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Circling the drain

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Executive in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Senior Executive in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Rovi full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Salary, benefits, patents. Chance to work internationally. Good data. Lots of technologies deployed.

Cons

East-coast management hyper focused on numbers, terrified of innovative investment.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You can't be a tech company and operate this way.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Going downhill constantly

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burbank, CA

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

    Pros

    - Above average pay.
    - Great medical benefit
    - Good 401K match.
    - Flexible work hours.

    Cons

    - Incompetent C-level executives. CEO and CFO do not have any prior experience as C-Level executives.
    - No future plan or vision or product.
    - Constant re-org, rather than focusing on actual "management"
    - Strong nepotism exists in upper level management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Please check Glassdoor and see how your employees feel about company's direction and future.
    - I honestly do not understand why board is not willing to replace Tom to someone else.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Content Editor in Radnor, PA
    Current Employee - Content Editor in Radnor, PA

    I have been working at Rovi full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The benefits are exceptional. The company offers time flexibility and encourages life and work balance. They hire very talented and committed people, making the work environment extraordinarily pleasant.

    Cons

    There are few wrings on the career ladder in most departments. The company is very compartmentalized; each team deals with its issues and company policies differently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on caring for employees’ satisfaction and follow thru with the new improvements.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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