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Helpful (1)

run by stale old idiots

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Former Employee - Principal Programmer in Austin, TX
Former Employee - Principal Programmer in Austin, TX

I worked at THQ full-time (more than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

pay, benefits,people and the games

Cons

run by idiots who can't read the industry

Advice to Management

don't be an idiot

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Had lots of opportunity but terrible leadership

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    Current Employee - Global Brand Manager in Agoura Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Global Brand Manager in Agoura Hills, CA

    I have been working at THQ full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good people
    ability to take on a lot of responsibility and learn quickly
    casual atmosphere

    Cons

    worst leadership in the business
    out of touch management
    lack of strategy

  2. No idea what is going on...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Agoura Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Agoura Hills, CA

    I worked at THQ full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I got a lot of free games at the end of the year... and then they announced bankruptcy and a bunch of people I saw on a daily basis were gone in an instant...

    Cons

    Felt like I was walking on egg shells since day one at this place.
    Nobody knows what is going on, not even upper management. Speaking of upper management, there seems to be many of them while nothing is getting done.

    Advice to Management

    You don't need so many directors and VPs that do nothing but sap away your finances. Seriously, how many execs do you need..??

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