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Going in the wrong direction...

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA

I worked at Callaway Golf full-time

Pros

short hours, fun employee base, if you like golf its cool to see all the pros, decent pay, free range balls, benefits still ok but way worse than they used to be, nice office location

Cons

Sr Management, very few employees left, annual layoffs, marketing, sku proliferation, unrealistic expectations of performance, lose money annually, no bonuses (well you can earn them but the goals are unrealistic), no great tour players

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I think the company might be doing some things correct by getting out of a ton of businesses that never made money (just not sure why they waited so long). They need to fix the marketing quick and somehow find a way to create demand for their products. Consumers are being trained that they can wait 3 months and get the same products for way less. Ideally they find a PE group to take them private so they arent constantly chasing numbers that are unrealistic.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    It was good while it lasted

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carlsbad, CA

    I worked at Callaway Golf full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Organized compared to other companies
    Descent pay
    Good benifits
    Clean and professional environment

    Cons

    Bad decision making by old upper managment
    Bad marketing

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Sr Developer,SAP BW and Reporting systems

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    Current Employee - Senior Developer, SAP BW and Reporting Systems in Carlsbad, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Developer, SAP BW and Reporting Systems in Carlsbad, CA

    I have been working at Callaway Golf full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Exposure to the entire end to end business process
    Open door policy
    Polite people, easy work environment

    Cons

    this company has potential but is not growing at its full potential

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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