As a small business with projects lacking an urgent time table, the hours are fairly flexible and the atmosphere is laid back (arguably, *too* laid back). That makes it fairly easy to maintain a work/life balance.
Unprofessional office atmosphere, a "boys club", few opportunities to grow within the organization, few opportunities to learn and use new skills, very little diversity in workload.
Advice to Management
Provide better, timely feedback on job performance to employees and offer a substantially more professional working atmosphere.
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Caseta Technologies (Austin, TX) in January 2009.
A single interview, conducted in person. Prior communication is over e-mail and phone, but constitutes namely of arrangements and offer (e.g., if you would like the role at the offered pay rate). If agreed to, an in-person interview with a group of employees (about 4) is conducted. Questions are general and fairly non-technical: favorite programming language (if any and why), recent projects (if any), what technical proficiencies you may have (e.g., IDEs, languages, etc.).
No. Internship roles are often non-negotiable in terms of rates, but duration of internship role may be.
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