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Clearwire Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.7 206 reviews

79% Approve of the CEO

Clearwire President & CEO Erik Prusch

Erik Prusch

(48 ratings)

36% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good pay and benefits for employees(in 5 reviews)

  • Challenging and fast-paced with multiple relationships and systems to balance out(in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/Life balance was hard when we were all working towards a common goal(in 18 reviews)

  • Hours are expected to be 11am-9pm 6 days a week, no work/life balance(in 5 reviews)

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    Interesting

    Director (Former Employee) Kirkland, WA

    ProsLots of growth in the business in a relatively short period of time. Fast paced business with many market launches and product and technology changes.

    Consdue to variety of funding cycles, there was a lot of stop/start activity over the years.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It's an ok job

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsDecent pay for the job performed
    Worked with awesome people

    ConsFire people constantly
    Super pushy about sales

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop being so pushy.

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

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    Amazing place to work!

    Systems Integration Engineer (Current Employee) Bellevue, WA

    ProsA great place to work and opportunity to grow.

    ConsLots of opportunity to grow career path.

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

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    Great place to work! Innovative!

    Financial Analyst (Current Employee) Bellevue, WA

    ProsOpen communication channels to and from top management. Culture allows free-flow of ideas and rewards risks. Multiple career paths available.

    ConsUncertainty over long term goals and business model. Profitability not yet achieved.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to determine long-term goals that will lead to profitability

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    fast paced, challenging envrionment provides growth opportunities and job satisfaction

    RF Engineer II (Former Employee) Irvine, CA

    Prosgrowth, challenging opportunities, good benefits and fast paced technology buildout

    Conswork life balance is average.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Overall a great experience!

    Operational Support (Former Employee) Bellevue, WA

    ProsSalary, Benefits, Co-workers, Environment and Passion

    ConsWork/Life balance was hard when we were all working towards a common goal

    Advice to Senior ManagementTrust your employees fully. Allow for more work/life balance. Lead them to success, don't micro manage them to fail.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fast, innovative, ability to affect change.

    General Manager (Former Employee) Bellevue, WA

    ProsGreat company culture. The place is lean with bright enthusiastic people. It's fast pace, benefits are good such as bonuses, and stock options.

    ConsWork life balance may be difficult as with most start-ups. Personal growth is hard because there are not many positions opened.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFigure out ways to help individuals grow instead of losing them because they are stuck in the same level/position for 5+ years.

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    Fast paced organization that provides employees with growth opportunities

    IT Manager (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    ProsCreative people always collaborating on new and exciting solutions to complex projects

    ConsFrequent uncertainty due to funding concerns

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Advancement Opportunities

    Project Manager (Former Employee) Bellevue, WA

    ProsThis company offered great advancement opportunites. Promotions for exceptional workers were made available. I would recommend to others for working with a similar company.

    ConsThis company has been bought out and is no longer in business, additionally this company had exceptional waste when it came to spending money, sometimes they also focused more on their sub-agents instead of their own employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good place to be

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood pay and benefits for employees

    Consthe wireless industry is very volitile

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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