SMART Technologies Reviews

Updated Jun 1, 2021

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3.7
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SMART Technologies CEO Greg Estell
Greg Estell
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Leave policies are excellent and they sure take care of your work life balance(in 26 reviews)

  • "Had some great people working there(in 25 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management makes poor business decisions(in 16 reviews)

  • "Senior management have an unhelpful habit of venting their frustration via negative emails to all staff (e(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great.

      Jun 1, 2021 - Software Test Developer in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Great work/life balance. Flexibility in hours.

      Cons

      Learn to manage the workload, if you feel it's too much.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Remote work available, management is good. Some areas of inprovement

      Apr 14, 2021 - Support in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Facilities are good, cafeteria is excellent, parking at no cost would be appreciated. Gym, lots of clubs and activities.

      Cons

      Long hours of work Tracking of time versus focusing on results can make you feel like a child who is being watched all the time. Low investment in education/development courses. It feels like there's no dress code at all at times.

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    3. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Worst place to work for an experienced campaigner

      May 31, 2021 - Senior QA Engineer in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Good place to learn about education software technologies

      Cons

      Bad Management, the will micromanage you to a level you have never experienced before. Will treat you like an intern. Will not let go of any chance to destroy ones self confidence.

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Fun environment

      May 27, 2021 - Project Coordinator in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      large cooperation, good promotion opportunities.

      Cons

      pricy product, complicate management teams

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fulfilling work with opportunities to learn.

      Apr 11, 2021 - QA Analyst 
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      Pros

      People Competitive Pay Mid-level management Focus on growth

      Cons

      Probably could use a bit more refined onboarding process

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Great people, limited growth

      Mar 2, 2021 - User Experience Designer in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Great people, great products, providing solutions to teachers and students is amazing.

      Cons

      Micro management. Limited autonomy. Favouritism.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Amazing People

      Aug 10, 2020 - Senior Software Developer in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Your coworkers will be awesome. Decent office location near transit. Good PTO policies.

      Cons

      Office location is kind of isolated. Lack of parking at head office (and it's paid :/) Company revenue is tied to the whims of government education financing.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      It was great

      Aug 23, 2020 - Help Desk Support 
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      Pros

      Collaborative environment and great teams. There were learning opportunities.

      Cons

      Company Grew too fast back in the days, competition, lost small feel back then, it appears they have revamped now.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Struggling company but good work culture

      Jul 29, 2020 - Global Logistics Analyst in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      worklife balance, great work culture, managers are fun to work for and lot of learning opportunities.

      Cons

      lots of layoffs so stain on surviving team members

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Sweatshop

      Sep 10, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      - Young, friendly staff - casual dress code - interesting product line

      Cons

      - manage young professionals as if factory workers - very strict policies about vacation time

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