Pandora

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People Focused Company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager, Client Services in Oakland, CA
Current Employee - Manager, Client Services in Oakland, CA

I have been working at Pandora full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Inspiring, People focused, Passionate Company! Great internal growth opportunities.

Cons

Normal start-up to Adult company growing pains.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Pandora looks for smart, passionate, people focused, humble leaders.

Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great working experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA

    I have been working at Pandora full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great working environment. Good collaborations.

    Cons

    Not much on the cons side.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Looks good on your resume.. that's about it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Services in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Client Services in Oakland, CA

    I have been working at Pandora full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Bands and singers come to play acoustic sets 2-3 times per week
    - People recognize the company you work for when you tell them
    - Good health coverage
    - PERGs (Pandora Employee Groups) - some fun ones out there... beer drinking perg

    Cons

    - As the company has grown, the company culture that I imagine once existed is long gone
    - Issues with management across the board - micromanagement, giving new employees unrealistic expectations of potential growth opportunities, too much focus on small tasks vs. the career development of employees
    - Floors 6 and 7 are the newest floors. With that expansion, floors 15 and 16 are now overlooked in multiple ways
    - No compensation for commuting expenses. Considering the office is in Oakland, compensation of BART or a shuttle would be a plus
    - For a company that was founded on peoples love for music, there are too many people that have no interest in music

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The role of a manager is to help their employees in any way they can when it comes to career development, learning, and growth. Managers here focus more on mundane day-to-day tasks and details instead of providing support for employees and better preparing their work force for the next step in their career. My advice to management? Do a complete overhaul of current management staff, management style, and responsibilities of a manager.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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