blinkx
2.9 of 5 61 reviews
www.blinkx.com San Francisco, CA 150 to 499 Employees

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4 people found this helpful  

Good co-workers, fast-moving and chaotic.

Software Engineer (Former Employee)

I worked at blinkx full-time for more than a year

ProsSmart coworkers.
Opportunity to learn/grow
Free food on Fridays and nice office
When the share price was right-high value options

ConsWhen the share price is low options were NOT valuable!
Chaotic management style in engineering
lots of projects and changes to projects

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to let engineers work on their projects for longer so the product can be better
Keep letting people learn new technologies

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The dips of the roller coaster are evening out.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at blinkx full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Great colleagues. Great vision. A good, professional vibe. Right now I think I have… Cons: A increasing feeling of disconnect from the product. I know the site is being redone, but it's taken forever to even acknowledge that it needed… Advice to Senior Management: It seems like most of the things that I think should happen are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Lack of Direction

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at blinkx full-time for more than a year


Pros: 1. San Francisco Office next to Ferry Building 2. Catered lunch (but only once a week) 3.… Cons: 1. They don't know who to hire for what positions. A couple of recent hires have just disappeared and I'm scared to ask why. 2.… Advice to Senior Management: There is no communication to employees except for really big announcements (like the C.O.O leaving). No one knows what direction… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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