- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at NARAS full-time (More than 5 years)RecommendsPositive OutlookDisapproves of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookDisapproves of CEO
Caring family atmosphere, with lots of perks (in-house concerts, early Friday closures over summer, random 401K bonuses.) You also get Grammy tickets.
Divided, disinterested upper management. Turf wars and tribal allegiances routinely trump common sense. While generally well-meaning, some key execs have little-to-no experience; a few are glaringly incompetent. The company has grown fat and lazy on TV network checks ... but disruption is coming.
Advice to Management
Set up clearly defined roles and get everyone rowing in the same direction. Fire C-level execs more interested in empire-building than company-building. Hire people with experience and reward performance (not politicking or tenure.)
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 days – interviewed at NARAS (Washington, DC) in January 2013.
Process was broken down into two phone interviews with executive director, administrative assistant, and assistant in Los Angeles. They all asked great questions and were very easy going. They were excited that I had a reference from a previous intern and welcomed me even at the interview stage.
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