- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at XPRIZE full-time (more than a year)Pros
1. This job has provided great work-life balance.
2. Benefits and compensation packages that rival for-profit companies.
3. Beautiful work space.
4. Doing work that matters.
5. Plenty of opportunities to get involved.Cons
Negative personalities from disgruntled employees who constantly complain. If they focused less on problems, they could actually be part of the solution. Maybe they are coming from a place of passion, of really wanting this to be the best possible place, but that is not the way to do it. I've worked many places, and they really have no idea how good we have it here.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Some people in management roles are the ones who complain about XPRIZE. That trickles down to staff. So to upper management, I would seriously take a look at who is doing that.
I know most of the employees are working really, really hard, and the majority of us LOVE OUR JOBS! Unfortunately, I think the negative people are louder.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
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X PRIZE's mission is to boldly go where no one has gone before. The foundation set a $10 million prize for the first privately financed team to build a spaceship able to travel 62 miles (100km) into space two consecutive times within a two week period. Mojave Aerospace Ventures won the ANSARI X prize in October 2004 when its SpaceShipOne craft reached 360,000 feet. X PRIZE plans to organize further annual space vehicle competitions with the goal of jump-starting the space tourism industry, much like what the Orteig Prize (which offered a $25,000 prize to the first person...