LocalUp Solutions Reviews

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  1. Poor management and no strategic direction

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at LocalUp Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    LocalUp Solutions has a lot of potential. It has an amazing group of local partners that have helped it to get to where it is today. Great office, with decent benefits and some flexibility.

    Cons

    There is little to no strategic direction, and senior management is either ineffective or inept. No one is in charge of anything, and everyone is in charge of everything. All decisions are "shoot from the hip" and think about it later.

    Advice to Management

    Let people do their jobs, while you focus on doing yours. Stop micro-managing, and set out a clear vision for where you want to be as a company.


  2. Terrible

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LocalUp Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The overall business is growing.

    Cons

    It's a growth market, but they're just treading water.


  3. Interesting Experience, Never again

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern
    Former Intern - Intern

    I worked at LocalUp Solutions as an intern (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Small startup, only a few people to deal with. A lot of freedom to do what you want. Very flexible and easy to change direction of development.

    Cons

    Seems like upper management doesn't have any real goals or expansion strategy. There does not seem to be any real want to improve the product, just simply keep it from crashing and burning. Everyone is working on the same thing with no clear division of responsibilities. Very disorganized in dividing up tasks.


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  5. Step up and you'll be rewarded

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LocalUp Solutions

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    LocalUp is post-startup and has a compelling business model. They understand the importance of content and local connections. Senior management is working hard to position the company for success. Energetic and talented people are embraced and nurtured.

    Cons

    Localup employees must be self-starters. Because the company is so flat, there's not going to be someone to check-in with on every move. You'll be held accountable for the end result (not the process).

    Advice to Management

    Keep rewarding good performers and booting-out poor ones. Make everyone aware of the initiatives that are most important and who is responsible for them.



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