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Helpful (2)

Good product, bad mid-sr level level management

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at GovDelivery full-time (more than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

The product is great and works well. They have a niche market.

Cons

mid-sr level management lacks management skills. I wasn't allowed to do what I was hired for and when I suggested new ideas, I was shot down and then let go for no reason. My manager didn't know how to manage people very well.

Advice to Management

Take some management seminars and communicate with your employees to try to help them before just pulling the plug.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Best kept Secret in the Twin Cities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Chief Operating Officer in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Chief Operating Officer in Saint Paul, MN

    I have been working at GovDelivery full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great success with Gov in USA and NW Europe....strong engineering and marketing....recent focus on sales is paying off. Customer service is very strong.

    Cons

    Too few people know about the company or its footprint. With over 500 customers including some of the most significant federal organizations, the company should move from the "best kept secret" to "look at us"

    Advice to Management

    Strive for simplicity

  2. Helpful (3)

    Great service, with excessive employee turnover

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

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great service for city and county governments, federal agencies, helps citizens stay connected with city hall and know more about what's happening.

    Cons

    Excessive turnover is disconcerting to current employees in all depts. Sudden management decisions and changes are often made without explanation.

    Advice to Management

    Avoid micromanagement. Give direction and then stand back and let people do their jobs.

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