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Helpful (6)

Not a great experience, professionally or personally - avoid this company.

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Former Employee - Vice President
Former Employee - Vice President

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

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good products. Good partner ecosystem. Customers and partners love the company and products but obviously don't see how they make it to market.

Cons

Autocratic, confrontational management style. Very top-down, high turnover at top levels. Extremely political. High employee dissatisfaction among the troups. Bias for change vs. results.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    One of the worst companies I worked for

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    Former Employee - Software Developer
    Former Employee - Software Developer

    I worked at Parallels

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

    Pros

    Free fruits and some snacks. Couches to sleep when you stay overnight. This job is acceptable, if you are a newbie without any skills and personal life.

    Cons

    inadequate project management and planning, at least in our branch
    nepotism
    communication chain between management and developers is completely broken
    lots of overtime work

    Advice to Management

    Promote people for their professional skills, not "loyalty" and family relations

  2. Helpful (5)

    Chaotic but Fun

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Parallels

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    the people here are great!

    Cons

    lack of organization and follow-through with policies

    Advice to Management

    get more headcount

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