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Was a really good place when it was a real Startup before the suits arrived

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Former Employee - Manager in Redwood City, CA
Former Employee - Manager in Redwood City, CA

I worked at RockYou

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- extremely agile
- smart and knowledgeable employees
- some of the best insights about social platforms and social gaming
- free lunch, snacks, etc. fun atmosphere

Cons

- company is not doing well, especially given the lead it had earlier
- management change did not work out well, all the EA imports really harmed the company

Advice to Management

- identify and encourage good talent
- get rid of the suits (even if they were your buddies from EA) !!

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  1. It's a fun, enjoyable learning environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at RockYou

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Fun, flexible work environment
    - Challenging and interesting work
    - Great team of people who are passionate about their work
    - Scope for professional growth and development

    Cons

    - Lack of strategic direction/focus from upper management
    - Unclear company wide goals
    - Sometimes work may get very ambiguous and ad-hoc based

  2. Lots of opportunties and the product roadlap just keeps filling up

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at RockYou

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun work enviornment & casual
    People are much more respectful and team oriented than before
    People are proud to be here
    Many great new hires, a lot of which are from compeditors

    Cons

    Communication could always use improvement

    Advice to Management

    execute on the roadmap

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