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Corbis is turning the corner

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

I have been working at Corbis full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Co-workers are the biggest pro. The people here are great.
Challenging and fun products/projects
Flexible Hours
New CTO knows what he is doing and is already making an impact
Leveraging new tools/software, especially in the open source community

Cons

Compensation is not up to par
Hard to get raises

Advice to ManagementAdvice

None, I like the direction the company is heading

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    I'm embarrassed to work here

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Corbis full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    --Great product offering.
    --Talented and great people working here
    --Good work/life balance

    Cons

    --Senior leadership is MIA most of the time.
    --Zero communication from the top about anything. I haven't seen or heard from the CEO in months. Heads/VPs do nothing to communicate their teams' work or accomplishments.
    --Pay is not competitive
    --Annual layoffs (no exaggeration).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The old ways of licensing are no longer sustainable. Stop trying to keep it alive. Slow adaptation has prevented you from competing in this business while other companies have surged ahead. Only some bold shifts in strategy will save this company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Ups and downs...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Exciting field - the quality of the product Corbis is selling is unmatched in the industry.

    Cons

    Company has been going through a lot of downsizing lately. Seems like the best people are being let go or are leaving on their own (abandoning a sinking ship???). Employees show a lot of paranoia and most are keeping their resumes up-to-date!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    What is the real cost savings when the best resources are not retained? From the employee point-of-view, my job would be on-the-line if I was highly paid or over 50. If this is NOT reality, it certainly seems to be so for the employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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