Copper River IT

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3 Reviews
3 Reviews

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Ben Brucker
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    Greed Took Over

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Copper River IT full-time


    Tribal 8 (a) organization, aimed to give back to the community, offers clients rare opportunity for single source funding.


    Like a fish out of water, doesn't have the know-how, experience, or chutzpah to own up to it and correct their mistakes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of trying to swindle more money from clients, own and mitigate issues immediately. Contrary to the popular demotivator, "If there isn't money in the solution, there is money in extending the problem" is NOT THE CASE. Promising services you have no prior experience with cheaper, and quicker than the competition is not the answer, nor is it honest or ethical. This is one sure way to lose clients and potentially be disbarred. Delivering quality end products (not 1/2 assed rushed ones) no matter how long it takes, is what builds a good reputation, develops strong client relationships, and ultimately, leads to more honest work and money. Don't be afraid of change, be transparent and alert fault as soon as it is recognized, step up to the plate, and make things right the ethical way.

    Doesn't Recommend
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Copper River IT Interviews

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Interview Difficulty




    Systems Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chantilly, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chantilly, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Copper River IT in November 2011.

    Interview Details

    I arrived for my interview on time but the recruiter had made a mistake and told me the wrong time. Instead of apologizing and trying to determine the source of the confusion, the hiring manager was incredibly rude to me and made me feel like I was wasting his time. The interview felt more like an interrogation process. Despite this, after talking about my background they did say that my skills matched a contract they were trying to fill and we proceeded to discuss compensation.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you feel about working on weekends and up to 80% travel?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Prior to coming in for the interview, I had discussed my salary requirements with the recruiter. During the negotiation process they tried to offer me far less than what I was looking for. The hiring manager actually became somewhat hostile, telling me that the experience and qualifications didn't warrant the salary I was asking for. Finally, after a very painful negotiation process, I agreed to accept the position. Now, I wished I hadn't.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Headquarters Chantilly, VA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

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