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Moving in the right direction

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Engineering Manager
Current Employee - Engineering Manager

I have been working at Rovi full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Rovi presents a challenging, customer driven environment. Winning in the marketplace, recent cultural improvement initiative is sincere. The pace is rapid - a pro and a con. If you're looking for a place to coast - keep on looking. If you like challenges and an opportunity to win - take a look. Not for the faint of heart.

Cons

Too much to do, not close to enough time to do it. Very results oriented.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue to focus on the core business and customers. Wisely chose what NOT to do.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Rovi

  1. 6 people found this helpful  

    Great space - convergence of entertainment and technology

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

    I have been working at Rovi full-time

    Pros

    interesting problems to solve; connecting people in entertainment
    big scale; products and services that everyone you know touches
    global business with diverse population
    great IP backbone allows that creates good marketplace position
    smart people who want to innovate

    Cons

    Company grew too fast through large acquisitions - has had to refocus over the last year, which has created some people with gripes (hence some of negative reviews)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Double down on TV Everywhere
    make sure any new acquisitions fit with the strategy

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 7 people found this helpful  

    company in transformation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rovi full-time

    Pros

    Management recognizes the need for change and is actually taking steps to transition in the right direction. Change is a long hard road, and clear values and a healthy culture don't appear overnight. It's much easier to complain and feel entitled than it is to take ownership and try to contribute. However for individuals who keep a positive attitude and focus on teamwork and meaningful results - I think change should bring good growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Not a 9-5 gig. You get out of this place, what you put into it. Change takes a long time so need to be in it for the long run. None of these are cons in my opinion but depends on the individual.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See the change process through, no matter what. And spruce up the offices... work environment reflects prevailing culture.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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