Active Network

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4 people found this helpful  

Disinterested managament

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA

I worked at Active Network full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Freedom to create, no micromanagement

Cons

- No management whatsoever
- Management was disinterested in me as a person
- I felt abandoned; a little input from time to time would have been greatly appreciated
 -Although I knew I produced a high volume of quality work, an occasional compliment or word of recognition would have gone a long way.
 - The Active Network is not on my list of "Best Places to Work".
 - Working at Active was draining...nighty meetings averaged three times a week with China.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Manage PEOPLE.
Encourage PEOPLE.
Value PEOPLE.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Former gem of an employer has turned very sour after going public

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Active Network full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - "Walks the walk" in terms of promoting a healthy lifestyles
    - Good benefits and PTO once you're there for a few years
    - Great people in the trenches

    Cons

    - New C-level management has verbally told employees "I don't care about you, and some of you will be fired"
    - Going public, along with subsequent C-level hirings has KILLED morale
    - The previously unmatched culture has all but disappeared
    - Upper management has put ridiculous pressure on all levels of employee thanks to maniacally-unrealistic timeframes for huge, consumer-facing projects

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I'm not sure there is anything that can be done to save the company. Its former glory will probably never be regained.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Least corporate corporate company ever.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Representative in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Technical Support Representative in Boulder, CO

    I have been working at Active Network

    Pros

    Good opportunity for advancement
    Great company culture
    Good office location in Boulder
    Flexible managers
    Great work environment, fun people
    Good software development

    Cons

    Clients can be somewhat demanding
    Schedules in support are not flexible, breaks and lunches need to be taken at certain times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    HR is already working on it, but we need more visibility into the structure of the company, who to contact for opportunities.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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