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Best place to work for in LA

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Current Employee - .NET Developer  in  Beverly Hills, CA
Current Employee - .NET Developer in Beverly Hills, CA

Pros

Good company to work far on par with google or facebook
Technology innovator
Comps are pretty good
Benifits and discounts and all
Food

Cons

Too much management
Too late to react to competition

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for MySpace

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    Too many cooks

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    There were really some fantastic employees here who were brilliant at what they did. With millions of users and Fox as their parent company, the tools being built and the media deals being run created some incredible products that were completely ignored by the public because it was easier to dismiss the company at large because of neglected user profiles.

    Cons

    Way too many middle-management staff that provided input for no other reason than they didn't know what else to do. Lots of insider deals to work or not work with vendors for astronomical costs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Drop the name.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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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

    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 ManagementAdvice

    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.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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