Parallels
3.7 of 5 62 reviews
www.parallels.com Renton, WA 500 to 999 Employees

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Parallels - good if you like Russian culture

Senior Product Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
Renton, WA

ProsParallels technology is incredible competitive. OS virtualization provides lots of benefits and if the company made an attempt to really market it, VMware would be nervous.

ConsSenior management had NO communication down at all.
At one time, this company owed me 12 weeks of salary and I never received an explanation why this happened.
Russian founders brought their culture to the US. They frequently lay off and rehire if anyone does any thinking or questioning about strategy. They pit people against each other and just expect you to work and be grateful for a job.

Advice to Senior ManagementGrow up. Don't spend the profits on your "toys." Spend it on growing the business and learn MBWA. (that's wandering around not wandering away). Understand that when the economy gets better, you will experience the workforce voting with their feet.
Serguei makes very irrational decisions based on emotion and then expects everyone to do whatever it takes to match his "world view"

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    I have been working at Parallels full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: - friendly envorinment - open-minded management - open possibilities to build your… Cons: - as company grows fast, some processes are outdated. should… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Very good company to work for.

    Sales (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Parallels full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Parallels - Cross Platform Division: understand the need for and allows flexibility rewards smart and hard work management that supports and helps employes get the most from… Cons: Could be more focus on personal growth and development Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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