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Awesome culture, but at a cost

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsVery laid back. Dress-code, environment, work hours, etc.

ConsStruggling company, light on salaries, bonuses, raises, company events, etc.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Company needs improvement

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    I worked at Sony Online Entertainment full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Prior to the layoffs there was not much crunch time… Cons: At SOE, dialog was focused on results, structural reasons for results, external market reasons for results, any reason for results that did not require an… Advice to Senior Management: Take more responsibility for your actions. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    2 people found this helpful  

    Talented developers, but horribly crippled development process out of their control.

    Programmer (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    I worked at Sony Online Entertainment full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Awesome kitchen, great HR and IT departments, and enough monitors for everyone to have three or four. The company is… Cons: Upper management is too far removed from the actual development process to understand its huge flaws. Developers are consistently forced to martyr themselves with… Advice to Senior Management: Understand the flaws in your development process and actually use some resources to fix them. I understand that it doesn't directly generate revenue, but… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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