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Politics galore quick wins dominate culture

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at AVG Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

free lunch, nice location, neat ideas, smart people

Cons

politics galore, self interest running wild, not a lot of fun making money off search in a toolbar that is hard to get rid of. Not real rewarding to fight games in the office and with HQ all the time

Advice to Management

Cut down the barriers and build packages and exits for people that don't encourage just quick wins, find new ways to make money other than toolbars users can't get rid of, hire some real management that cares

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  1. Helpful (4)

    New public company that does not understand the market

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    Former Employee - Sales in Chelmsford, MA
    Former Employee - Sales in Chelmsford, MA

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits - Health and Dental and 401K. Probably the best in the industry. Excellent people - Will remain in contact with numerous former employees Good brand recognition - potential customers know about AVG. Above average technology. Has a good/great product.

    Cons

    With the company recently becoming public, only corporate got to take advantage, no rewards for the employees. Employees worried about the daily phone calls then building relationships with customers and long term success. Little to none career advancement High turnover rate and managers from the UK/Czech lack the knowledge of the US market

    Advice to Management

    The product has excellent brand recognition, decide whether you want to give the product away or focus on the business market. Offer Employee stock options to further support employee success. Work on employee morale and customer satisfaction and have corporate understand the US market.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Fun, dynamic, high-growth company

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    Current Employee - Chief Policy Officer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Chief Policy Officer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at AVG Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Past-paced, dynamic, interesting work, great leadership. Working on protecting consumers and kids online.

    Cons

    Recently gone public, which limits some of the edginess of the company. Government decisions will have impact and the company continue to innovate quickly.

    Advice to Management

    Grow the company faster!!! Great innovation which needs to be showcased more.


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