Opera Solutions

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2 people found this helpful  

Well that was disappointing

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Former Employee - Senior Analytics Specialist in San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Senior Analytics Specialist in San Diego, CA

I worked at Opera Solutions full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Learned from the many mistakes managers and execs made. Made some good connections that helped me escape.

Cons

Management would lie to keep scientists around.
Managers known to encourage same day departure when you give your two weeks to save the company a buck.
Owing to clueless managers, the loudest apes would get their way.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Lost cause. They have no passion.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    watching a slow motion train wreck w an out-of-control CEO

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    Former Employee - Principal in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Principal in Jersey City, NJ

    I worked at Opera Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    the space was hot (until recently); superficially the story was interesting for Opera; there was great promise for building a disciplined consulting firm with tagalong recurring revenues

    Cons

    zero consistency in execution. The CEO had a new strategy every day. Sycophants surround him and no one is willing to tell the emperor he isn't wearing any clothes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    probably too late to save the place without entirely new leadership; significant job cuts; and a renewed build it up again focus on the consulting w selected recurring revs model.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 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 (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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