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Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer
Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer

I have been working at Rovi full-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The Benefits are good and the stock purchase program is nice.

Cons

Management makes decisions without considering the training that the employees may need but the employees are expected to do the work with minimal to no training

Advice to Management

Listen more to what the employees need to do their job, not what management thinks they need to do their job.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Not a place for most good software engineers

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

    benefits good while employed there.

    Cons

    Treated very unfairly upon layoff/downsizing. Very bad and rude to former employees. No compensation and denial of stated benefits. Direction is unknown and important projects are cut without notice. There are many changes, no sense of direction. Seems to have acquire too much and now doesn't know what to do with it all. Managers are fired for speaking out against upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Allow input and not just assume that the solution is simple.


  2. Helpful (3)

    A Falling Star

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

    I worked 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

    Use to have a lot of nice and smart engineers but now just a few left. It was an excellent company once..

    Cons

    CEO and management team are still making big bucks through incentives even if the company is facing difficult time.

    Advice to Management

    Need to recruit a new CEO just like HP, Yahoo, etc...


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