEO and CTO 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
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great culture and team

      Dec 9, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Richmond Hill, ON
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      Pros

      Great overall organizational culture, especially refreshing since my previous employer was very very toxic. However, this will depend on your team greatly. Managers and Directors are very supportive on your personal career growth. They do not micromanage and trust that you're doing your job. You can tell management is very grateful for the work and contribution you do based on how they speak with the team and/or other team members. Great work/life balance. Practically zero over-time, and sufficient days off (in addition to company holidays) for rest.

      Cons

      Benefits are pretty standard and nothing special. RRSP matching suspension during COVID while reporting profits, although this may be resumed soon.

      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Jan 19, 2021 - Technical Support Specialist 
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      Pros

      good process management, follows work life balance

      Cons

      there should be more opportunities for growth internally

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    3. 1.0
      Current Employee

      A mess

      Jul 28, 2020 - Devops Engineer 
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      Pros

      Its a fun company, fun coworkers, tries to act big so they have a fun environment. Work life balance

      Cons

      It is slow, confused, silod, political, and innovation shunting. Want you to be DevOps / SRE / Ops in one role but will not pay you accordignly. The salary is horrible the mgmt does not care about you and you will be cut off if they chose to. The CEO sees employees as ants.

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      10 people found this review helpful
    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      ...

      Jun 11, 2019 - Payroll Manager in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      constant learning, constant change and company growth

      Cons

      no work/life balance, no clear direction or expectations

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      3 people found this review helpful
    5. 3.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      Good starter company

      Jun 1, 2019 - Software Developer in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      - Good work/life balance; most engineers work decent hours and are not worked tirelessly. - Work is nice and slow. - Company values employees.

      Cons

      - Technology can be a bit boring. - Some skills learned aren't particularly transferrable to other companies (i.e. OpenScript proprietary programming language).

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Finance department

      Mar 19, 2019 - Finance Department in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, treat you with respect. Buildings are nice, good cafeteria offering variety of food at decent prices, free Starbucks coffee, teas, kombucha. Company is always acquiring companies and restructuring which means it is a very fast pace environment, you learn a lot of things every day, which at times could also be frustrating. Due to the size of the company your responsibilities are concentrated in only one small area, but there are opportunities to move and growth. Benefits are average of a big corporation, however, education assistance and wellness benefits has been the same amounts for the past 6+ years.

      Cons

      No training, basically you sit down and start asking co-workers how to do things, but managers expect you to deliver things on-time. The number of Directors had increased but not staff, too many executives with no knowledge of the area causing additional work or non-value added tasks to their staff. Salary is way below market, benefits are not great, work-life balance was good but not so much right now.

      5 people found this review helpful
    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Needs improvement but it works for now

      Mar 1, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Relatively good work life balance. Friendly environment and supportive culture.

      Cons

      There is room for improvement in the compensation department. Doesn't hurt to earn slightly more given that there is no growth prospects here.

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      4 people found this review helpful
    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company to work with

      Jan 22, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Kitchener, ON
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      Pros

      Great personal & Work Life Balance. Salary is good Good Benefits

      Cons

      Nothing that I can think of right now.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      HRBP

      Dec 17, 2018 - HRBP in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Good culture and work life balance

      Cons

      not many. things are great........much better than previous employers

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Sr. Manager

      Aug 29, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility to work from home

      Cons

      No work life balance, raises are non existent, no direction from upper management.

      15 people found this review helpful
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