Active Network

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Good place to work overall with one caveat...pay

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Former Employee - Developer in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Developer in San Diego, CA

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

Pros

Great culture within the Development organization, flexible work environment, reasonably decent benefits, lunch time workouts, young workers, nice facilities. This is a great place to work if money is not all that important to you.
Also, contrary to other reviews, there is plenty of opportunity to move around but you have to take the initiative and learn the skills necessary for the job that you want.

Cons

Look at the financial statements, money is tight. The pay is below market and raises are almost non-existent. I was a top performer for 4 years and I averaged around 3.5%/yr. Bonuses for the most part are strictly for top performers and they're usually disappointing. I once went to pickup my bonus from one of the VPs and as he handed me the check he said "you must have done something really special, not many of these going around this year" - It was $1k.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I would suggest that you simply review your pay scales and the notion of "pay for performance". Every year you talk about "pay for performance" but then it never happens. You can only motivate people so much with "employee recognition programs" and little perks, people want to get paid. Also, as a public company, we see how much you get paid! So you can imagine how we feel when we're told there is no money for raises and then we see you sell a million dollars worth of stock. How about stock options for regular employees?

This may sound harsh but lay some people off. Expectations for employees are too low. Cut the weak performers and redundant employees loose, dump the load on the top performers, pay them more, and maybe you will turn a profit.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Active Purchased Us. It's been good.

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    Current Employee - Middle Manager in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Middle Manager in Irving, TX

    I have been working at Active Network full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great location in Las Colins, TX
    Friendly co-workers and team atmosphere
    Part of a larger organization
    Meaningful work helping the church community

    Cons

    I don't have any cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Not bad!!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reservation Agent - Work At Home in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Current Employee - Reservation Agent - Work At Home in Saratoga Springs, NY

    I have been working at Active Network part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I get to work from home, which means saving on gas and car expenses. The job is interesting and I get to deal with a lot of people. Customers are nice most of the time. Management is great and is willing to work with you.

    Cons

    Pay is low ($7.50 per hour)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maybe the pay could be a little higher.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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