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keane Inc as an employer

How is Keane as an employer?

Thursday, September 18, 2003

It's great.  They pay me lots of money and I get to order people around all day.  You'll love it.

Keane Inc.'s CEO
Thursday, September 18, 2003

Can I apply for a job?

What is the website address?


Thursday, September 18, 2003

Google tells me this is the address:

And their website tells me this is the careers page:

Mark T A W .com
Thursday, September 18, 2003

Perhaps they have changed, but in the late 90's (when I first got into the software business) I knew a bunch of people who worked at Keane. I heard nothing but horror stories - things like how Keane would make you pay for your own training, how they were very impersonal (a 'sweatshop atmosphere' is how one person described it) and I know at least one person who left to return to a lower-paying job because they hated working at Keane so much.

That said, most of the folks I know did fairly entry-level technical support (Keane used to handle much of the lower-level tech support for Microsoft, such as Win95 support), and it looks like Keane has since gotten out of the tech support business. Maybe things are better for more technical jobs, such as programming.

Anyway, I'd be cautious...

Friday, September 19, 2003

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