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Helio is innovative and place where you can make a difference. You could see your imput impact the bottom line if you served as a business partner. Everyone worked together to make the company successful and was more than willing to share thier knowledge in just about all areas. The environment was relaxed, but fast paced - definately a start up environment. If you had the drive there were lots to learn at Helio.
There were definately people that hid in teh background doing just enough to get by while others really tried to drive the business. Informaiton sharing was sometimes not there due to the nature of the business, which could be fustrating when you were trying so hard to make the company successfull. While Helio had some aspects of a start up (large vacation package, casual dress, highly intelligent motivated people) it lacked what you read about at other large start ups. Sometimes Sr. Management were not all on the sam page.
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HELIO is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), which markets wireless voice and data services primarily to the 18-to-32-year-old demographic. Services are made possible through a partnership with network operator Sprint Nextel. HELIO also sells a proprietary wireless device of the same name. In addition to standard data services like email and text messaging, it offers such wireless content as digital city maps and social networking through deals with Google and MySpace among others. The company, which boasts about 70,000 subscribers, makes sales online, through its...