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Alex S. Vieux
2 Ratings
  • Company terribly ineffective but get exposed to other innovative companies and technologies.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Red Herring full-time (More than 3 years)


    Annual travel to Amsterdam, Hong Kong, LA was a perk. Get exposed to many innovative companies and their technologies. Build great contacts.


    Leadership terribly ineffective and ranges on the socieopathic. Pay usually late, sometimes by months. Leadership does not listen to employee feedback. Company culture not supportive.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to feedback. Be open about employee approaches to solving challenges. Be more realistic about deadlines and listen to employee suggestions about how to get them done.

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
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    Easy Interview


    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Red Herring.


    Applied through school's website, got their email invitation for an interview, it was a phone interview, and the interviewer seemed to be less prepared than I was. When asked about the structure of the company, the person said everyone does a little bit of everything, which got me concerned about their specialization and efficiency. A second round interview came weeks later. It was a department head, a very nice person, and we had an enjoyable conversation. But from our conversation, I sensed this company is kind of struggling (and my later research proved this point).

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Headquarters La Jolla, CA
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Competitors Future US, Gruner + Jahr

"Red Herring" doesn't want to divert your attention from the real issue: technology. The tech-focused magazine covers technology issues, trends, and companies, as well as the entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who back them. It also publishes the Red Herring 100 lists, which annually name the top privately held technology startup firms. Red Herring's other operations include a Web site, newsletters, research reports, and conferences. Multimedia content on includes slide shows, blogs, videocasts, and podcasts. The company is owned by ... More

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