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On a sinking ship, no one is safe (except the Captains)

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Bloomspot

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- Amazing people - Fun, young vibe - Located in SOMA blocks from the ballpark

Cons

- Mid and Upper Management is reckless and inexperienced - Job Safety is a huge issue and causes high anxiety among employees - Surprisingly, the internet is always going down which makes an internet based sales job frustrating - Comp plan was always changing and being 'adjusted' = again, new company and a bit reckless

Advice to Management

Take responsibility for reckless decisions. Next time you are faced with yet another big layoff, look towards your mid and upper management and take into consideration the choices that have been made at the expense of employees. Also, when a big change is made, don't glaze over the issue and answer with a 'non-answer'. Be direct and honest.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Unprofessional Management Team

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Bloomspot

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Mostly fun team members willing to help out when you're in the weeds

    Cons

    Most unprofessional management team I've ever been associated with; no job security unless a favorites. Non existent HR.

    Advice to Management

    Start over with senior management. This is the 21st century - you don't motivate by fear and abuse.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Everything was great except the model and the ability for the comapny to monetize.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Bloomspot

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People are amazing, freedom to do your job, no micromanaging, product is ok.

    Cons

    No job security, business model might fail, so they company is scrambling, so things like comp structure change CONSTANTLY.

    Advice to Management

    Nice guys who are doing a terrible job at building an awesome, successful company. With the 3 rounds of major lay-offs, everyone's job is changing, and everyone thinks it sucks. With the sales team being the life blood of the company, they should have considered keeping them a bit more happy, i.e. not firing everyone and leaving the rest to carry the burden. Everyone is certainty looking for other jobs at this point. Moral sucks.


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