Limelight Networks

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fun but you run the risk of having a boss that is cut throat

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Former Employee - NOC Technician Lvl II in Tempe, AZ
Former Employee - NOC Technician Lvl II in Tempe, AZ

I worked at Limelight Networks

Pros

-free food
-casual atmosphere
-easy work pace

Cons

-you will be written up or fired with no explanation
-extremely inconvenient schedule
-success is dependent on how much you can kiss management ass

Advice to ManagementAdvice

grow up

Doesn't Recommend

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    Good company... with growing pains

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at Limelight Networks

    Pros

    - Great work culture - open communication
    - Very little micro-management or internal politics
    - Experienced, passionate senior management team
    - Access to strong sales tools to help optimize prospecting capabilities
    - Strong professional services and solution engineering teams (but they need more headcount!)
    - Nice benefits; complementary food/drinks/snacks

    Cons

    - Weak process controls - i.e. order management controlled via archaic home-grown ticket system requiring multiple entries of same data to communicate within different departments
    - Limited career growth opportunity outside sales. Wastes a lot of time.
    - At times, product team seem disinterested in supporting new emerging sales opportunities that require extra time on their side to scope an appropriate custom solution, slowing the sales cycle.
    - Weak marketing support into strategic areas of emerging business focus. Wants to expand reach to Enterprise verticals, but still focuses majority marketing activity on traditional media/entertainment markets.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look to increase investments into other areas in the organization (i.e. marketing, order processing/account management controls) as strategic areas of opportunity to help drive business growth and customer retention. Expand brand awareness activities into new emerging markets - especially into Enterprise markets that have a high sales expectation around them.

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Munich, Bayern (Germany)

    I have been working at Limelight Networks

    Pros

    at least nice office in London

    Cons

    no industry knowledge at all, no leadership, no direction. Do not work for this company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    step back

    Doesn't Recommend
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