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Opaque and Usurious

Systems Engineer (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

ProsCo-workers are friendly
Compensation is competitive
There is opportunity to contribute everywhere

ConsThere is no work-life balance. You will work until you drop.
Management does not set goals for staff to achieve.
Management does not reward goals, when they are achieved.
The review process is circumvented.
Contributions are not rewarded with praise or bonuses.
Management hires teams of people and lays them off in large groups
Management abuses staff in meetings, shouting and demanding new short-term goals.

Advice to Senior ManagementPeople are a resource, please don't abuse them.
It is unethical to hire and dump groups of people in a short time frame.
Be transparent about team and company goals.
Set clear goals and allow staff to achieve them using their own skills and creativity
Anger and abuse demoralizes teams and sets a standard for bullying and an unprofessional environment.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

Livefyre Founder and CEO responded to this review

Jun 23, 2014

I am sorry that you had such a negative experience here. While not every company/employee relationship is a perfect fit, we try to do everything we can to ensure that hires that we make are a match ... More
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    5 people found this helpful  

    Management needs help

    Customer Side (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Livefyre full-time for less than a year


    Pros: - Very casual environment - Young team - Easy access to public… Cons: Management shouldn't be managing. Everyone in charge was promoted up because they joined the company in early stages so they were promoted up by… Advice to Senior Management: You've got to do something about your management team. They… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    2 people found this helpful  

    Fast-paced and fun -- you'll keep on learning every day!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Livefyre full-time


    Pros: Team spirit and community is at the core of this company. Walking into work everyday meant I was seeing my friends everyday, and it was… Cons: Long hours surrounding product updates and launches, some peer pressure… Advice to Senior Management: Keep being as open and as kind as you already… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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