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A rocket ship of a ride but a great place to be

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA

I have been working at Sungevity full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good senior management with a clear and direct approach

Cons

Long hours but ultimately worth it

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  1. Helpful (9)

    You won't realize how harsh it was until you get laid off.

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    Former Employee - Design and Engineering Specialist in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Design and Engineering Specialist in Oakland, CA

    I worked at Sungevity full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good group of people on the whole, although over time they've weeded out those with opinions that are too strong, who are too expressive, and too creative. So if you're the picture of mediocrity, you'll probably be Director of Somethingorother in 6 months.

    Cons

    There is little respect for employees by the number-crunchers...they will expect overtime because they made bad predictions and now a bunch of jobs need to be reworked, or they got rid of intellectual capital and now they need the help. Expect to be "messaged" to, misled, and manipulated. Expect to watch fools be elevated to positions of authority.

    Advice to Management

    Don't think that you can trick your employees anymore through planned messaging into believing the patriotism forever. They believed in the mission to begin with. You are killing that faith. I've been completely ruined for the corporate business environment, because if Sungevity could get it so wrong, I just know the whole thing is effed. For that, I thank you. I'm freeeeeeee!!!!!

  2. Helpful (6)

    this ship is going down

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sungevity

    Pros

    nice people, great office location, good mission, enthusiasm, some very skilled technologists

    Cons

    money too thin, little advancement opportunity, high probability of layoff, thinks the only thing that makes money is sales, no room for proposing your own ideas

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