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Was a great company, but is falling down quickly

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

I worked at Opera Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Smart and friendly employees, good place to learn.

Cons

Management is a disaster, the top leaders do not care what the scientists are thinking, they use lies to keep employees, no communications from the leadership to bottom employees, rumors are everywhere.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I think the COO should be the person to be fired first. It was her who leaked the rumor that the company was running out of cash by the end of March 2013. It created panic among employees and people started looking for an exit more actively. Ironically, this lady later was promoted to be the co-COO and started laying off people.

Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    If you're looking for a company with substance, opportunities and work-life balance, look elsewhere

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Opera Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great to get your feet wet; great camaraderie among junior consultants.

    Cons

    Low set of values among top leadership, expect to be treated accordingly. Limited true expertise among the topics on which Opera declares itself as thought leader (big-data / sourcing), which often results in limited value to the client.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Despite the long hours and big work load, the company treats you very well.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fairly flexible schedule
    4 weeks vacation
    Lunch provided on Friday
    Opportunity to learn new skills
    Friendly staff

    Cons

    It feels like the company has lost its direction and is losing a lot of employees. We just got a lot of money from investors but it seems to be going quick on helping us find our way again.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate with each other so we can all head in the same direction. Let the employees know what's going on within the company. Find out why we are losing so many employees lately. It's bad for morale.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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