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Ok company to start your career with

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at blinkx full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Ok company to start your career with

Cons

there is no training of any kind

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good co-workers, fast-moving and chaotic.

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

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    The dips of the roller coaster are evening out.

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

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues. Great vision. A good, professional vibe. Right now I think I have a feeling that the stars are beginning to align and we're becoming a "normal" company.

    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 to happen. There is also silo-ization of the group by acquisition and product set. True, this could be overcome by the upcoming intranet, but it's a late and an internet was available through the Zango acquisition. It was sneered at.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It seems like most of the things that I think should happen are in the works. So I guess it's all about execution at this point.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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