Riverbed Technology

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Exciting challenges, great brand, smart people

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Product Marketing in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Product Marketing in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Riverbed Technology full-time (more than a year)

Pros

The company is in a great position from both a technology and brand perspective. Teams are growing, but the organization is still at a size where an individual can make an impact. Positive contributions are acknowledged and recognized.

Cons

Part of the challenge with a rapidly growing company is frequent change but increasing difficulty in coordinating efforts.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue to recognize and reward employee contributions. Recognize that the company is larger now and cannot turn on a dime - efforts need planning and coordination so make yourself part of a/the process.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    work with smart people in an collaborative environment in a growing company!

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Riverbed Technology full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    As shown by successful acquisitions in past years, the management is forward looking. The company is evolving and growing with a cohesive story while capturing market opportunities. Working with a bunch of smart people in an open and collaborative environment is thoroughly challenging, stimulating and enjoyable.

    Cons

    hard to keep up hiring with growth - workload can be heavy at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    twiki is great but doc database needs better cataloguing and search results as it continues to grow

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Stay away if you are in HR

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    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Riverbed Technology as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Name in the industry.

    Cons

    -Horrible management that lies to you about pay raises after 3 month reviews. Don't believe anything this company says to you about performance reviews and bonuses. I've spoken with multiple contractors that have said the same thing about the way this organization lies to their people.
    -Lies told to all contractors about job growth, increase in responsibility, and visibility within the organization.
    -Major attrition in HR. Nobody stays past 6 months because there is no career path at Riverbed in HR.
    -Lack of response in communication from management. You can write repeadeted emails to your manager about action items discussed in past meetings, but if he doesn't feel your email is important, he will just ignore you and act like nothing ever happened.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is a reason that no one stays in your recruiting organization after 5-6 months in R & D...and it isn't the contractors. Try communicating with your employees and holding yourself accountable

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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