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Exciting at first, but ultimately frustrating and demoralizing

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beverly Hills, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Beverly Hills, CA

I worked at MySpace

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

From 2005-2007, it was a fun, vibrant atmosphere. Pros include living in California, cutting edge online technology, free lunch, and friendly employees,

Cons

From early-2008 onward (after Facebook took the social networking lead), the party was clearly over. Suddenly there was a complete lack of focus, lack of transparency, and embarrassingly low morale.

Advice to Management

At this point, cut your losses and sell the company. The purchaser should be of a mindset similar to a real estate developer who's purchased a dilapidated building on a good piece of property -- destroy and rebuild.

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  1. It is full of fun

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Beverly Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Beverly Hills, CA

    I have been working at MySpace

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People are young and work without pressure. Working hours is short. We have parties with free alcohols very often. Company has dojo for knowledge sharing.

    Cons

    Web traffic keeps going down and users are switched or switching to facebook. Mass layoff happened few times and everyone is sad about that.

    Advice to Management

    The leaders do not give direction on where we go especially before and after the layoff. Nobody knows if it is safe to stay.


  2. Software Developer INtern

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    Current Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at MySpace

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice place to work.
    Nice challenging tasks.
    Flexible timings

    Cons

    Uninteresting Tools.
    Not many cons.
    Small network

    Advice to Management

    Nothing. I am satisfied with the management.


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