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Next Generation StumbleUpon

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at StumbleUpon full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Great small company feel, with no walls between teams and leadership
Benefits (food, health care, time off, etc) are great!
Tech challenges are around and tech debt is high, but that is being changed

Cons

turnover has been high, but needed due to old defensive mentality

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stay the course, big bets = beg reward, tech debt can kill a company that needs to move fast.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
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  1. 3 people found this helpful

    Some things great, others not so great

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

    I have been working at StumbleUpon full-time

    Pros

    * One of the nicest offices you are going to work in
    * Catered breakfast and lunch
    * Payed parking
    * Uber
    * Gym
    * Some good engineers
    * Pays well
    * Fun product, interesting work

    Cons

    * Declining quality
    * Exodus of good engineers
    * Management out of ideas
    * A lot of agile nonsense

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to get someone who has product sense. Without that, well, you get the point...

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful

    Big Challenges. Big Opportunities to do Great Things.

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

    I have been working at StumbleUpon full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    StumbleUpon has great people. Individuals you want to be in trenches with. There's a underlying passion to the company that's contagious when you tap into it.

    And while not a new idea, StumbleUpon is incredibly unique in market and still captures hearts and minds of consumers every day. The idea of discovery, not knowing exactly what you want but wanting something cool, is super powerful.

    Cons

    Realizing that potential and executing with the velocity I know we can deliver.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold everyone to the highest of standards and expect greatness. Set deadlines/deliverables that everyone in the business owns.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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