Leap Wireless

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Fast-moving frustration

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Leap Wireless

Pros

Solid product focus and a better understanding of cost containment than most wireless companies. Leap's business model is truly more efficient than that of most competitors.

Cons

Project management is very immature. Most new initiatives are a deadly combination of firefighting and death march. Office politics soar to new heights, and it's unfortunately true that one's success depends mostly on who you know and are friendly with rather than actual skill level. There's something of a history of tolerance for misconduct among senior staff, but that tolerance absolutely does not extend to the junior levels of the organization.

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    Great place great people to work with

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Leap Wireless full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Got to work with some of the best teams.

    Cons

    long hours and lots of work after hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    AT&T look very carefully at who you retain

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Leap Wireless full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can't really think of any at this time. A few years ago this was a good company, now it is a sinking ship.

    Cons

    Moral is horrible, people are overworked doing projects that don't matter at this point, most managers and above are fall-ins, they became manager or director or even VP because the manager quit and they fell into it, most of these people have no management training or ability. Upper management remaining are the ones that drove off 20% of the customer base over the last year or so by ignoring the core business and had a big part in all the bad decisions that got the company sold.
    I could go on but really, if you have read all the recent reviews and still want to work ay Leap, you either deserve it or you just like a miserable work environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This advice is to AT&T. Leap failed, and failed badly at every turn. Do you want that incompetence to remain? I can not think of a single manager or above worth retaining who is still there. Anyone good has left already for greener pastures. Put in your own managers and executives and take over, you only need the lower level staff to run the company, and they will thank you for it.
    Plenty of ex Leap people out there, contact a few and get their opinions on what employees will be an asset and what ones a liability, if you intend to keep any at all.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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