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Secretive Management

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Former Employee - Product Manager
Former Employee - Product Manager

I worked at Skire

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

* Nice co-employees * Tightly knit group * Good technologies * Niche market

Cons

* Company has no direction * No one takes care of the strategic direction * Everyone from lowest level employee to SVP are involved in day-to-day activities * Employees are waiting for weekend to come

Advice to Management

YOU HAVE TO GET NEW SENIOR MANAGEMENT. ELSE, YOU WILL HAVE A TOUGH TIME GROWING THIS COMPANY.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Slow to change, Slow sales cycle, Slow to grow

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Skire

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    1. Flexibility with regard to working at home or in the office 2. Smart people to work with 3. Good customers and interesting product

    Cons

    1. No career growth potential 2. No HR policies 3. Flat company growth 4. Outdated technologies and platform 5. Leadership is out of touch with current technologies

    Advice to Management

    Hire resources for a new platform expertise and technologies. Official human resources and policies around hiring and compensation. Official training for new employees. Create a new culture around success.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Needs to loosen up

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

    I have been working at Skire

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    1) salary is competitive 2) depending on supervisor, work hours can be flexible 3) there is an effort to create a more enjoyable work environment 4) co-workers mostly nice and helpful 5) products are innovative

    Cons

    1) even though CEO is female, rest of senior management is good ol' boy (stodgy, grumpy,...) 2) some managers create a negative, depressing atmosphere 3) negativity and confrontation in meetings is becoming too common 4) some departments are too tightly controlled, stifling creativity

    Advice to Management

    The company would benefit from some new blood in senior management. There also needs to be more open communication. Some senior management really has a way of sucking the enthusiasm right out of you.


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