Insight
2.8 of 5 147 reviews
www.insight.com Tempe, AZ 5000+ Employees

Insight Reviews

Updated Apr 06, 2014
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71% Approve of the CEO

Insight President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth T. Lamneck

Kenneth T. Lamneck

(79 ratings)

41% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good place to start your career"
    in 6 reviews
  • "Good people for the most part, challenging work"
    in 8 reviews
Cons:
  • "Mid level management has the ability to make/break your role and upper management fully allows this"
    in 9 reviews
  • "There is such a lack of discipline from sales reps who do not care very much"
    in 5 reviews
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Interesting but a confusing place to work.

Senior Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
Saint Paul, MN (US)

I worked at Insight full-time for more than 5 years

ProsTalented Engineers, peers mentor other staff. If you like to travel there is plenty of opportunity. Steady work with no overtime or oncall work after hours perfect for someone with a family.

ConsWorked for 6 years at Insight in St. Paul. Entire support staff of 4-6 Engineers eliminated. Found same position at another company paid $35k more a year for the same work. I should have moved on 5 years earlier. Company was profit oriented at all times and did not value their staff.

Advice to Senior ManagementEvery Engineer I speak with that were X-Insight engineers tell the same story. Never again will I work for that company at any cost. Don't see a future for Insight, anywhere. Time for Insight to go out of business, they don't bring any value to any customer. Getting rid of Senior Engineers doesn't make good business sense. What goes around comes around. Goodbye Insight, hopefully people that read this will pass on working at your company.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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No career growth opportunity.

Marketing (Current Employee)
Tempe, AZ (US)

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

ProsWarm culture, always something fun going on. Bring Your Dog to Work Day, on-site health clinic, covered parking, onsite cafe, lots of free food and giveaways.

ConsSalaries are below average, there is no career path and hardly ever any promotions within ones job. Management seems supportive but never goes to bat for you. Unless you are in sales, no one really cares about you. Losing the Insight Bowl also stinks.

Advice to Senior ManagementProvde career paths for employees OTHER than in sales. Actions speak louder than words - quit telling employees about all the great opps at Insight - show them instead. Put more money into marketing, add headcount, create advertising campaigns. Compared to CDW we are booooring.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Terrible place to work terrible work environment no home work balance

Procurement (Former Employee)
Plano, TX (US)

I worked at Insight full-time for more than 10 years

Proscentrally located in the metroplex

Consterrible management, no work home balance, terrible work environment

Advice to Senior ManagementRemember your employees make you who you are treat them with respect and dignity

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to work until they decide you're expendable.

Systems Learning and Development Specialist (Current Employee)

I have been working at Insight full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood people for the most part, challenging work.

ConsRegular layoffs for no apparent reason.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Inside Sales (Former Employee)
Plano, TX (US)

I worked at Insight full-time for more than 8 years

ProsVacation time, Peers, Holiday pay

Consmanagement shifts, AE shifts, lack of company loyalty

Advice to Senior Managementna

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing place to work and grow

Account Manager (Current Employee)
Madrid (Spain)

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

ProsExciting work environment
Learning opportunities
Helpful colleagues
Great leadership

ConsToo many and long processes

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great sales school

Adobe Sales Specialist (Former Employee)
Montreal, QC (Canada)

I worked at Insight full-time for more than a year

ProsGood training program, company appreciates hard workers and individuals with high potential. Corporate culture is great.

ConsCompensation is quite low, company likes to hire junior sales people instead of experienced sales executives as they do not want to pay high base salaries. Excessive micro-management on the sales floor.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Poor leadership

Supervisor (Former Employee)
Tempe, AZ (US)

I worked at Insight full-time for more than a year

ProsThe team reporting to me did a great Job and was very hard working. The Technical team was extremely competent and was always willing to answer questions.

ConsI was terminated from my position for “Performance” I was past 90 days and had no negative reviews or disciplinary actions. Insight does not care about it’s people that work for them and do not follow their own policy.

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you are going to fire someone give them an opportunity to fix any issues that they may have but informing them of issues. Terminating someone with no documentation sets the company up for a discrimination law suit.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Think before you interview at this company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Insight

ProsThe Tempe location is nice.

ConsNot a good working environment due to unhealthy internal politics and lack of professionalism.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good people to work with but value message to customers lacking

Account Executive (Former Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I worked at Insight full-time for more than 3 years

ProsFull spectrum of solutions available for clients with strong service & delivery teams.

ConsGuardrail to guardrail management tendencies with sales being pulled into many different directions, management disconnected with regional teams at times, comp plan/benefits are constantly changing.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in your people

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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