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  1. "accountant"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Accountant in Chicago, IL
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CIDC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fellow employees are lots of fun and willing to do anything for each other with lots of happy hour hour time.

    Cons

    management has no clue and the company is not very well funded always cutting cutting cutting.


  2. "Great work experience, awesome colleagues, fatally flawed upper management."

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CIDC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and great colleagues

    Cons

    CIDC is no longer in operation

  3. "Ship is sinking"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CIDC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn new things

    Cons

    Leadership on all levels has no accountability

    Advice to Management

    Learn from your mistakes


  4. "Senior management has no direction."

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CIDC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are nice and fun to work with.

    Cons

    Senior management has no direction.


  5. "Ineffective senior management, lack of communication, poor overall strategy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    none really, nothing impressive to be very honest

    Cons

    Senior management is secretive, lack of communication, unfriendly coworkers.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your directors and mid-level managers for input and to create the strategy.


  6. "Was doing better a couple years ago, but not anymore"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits (20 PTO for start)
    Fun industry
    Good location (it's right near the Alewife station; has own big parking lot)
    Still some nice people there

    Cons

    Management is awful in all levels
    A lot of resignations, firings and lay-offs
    Salaries are below market
    They lost leadership position in their industry
    A lot of suspicious positions and employers are kept

    Advice to Management

    They don't listen anyway.


  7. "No fun anymore"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People, location, fun industry, and euro focus

    Cons

    Terrible senior management. Company has managed to squander leadership position.

    Advice to Management

    Clean house at the top and stop cutting at the bottom

  8. "Good employees, but poor management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive benefit, the place to meet many nice/talented people. I've enjoyed my role at CIDC and they will give you opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Poor communication in whole entire company, there should be major improvement in senior management.

    Advice to Management

    Should listen to each employees' feedback closely.


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