I worked at Red HerringPros
Branding and reputation. Leading edge in the business of technology arena. Contacts and networking potential. Deal making. Great insight into C-level executive world. Great experience as a formative step in the industry.Cons
Mostly in a reactive mode as a company. Not harnessing well the huge potential it could have as a business model. Slightly old or out of date managerial structure. Not much potential in terms of personal career growth. Not adding extra value, neither on a personal nor a professional level, to retain best employees.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Improve information sharing and learn how to better delegate task across all levels from top to bottom. Adopt a more dynamic way of coping with market changes.Doesn't RecommendNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Red Herring.Interview Details
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).No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
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