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Needs leadership and management transparency, strategic planning

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Marketing  in  Brisbane, CA
Former Employee - Marketing in Brisbane, CA

I worked at Monster Inc

Pros

Talented and friendly co-workers and good working environment

Cons

Communication divide between organizational levels

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Trust lower level employees,

Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Exciting but draining

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    Former Employee - Video Production Manager  in  Brisbane, CA
    Former Employee - Video Production Manager in Brisbane, CA

    I worked at Monster Inc

    Pros

    Great people. Always a good energy level at Monster, and a real "can do" attitude exemplified by everyone who is a monster.

    Cons

    Expectations are sometimes unrealistic and it is difficult working with top-level management, because of the ingrained culture of never accept no as an answer.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better balance between work and life. More transparency is needed from the top down, and more praise should be doled out.

    Approves of CEO
  2. 10 people found this helpful  

    Don't do it unless you're a workaholic with no life

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager  in  Brisbane, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Brisbane, CA

    I worked at Monster Inc

    Pros

    Good if you're fresh out of college, need some experience, don't mind the meager salaries,no raises, and only plan to stick around for a few years. Also, if you're heavily into politics and you're one of those people who enjoys hearing yourself talk while not really producing anyhting, and you do a good job of wooing the bigwigs, you can hang out at Monster for many years and not do much.

    Cons

    All politics, you can be there for many years without so much as a cost of living raise if you don't kiss the right butt. Morale sucks when you see the 'elite group' who don't do anything and get paid the big bucks while you work your ass off with no recognition. Again, if you're not a politician, you will NOT go far. Monster likes to hire all the industry dinosaurs from retailers who have been closing down through the years. You'll see some people who are so old school, they don't know what email is. Some of these people can barely even spell. Those are the ones who get the big bucks and hang out for many, many years. It's a big morale buster watching another friend leave every week. Terrible managers who will belittle you and are not fit to be leaders.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Monster needs to remember the 'little people', the ones that keep the company going. Also Monster needs to get REAL leaders and managers in place. The crurrent lineup is a joke, who lead by fear, and haven't earned their respect. A company who in a DOWN economy is losing one employee per week because they are choosing to leave really needs to take a deep look at what's wrong instead of hiding under all the BS. If they want to fix the company, the owner should call up every single employee that leaves personally to hear the truth from the horse's mouth. They also need a REAL HR department. Going to HR with any complaints at Monster is essentially, career suicide.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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