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Child brain (start-up) in teenager's body (mid-size). Needs to grow up it's attitude.

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Current Employee - Analyst in Foster City, CA
Current Employee - Analyst in Foster City, CA

I have been working at QuinStreet full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

- You never complain about compensation, one of highly paid places.
- Culture is good, causal environment.
- Balancing your work and personal, manager respects your personal priorities.

Cons

- Career opportunities are veryyyyy limited. Top management don't value talent, so don't expect much support if you want to do something innovative.
- No process ownership, if any wrong kind of people own it. While implementing new projects there is no value for business analysis practices and very less efforts on complete pre-project analysis and planning.
- There is very less effort made to retain employees, even when team, vertical or the whole company is struggling.
- Make sure you think twice before joining, don't solely go by compensation it can be pain if you decide to move on.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Communicate frequently with your employees about current strategy and goals, specially now when the company is so bad.
- Fast implementation of your technology projects is costing you a lot. When your revenue is directly proportional to time your system and sites stay up, then why take such a risk. Hire specialist who can set process at every level, specially on the tech side. I mean the company is not a start-up any more.
- Most of you tech team has settled down to very causal and relaxed attitude, shake them up a little bit.
- Try to retain your motivated or talented employees, you can get a lot done from them. Compensation is not the sole thing to satisfy your employees.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    More communication needed among team

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    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in Edmond, OK
    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in Edmond, OK

    I worked at QuinStreet full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation is great.
    Flexible work environment.

    Cons

    Communication between upper management and employees are minimal and need improvement.
    Too much analysis done, instead of execution. Too engrossed with the numbers.
    Outlook of company does not look great, so overall optimism and spirit within the company needs to be picked up to improve the company overall.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication and involving those in the team.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Fast paced and embracing change

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Foster City, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Foster City, CA

    I worked at QuinStreet full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    High level of responsibilities provided from day 1
    Leader in their marketplace

    Cons

    Political
    Change of directions w/o notice

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a long term plan and communicate with emplyees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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