GoGrid Cloud Hosting

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Great Place to learn. Stagnant company growth lacking ingenuity in market place .

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Former Employee - Sales in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Sales in San Francisco, CA

I worked at GoGrid Cloud Hosting full-time (less than a year)

Pros

You can essentially get your industry knowledge of cloud services here but you wont get it from management . You have to learn from techs, support, and systems folks.

Cons

At the helm there is very little in catering to the market place.Unwilling to adapt with what market actually needs is killing growth. Passing off a half baked solution as full fledged and turnkey is what kills this place. The folks at the head of product, and marketing ( vp's and managers) are completely out of touch with the actual customer base and lack industry knowledge . This makes sales efforts trivial and damages good people that have a passion to succeed in this space.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire VP's of Sales and marketing that know the space and pay them well. Stop hiring people in management that takes 2 to 3 years until you figure out they have no clue what they are doing. Build brand loyalty, it is not about the products or technology, but how you make it easier for customers do business with you.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Sales a Sinking Ship

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Sales in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Sales in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at GoGrid Cloud Hosting full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Free lunch on Friday. Nice benefits. Good place to get your foot in the door into an IaaS provider.

    Cons

    There isn't a realistic vision how to grow sales. Management is clueless. Lost the start up culture to macho sales environment that doesn't mix well with tech team.

    Lots of turn over.

    The CEO is a tech guy, not a sales guy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to veteran employees. If you ask opinions don't disregard them.

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

    Could be better

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

    I have been working at GoGrid Cloud Hosting

    Pros

    Location is ideal
    No micromanagement
    Flexibility to create or establish your own role

    Cons

    Over worked and underpaid
    Culture is changing too quickly and there's new employee older employee tensions
    Company direction is reactionary
    Company thinks its an 800 lbs gorilla and it's not

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look internally to support much needed infrastructures. You can't grow the business if you don't fix the problems with the internal systems.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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