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Working with a good team
SENIOR IMPLEMENTATION CONSULTANT (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC26 May 2019
Typical day at work include client calls and selected weeks for full day client training. Management is still running the company like a small business, however, culture has improved drastically since I started three years ago. Advancement in the company is only easier if your department actually has the man power for you to move around. That said, I've thoroughly enjoyed working with my team, everyone covers for each other. Inter-departmental processes and policies are being established but has a lot of work still to be done.
Pros
Good opportunities in the market for parks and recreation.
Cons
Bad communication between departments
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Great team work and culture
Director of Digital Marketing (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC30 January 2019
Perfectmind has a great workplace culture and people work as a team. There is opportunity to learn a great deal and advance in the company. Management is always there to hep when needed
Pros
Free Martial Arts training
Cons
long hours
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Good for Experience Only
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC18 December 2018
Good place to to grow experience when you are fresh out of school. Once you feel you are not learning, Leave as soon as you can cause there are no opportunity for growth there.
Pros
Flexible Hours, Nice people
Cons
Low Salaries, Expensive parking, No Growth Opportunities
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Good Company to work
Chief Operating Officer (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC26 November 2018
Perfect mind is the company in technology which has been grown rapidly . As a person who work with executive level I always feel peace and comfort and joy to work with them . Team working and good environment is the major key to work
Pros
team working; peacefully environment ; fast growing
Cons
competitive environment
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High growth lots of challenges
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC2 July 2018
Typical start-up with a lot of turn over and lack of focus. New product that wasn't fully backed made for challenging deployments and some tough sales cycles.
Pros
Comp
Cons
Mico Management
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Great company growing fast
HR Manager (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC15 May 2018
This is a great company that is growing fast. Lots of opportunity to to grow into more senior positions as the company moves to structured employee development programs.
Pros
Fast Growth
Cons
Structure
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It is the place to grow this
Product Development (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC23 April 2018
Work at PerfectMind is challenging and satisfying. A lot is happening everyday and most of it is cause there is always more work than people. The company is always looking for good talent and hiring for multiple positions.

Everyday there is a new learning opportunity at PerfectMind. The system and service provided as the company's main product is complex and has been developed over many years taking over a competitor which has been in the market for over 20 years. You can count on learning something technical every day and the team is using new technologies and tools at a very fast pace.

Management is varied depending the team you are part of. Some are seasoned managers with good knowledge and experience on leading teams and some are new but willing to learn. The company used to have a flat organization structure but is moving towards two-four levels of management. Obviously not all processes are defined between teams and departments.

The workplace culture is also forming as the teams are growing but overall everyone is helpful and friendly. It is not a big enough company to have politics and the speed of work requires less heavy processes which leads to less politics. A young and energetic team results in a homely environment with lots of social activities.

The most challenging part of work at PerfectMind is the amount of work compared to the number of people doing it. There is always something that has to be prioritized and something delayed for future.

Satisfaction comes when work is delivered to clients and we see how we have made a difference in the lives
  more... of our neighbors and people living in cities and using the Parks and Recreational facilities or the martial arts schools or yoga classes near them.The focus is health and wellness services which is a good thing to be a part of.  less
Pros
Good people to work with
Cons
Not enough good people for the amounts of work
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Good place if you are looking for beer fridays
Support (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC14 January 2018
this a good place to work if you are iranian.

upper management clearly have preferences regarding teams and individuals

workload and clients increase, our salary does not
Pros
not much
Cons
a lot
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High Standards
Sales (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC15 September 2017
Professional environment, beautiful office, healthy snacks, corporate culture , friendly atmosphere. Taking care of employee and offering multiple benefits, customer focused,
Pros
High standards of workplace
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Great place to work
Technical support (Current Employee) –  Burnaby, BC13 September 2017
This is a very fast growing place. I'm learning many new things every single day and during almost one year working at perfectMind I could improve my tech knowledge very well.
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The Not So “Perfect” Mind
Annoymous (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC11 May 2017
It all comes down to the Executive Team,and their lack of understanding how to run an organization.
Don't ruin your career and don't waste your time!
Pros
Nothing to add. The worst organization I have come across in any shape and form.
Cons
The lack of structure, processes, resources, attention, and appreciation make your daily job a living nightmare.
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implementation specialist (Former Employee) –  North Vancouver, BC23 March 2017
This company is so bad that I felt like writing a review!! It is awful! From the vision down and up, management is terrible. Their product and practices are bad and the work environment is plain horrific.
Pros
nothing
Cons
everything
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Backwards Thinking - No Future for Great Talent
Annoymous (Current Employee) –  North Vancouver, BC5 December 2016
here are so many cons to list, it will require more space than allowed to list but here we go...

1) Upper Management are the key to such dissatisfaction
2) Salary Ranges & Benefits - are below industry standards and they don't seem to care, or feel it's an issue. Nothing will change on this front
3) Lack integrity when it comes to selling the product -
4)Favoritism is displayed for some employees who have been loyal, even though they are not the right fit for their role.
5) Lack of training
6) Lack of open and honest feedback
7) Cultural issues - the owner and the entire management team are persian and they truly do not want to be coached or told how to improve things
8) Lack of empowerment - Managers that are hired to run their departments are not able to - you need to be simply a "messenger" not a leader and impact change. This why the Director of Sales, Sales Manager's, Customer Support Managers, Digital Marketing Manager and VP of Product have all left.
9) Ridiculously cheap - even when we have social hour, the drinks are being distributed, one by one, not allowed to have more than what is given. Coffee/Food/Office Supplies are locked up and not available to obtain freely - we have to ask for everything. This individual is constantly turning off our office lights throughout the day, plus at the end of the evening - he does this religiously, thinking that he is saving the company money...He is constantly monitoring people's schedules and will report them to their manager, if they leave 15 mins early
Pros
Not many to report
Cons
Too many to list - see review
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Horrible!!
Grunt (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC26 October 2016
Don't apply here. Bunch of Iranian's that don't understand how to run a business. They have no direction. People quit once a week. It's a revolving door. Worst 2yrs of my life wasted
Pros
Couple good people
Cons
Too many to explain
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Toxic environment
Sales (Current Employee) –  North Vancouver, BC13 April 2016
The "management" here are by far at the bottom of the barrel. Fear is the main way they get you to do things. They find any way they can to not pay you owed money. Watch out if you make a mistake......the CEO himself will comedown on you... Sad really...
Pros
None
Cons
Fearful toxic environment. Office space is dirty, dark and in need of renovations. All the managers are family.
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Fun Atmosphere
Sales Development Representative (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC4 March 2016
- The people really made the company.
- Small Business Processes.
- Managers are respectful.
- Cold calling.
- Friday social hour.
Pros
People and free fruit and coffee
Cons
Can be monotonous at times
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Far too political
Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC27 July 2013
Comes from a martial arts past, still has some of the dojo vibe. Yes, you just read that about a software company. Perfect Mind is owned by Champions Way, a martial arts software company.
While Perfect Mind is actually a pretty cool application, you can tell the CEO is a martial arts instructor. The company pushes people very hard, without much reward. Most staff are very underpaid, while some are obviously overpaid. There are some great people there, but the best ones usually leave. The work experience is probably the best part about Perfect Mind... you can usually find a decent paying job afterwards with your work experience there.
Pros
Fruit, coffee, minor medical benefits, occasional social outings
Cons
Long hours, low pay, high pressure, poor management
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