Wikimedia Foundation

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great non-profit

Former Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Wikimedia Foundation part-time (less than an year)

Pros

great people, open environment, fun happy hours

Cons

people tend to hang out in their own "groups"

Advice to ManagementAdvice

more community building among employees?

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great team

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Wikimedia Foundation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    lots of energy, lots of passion, great people, good mission, great offices, lots of growth. Overall, I was very happy with the organization.

    Cons

    sometimes, lack of focus, and often times the community got very political. Managing by consensus doesn't always create the best products and innovation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    It's the Wikimedia Foundation...

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

    I worked at Wikimedia Foundation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Amazing value driven culture, work with some incredibly intelligent and driven people

    Cons

    Tends to lack focus; coordination between departments not awesome. Wandering focus hurts morale; hopefully new narrow focus actually stays

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Though open culture is important, C level people publicly disagreeing is problematic. So is massive turnover.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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