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No work life balance
Global Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Playa Vista, CAAugust 15, 2017
Typical workday is never typical, it changes from day to day and from hour to hour.

When emails arrive, at all hours of the day/night/weekend/vacation, you are expected to respond. Not respond is frowned upon and you will be called out by your supervisor in front of others for not answering in a timely response or at all.

Workplace culture can be argumentative, even confrontational. This "tear you down mentality" is tolerated and one particular manager lives by this and prides themselves in this.

The amount of work does not equal a fair salary. To say that this company believes in work life balance is a false statement.
Pros
N/a
Cons
Lack of leadership support - no training provided, more of a sink or swim mentality
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Belkin was great!
Director of Channel Sales (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CAJuly 18, 2017
Belkin is a great company to work for. Great people, products, workplace and more... Opportunity for advancement and growth. Great pay and they treat their people fairly. The office is also in a great location.
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Fast paced
Senior Financial Analyst (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CAJuly 16, 2017
Worked with good, intelligent people. Adaptive, collaborative culture. Fast paced and busy due to need to be responsive to the consumer electronics market.
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fast pace but laid back
Data Entry Clerk (Former Employee) –  Plainfield, INJune 28, 2017
i loved my job. i wish i was still living in the area to continue working there, we shipped with fedex and ups. i learned everything there. i started with no experiences and caught on very fast.
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fast paced place to work
Tech support Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Culver City, CAApril 27, 2017
Answered incoming customer calls and provided assistance with registration, email creation, physical line signal testing, modem/filter set-up, plus email, browser, and modem troubleshooting. Interact and coordinate with other departments to resolve customer issues. Interpret customer records and repair tickets, utilized join.me to remotely configure and troubleshoot client’s equipment, and training. Utilize multiple computers and databases to keep records of the results of customer call
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I loved working for Belkin
Inside Sales Supervisor - Retail Channel (Former Employee) –  Playa Vista, CASeptember 20, 2016
I had many different positions at Belkin and I enjoyed them all, I was will Belkin for 11 yrs It was a Great family oriented company. Always coming up with great new products
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Standard DC Job
Operations Analyst (Former Employee) –  Plainfield, INJuly 9, 2016
Good job to learn operations in a DC but no upward mobility unless you are willing to wait for people above you to leave or retire.
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productive
QA Test Engineer (Current Employee) –  laSeptember 17, 2015
good place with good people to work. nice troubleshooting skills of the team when they work together. manager are nice and are supportive in nature.
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Worst company I ever been to.
Supply (Former Employee) –  PlayaOctober 17, 2014
The mgmt is so unorganized who don't have any plan on anything. They would hire you and let u go in several months bc of sales decline to just make their balance sheet better. So no job security at all. People are horrible, mean and full of attitude. Suppliers HATE them. Don't work for this company!
Pros
No
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good ideas with no strategy
Assistant (Former Employee) –  Playa VistaSeptember 15, 2014
some great ideas in this place, but there is no strategy in any arenas of the business. poor upper management is never reprimanded but there are constant re-orgs every quarter making it impossible to advance.
Pros
lack of strategy, poor upper management, re orgs every quarter make is challenging to advance at all
Cons
some really great people and ideas, nice campus
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Friendly co-workers, unprofessional management
Assistant Product Manager (Current Employee) –  Playa Vista, CAAugust 25, 2014
You had to make yourself useful otherwise you'll be replaced or let go. Management doesn't communicate with everyone else until something actually happens.
Pros
Friendly staff; indoor parking; onsite cafe
Cons
Management; Lack of growth opportunity
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Fun place to work
TEMP\ Lift opetrator (Former Employee) –  Indianapolis, INApril 28, 2014
Would've been a good job but it was temporary. Management was good plenty of work and overtime just no permanent jobs.
Pros
Huge company
Cons
temp job
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Excellent growth company
Director, Demand Planning and Inventory Management (Former Employee) –  Compton, CAFebruary 8, 2014
Highly motivated think out of the box company riding on the Apple phone/ipad wave.

Cutthroat and morally questionale upper mgt tactics caused .low morale which was hard to overturn thorugh change mgt and motivational techniques.
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just a warehouse position
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) –  Plainfield, INAugust 1, 2013
just was told to go to locations in warehouse to pick skids and to place them in other locations for the pickers in the towers
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Amazing people, but heavy on office politics
Web Content Specialist (Current Employee) –  Playa Vista, CAApril 2, 2013
Belkin has an attractive work / life balance, but advancement is more of a game of luck and who's recently left the company.
Pros
on-site chef, yoga, pilates
Cons
disorganized, reactive not proactive
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Great place to learn all facets of a manufacturing company
Business Development Representative (Former Employee) –  Playa Vista, CAFebruary 14, 2013
Not only did I do sales here, but I worked with AP/AR on a regular basis, learned about forecasting and also product development
Pros
good place to work
Cons
unstable
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