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Work hard, but enjoy it!

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Former Employee - Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
Former Employee - Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I worked at Critical Path full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great commitment to technology. Develop to international standards. Great people and camaraderie. Managers trust the teams to do a good job and this creates a culture of learning and knowledge sharing.

Cons

Strategic direction needs clear communication.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen more. The employees are knowledgable and innovative. Explain strategy.

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  1.  

    Good temporary experience, not a career move

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    Former Employee - Sales Engineer
    Former Employee - Sales Engineer

    I worked at Critical Path

    Pros

    Good exposure across diverse teams in a dynamic environment. Leading edge technology (at the time). Varied responsibilities, so get good foundation in technology and business.

    Cons

    Financial problems impacted customer confidence to buy. Constantly changing environment in terms of business direction and personnel changes. Difficult to compete in same space as IBM, Microsoft etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on doing better market research to drive core business direction. Evaluate customer successes to influence future markets to pursue.

    Doesn't Recommend
  2.  

    Not sure how much longer they can hold on

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Critical Path

    Pros

    Benefits and salary were generous, but I am overall glad not to be tethered to this sinking ship any longer.

    Cons

    Critical Path was once a market darling with hundreds of employees worldwide. They have fallen significantly due to mis-management. I suppose some kudos must be given to the current team for trying to hold things together. Credit for that also must go to the Asian investors who against all apparent sense have continued to dump money into the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    At this point, simply keep on trying to hone your focus. You've shed all of the extraneous business interests picked up during your glory days and gained cash from that - discover who CPTH really is and push that.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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