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Helpful (4)

Going downhill fast...

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

I have been working at Rovi full-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Was a good company once..

Cons

Lost direction, lost vision, behind trend - after new CEO, Tom Carson.

Advice to Management

Please read books and newspaper, be preemptive with trend, invest more on new technology and research for the future. Stop simply dumping and cutting employees down to make investors happy.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Was a good place to work but corporate direction is confusing

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Rovi full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits with bonuses, Excellent office culture, Budget for social events. Good group of engineers but bad executive management.

    Cons

    Too many aqcuisitions leading to layoffs. Unclear product direction. New CEO has not improved things evident in stock hit. Lots of restructuring going on. Outsourcing overseas.


  2. Helpful (1)

    confusing

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burbank, CA

    I have been working at Rovi full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    convenient location and campus, good cafeteria

    Cons

    lack of opportunities, quite average compensation, no vision


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