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Typical big company culture

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Great place to gain experience and knowledge.

Cons

Slow to move. Typical big company bureaucracy to get anything done.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be focused, be nimble and move fast. It's OK to not make everyone happy, but move fast and make quick decisive decisions. Don't be extreme but create a little bit of culture where you either move up or move out (keep people on their toes)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    typical

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pockets of good, interesting and challenging work. Nice gym, cafes are healthy.

    Cons

    Certainly not better than other companies in the valley in terms stability, morale, compensation, or benefits. Not a bad company for 3-5 years...if you are there longer than that you are under paid and they would rather let you walk. Politics has an impact on day-to-day work. Managers are hit and miss, and with all the turnover, mostly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Time for a bold investment in your human capital.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Team Leader

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Experience, Average plus Salary compared to market

    Cons

    Heavy work, work in feats

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add power to engineers

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