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Could have been a great company if not destroyed by Bob Marino

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Former Employee - Senior Management  in  Louisville, KY
Former Employee - Senior Management in Louisville, KY

I worked at CafePress full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

great team, great vision and great market

Cons

Really bad judgement on hiring by the founders

Advice to ManagementAdvice

too late, the ship already sailed.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Smart and Good people, Good technology, but management has horrible people skills and won't take advice.

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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Role  in  San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Role in San Mateo, CA

    I worked at CafePress full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good technology to work with and grow skills in new areas. Many great people and innovators in the company early on that were amazing to work with.

    Cons

    Technical people promoted to justify higher salaries, but given no training on how to manage or coach people. Bad personality mixes in teams led to many confrontational situations that hindered productivity. The CEO comes from the food industry, and views everyone like disposable factory workers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to people in the trenches who are doing the work, to experts that are already employed and vested in the company future. Too many projects are done in a vacuum, without

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Work for another company if you can

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    Former Employee - Marketing  in  San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Mateo, CA

    I worked at CafePress full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice weather, casual attire, clean atmosphere

    Cons

    Disorganized and disrespectful management that look down on you, no growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give credit to those that are under you and stop being so arrogant.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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