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Is it the same company they are reviewing?

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

ProsExcellent remuneration
Opportunity to work at the cutting edge of technology
A great bunch of people
Good career development and a sense of progression

ConsBitter ex-employees posting whacked out reviews (see anywhere on this page)
The free Friday lunch (nice idea but could be better!)
Long hours

Advice to Senior ManagementMore transparency as to long term plans would be nice and better PR. The product we are building is awesome but it's a bit demoralizing when few people I meet even know what Blinkx is.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    2 people found this helpful  

    Great Possibilities, Poor execution

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at blinkx


    Pros: Hot space Interesting technology Good buzz in industry Cons: Poor execution on products Terrible treatment of employees Poor communication- starting at management Bogus PR: papering the… Advice to Senior Management: It's time to clean house at the management level at blinkx, I don't think any reputable person who… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    I'd hesitate to call it "management".

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I worked at blinkx


    Pros: Amazing location. Fair compensation. Friendly coworkers. Stimulating work in the field of scalability and data aggregation. High employee turnover means you can probably get a job there without much… Cons: A complete lack of transparency on any level. Management would commit to specific deadlines long in advance but not tell engineering until days before. Maybe… Advice to Senior Management: If at all possible, learn what the concept of respect is and start showing it to your employees. Just because you're paying someone doesn't entitle… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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