Socket Communications

  www.socketmobile.com
  www.socketmobile.com

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Socket Communications President, CEO, and Director Kevin J. Mills
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    Please don't work here.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA

    I have been working at Socket Communications

    Pros

    Any easy going place if you are one of the Gifford family. Chance to play with variety of mobile devices. A great place if you want to explore your laziness, ability to lie and general incompetence. Friday morning pastries are the one bright spot in the week. You may probably get a free phone when you start. If you are a biker or a golfer, you can easily come work here.

    Cons

    Absolutely incompetent management. Over 10 quarters of losses. Lot of employees with 'family' connections. There is no one single major bad thing apart from the inability of the management to execute effectively. All sales targets are missed every quarter with no corresponding changes in sales or in management. Upper management is either obsessed with biking or with golf. Don't expect to get paid top dollar for your efforts.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior management has been in their position for a very long time and have taken steps for their own benefit rather than for the benefit of the company. Needs fresh blood.

    Doesn't Recommend

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Website www.socketmobile.com
Headquarters Newark, CA
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

Socket Mobile plugs expansion devices. The company provides PC and CompactFlash cards for handheld and notebook computers. Its products include peripheral connection and Ethernet cards. It also offers handheld computers, bar code scanners and scanner cards, and cards for digital phones, as well as embedded products, including Bluetooth modules and interface chips. Socket Mobile's largest sales segment, mobile peripheral products, accounts for about half of its revenues. The segment encompasses bar code scanners, data collection plug-in cards, and serial interface... More

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