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incompetent senior execs

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

I worked at blinkx

Pros

cool idea, online video search

Cons

No regard for employees as human beings. No communication from senior management of corporate strategies - even though there weren't any real missions or strategies or goals they didn't even convey whatever foolish plans they were conceiving. Didn't trust employees, listen to them, or properly utilize their skills. Just head down into their own ultimate destruction. Very odd work environment, no one really seemed to like each other. The MO seemed to be share nothing and if you're forced to, share less than will help your colleague. The attitude trickles down from senior management. Whatever was happening in reality didn't seem to ever line up with whatever they're reporting to the world. Nothing worked as it was supposed to and results appear to be very inflated.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Can't really help. You don't know what you don't know. I just don't understand how people like that get to those positions. It's one of those situations where failure is the norm and no one keeps track of anyone else.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Indifferent

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

    I worked at blinkx

    Pros

    Fast paced, great co-workers, interesting projects. Can make an impact to the direction of the company if you are willing to put in the effort.

    Cons

    Total lack of respect from management. Lots of mis-truths, white lies, broken promises, public humiliation, indeifference, lack of leadership and indecision.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show some respect.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 6 people found this helpful  

    Blinkx, A Regret that I can't afford again.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at blinkx

    Pros

    Compensation
    Nice view
    Web 2.0 space
    Free lunches

    Cons

    No Effective decision making
    Keeping employees always in pressure
    There seems to be no effective planning coming out from executive management.
    Unprofessional attitude towards employees coming out from Executive management.
    Lot of work that comes with stress because of no planning.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reorganization is necessary at executive management where more skilled managers and senior executive needs to be put in place. Also, value your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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