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Loving the way we work

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

I have been working at oDesk full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Everyone here is not only clever and talented, but they embody a spirit of collaboration and consideration.

Cons

Not really a con, but it will be a challenge to keep the culture as vibrant as we grow.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Communicate roles and responsibilities as clearly as possible.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Love the way you work.

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    Current Employee - Recruiter Representative in Marlboro, NY
    Current Employee - Recruiter Representative in Marlboro, NY

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

    Pros

    Working at home! No commuting!

    Cons

    There are none! This is the best job I ever had!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what your doing, your helping millions work where there are no traditional jobs in the current job market and economy!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Fast growing company with exciting disruptive business model

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Contractor in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Contractor in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at oDesk as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Fast-growing company, therefore they hire aggressively
    - Very exciting disruptive market
    - Less then 100 people in HQ, therefore very personable and non-bureaucratic
    - Very data-driven, all decisions are based on numbers and past performance
    - Good work-life balance
    - Smart professional people with good experience
    - Friendly environment

    Cons

    - No real mentorship for new hires
    - No exact KPIs set for the performance of new hires

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Make sure your new hires get good managers who mentor them and make sure they are doing the best to do successful in their role
    - Set exact KPIs to measure performance of the new employees/contractors

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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