CHARGED.fm

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CHARGED.fm Reviews

Updated October 29, 2014
Updated October 29, 2014
10 Reviews
3.5
10 Reviews
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  1.  

    Potential company, Nice team members

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Back-End Web PHP Developer in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Back-End Web PHP Developer in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at CHARGED.fm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I have gained much experience from this company, and everyone here is so nice. I like to work with them. The pressure is not too huge here.

    Cons

    Maybe the work place is not very comfortable, because it's a start-up, so we can understand this. And it's growing very fast, I think it will be better in the future.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very Fulfilling Work Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at CHARGED.fm full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are really great opportunities to take control and really make a difference at CHARGED.fm. With a small, dedicated team, your work is constantly visible and meaningful. The small team might mean more pressure, but it's far more fulfilling once the job is done. Everyone is on board and very easy to work with.

    Cons

    Sometimes the structure can be lax, but when you work with self-starters like the employees here, that really isn't much of a problem.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    As long as everyone is focused and on the same page, things will continue to look up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Management needs to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Designer in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Designer in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at CHARGED.fm full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Laid back environment and given complete autonomy on your projects so you can make a dramatic impact from day 1!

    Cons

    Pay often delayed by several months. Management not the most upfront with issues the company is dealing with and take employee priorities lightly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to pay on time and have better communication in order for other to take your company seriously.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Coolest Tech Job in Brooklyn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Front-End Developer
    Former Employee - Front-End Developer

    I worked at CHARGED.fm full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Environment, Development team, and staff. Indoor radio station and great venue for upcoming music artist. Relaxed business casual environment.

    Cons

    No Cons this company is great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Terrible exp!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - PHP Web Developer in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - PHP Web Developer in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at CHARGED.fm part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Ok, good to learn!
    Team members are good though

    Cons

    It has terrible management of accounts!
    Salary often late!! late by like 1 month at times!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please treat this company seriously!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    Got exposed to high pressure work, which is good for learning.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Backend PHP Developer in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Backend PHP Developer in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at CHARGED.fm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Brilliant learning curve.
    - Excellent team to work with
    - Lots of opportunity to grow

    Cons

    - Salary is too low.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Please improve the salary structure

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Great Editorial Experience!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Editorial Intern in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Editorial Intern in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at CHARGED.fm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - First-rate hands-on editorial experience. NO FILING! NO COFFEE RUNS!
    -Great staff, laid back but still professional
    -Enthusiastic and passionate about company platform and concept
    -You get to research and choose what you write about
    -Management cared about individual voices and supported personal interest writing
    -Flexible with work hours, location, personal commitments
    -Management encouraged editorial interns to write on a variety of genres and take on different roles within the team
    -Nurturing and positive environment with only constructive criticism, never harsh/nor debilitating

    Cons

    - Little structure to a typical work day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More face-to-face interaction between interns and staff during the day would be productive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Fun

    Former Employee - Product Management Intern in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Product Management Intern in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at CHARGED.fm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Thet atmosphere is really laid backed, the employees are fun and knowledgeable, my supervisor was willing to answer all questions and hear my ideas, Learned a whole bunch.

    Cons

    Not much to do during down time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just make sure your interns feel like they add value to the company like I did and I think you'll do alright

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Good but needs more direction

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Writing Intern
    Former Employee - Writing Intern

    I worked at CHARGED.fm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The employees were very friendly and helpful. Everyone was incredibly passionate about the work they were doing and excited about making changes for the positive.

    Cons

    I wasn't sure if I was actually contributing much in terms of original content. The articles I wrote for the magazine were basically rehashes of existing articles.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go for quality over quantity in terms of magazine articles. This would help CHARGED.fm stand out in a sea of similar online magazines.

    Recommends
  11.  

    Dishonest and misleading

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Internship in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Internship in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at CHARGED.fm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great concept and positive enthusiasm for what they are doing

    Cons

    Lack professionalism, Poor communication, and mismanaged

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Honesty is the best policy so I would practice that as well is proper communication between applicants

    Doesn't Recommend

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