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Project manager on MySpace 2.0

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Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Beverly Hills, CA
Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Beverly Hills, CA

I worked at MySpace full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

It took some convening for me to join the company, but I'm so glad I did back in 2009. The CTO at the time was a proactive leader and really kept in touch with the teams. We knew we had a difficult task of reinventing the site/brand but everyone was motivated to make it happen. Some of the brightest talent I've worked with in the industry.

Cons

The only real downside was that MySpace as a brand was already damaged and our changes eventually had little impact. The end result was the mass layoff. I see the site has launched in a new direction. I wish the MySpace team all the luck in the world.

Advice to Management

Try your best to fight through the many years of MySpace getting a bad rap/bad name. Your backend services and security is far better than Facebook.

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  1. I felt very underemployed.

    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at MySpace as an intern

    Pros

    The Beverly Hills office has a very nice working atmosphere, filled with a young, unique staff. Very welcoming to creative and expressive thought.

    Cons

    As an intern, I felt that many of the tasks and responsibilities i carried out were relatively useless. There were many days were I thought that my presence was completely unneeded.

    Advice to Management

    Use your interns to your advantage.


  2. Nice company to work for during it's heyday

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    Former Employee - Senior Architect in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Architect in Seattle, WA

    I worked at MySpace full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of smart people, lots of focus and drive

    Cons

    Owned by fox, which didn't really get "social media".

    Advice to Management

    n/a


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