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Synacor is a growing company with a cofounder that truly cares about his employees, as much as the success of Synacor.

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Current Employee - National Account Manager in Buffalo, NY
Current Employee - National Account Manager in Buffalo, NY

I have been working at Synacor

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

Synacor is a fast-growing company with a lot of potential to expand and become great company serving cable, telecom and other industries.

Cons

They company is growing quickly and is experiencing some internal growing pains that are currently being addressed by implementing new processes.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Better than most

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Buffalo, NY

    I have been working at Synacor

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Free health benefit plan available and good for most people
    25 cent vending machines
    bi weekly Developer lunches to discuss various development related items
    casual dress code

    Cons

    Unwillingness to look at technologies that have not been "Approved" by a tech council that is not representative of all of the groups of the company. People seem to get promoted at random. There are select people that have most of the knowledge of a specific product and instead of training more people, the one person just does everything because it "has to be done now".

    Advice to Management

    Diversify the knowledge. Let the employee's know what is going on. Let people explore new technologies without forcing them to be "the synacor way".

  2. Helpful (3)

    Company is growing in sales but not in most other areas

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY

    I have been working at Synacor

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

    Pros

    The people that work there are smart and enjoyable to work with.

    Cons

    • Middle management is mostly lacking in management abilities and upper management doesn't seem to listen to anyone below the inept middle managers

    • Morale is constantly low and little to nothing is done to remedy it

    • Some positions within the company have no career paths and offer no growth or movement

    Advice to Management

    I'm finished giving the management of Synacor advise. They've ask for it, I've given it, but tehy do nothing in return.

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