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Sales Executive

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsGreat sales managers and fellow employees, very open to new ideas. As long as you are doing your job they will not micromanage you. It is a great place to work.

ConsCompensation is the only downside to working there..

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    Fun and friendly place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Skype full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Free lunch and fully stocked fridge and snacks. The health… Cons: Long commute from San Francsico. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    • Disapproves of CEO

    3 people found this helpful  

    Has potential, but lacks polish and respect for workers

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Skype


    Pros: Skype has a nice, new office that is a very comfortable place to work. Snacks and drinks are provided twice a week and have now… Cons: Skype has an ingrained culture of distrust between teams and the lack of desire to share knowledge. Projects tend to get over-engineered; that is, they… Advice to Senior Management: Many of the bonuses and gifts are based on a work-to-be-served basis, rather than a work-served basis. Give employees the credit that they deserve when… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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