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"Motivating"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Approves of CEO

Pros

Employee friendly and good opportunities

Cons

Management needs training, review system needs to be customized depending on employee.

Advice to Management

Regular training for all employees for overall skill set development.

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    "It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Know..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Woodland Hills, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, 401K, Starting Pay Grade, Great health care/medicare experience. Paid time off, friendly staff, excellent facilities. Excellent opportunity for temp worker to become permanent.

    Cons

    Favoritism, Selective rule enforcement, No advancement opportunities no matter how much you learn, Seniority rules all regardless of job knowledge. Its not what you know, its who you know...

    Advice to Management

    Re-evaluate senior leadership, assess true product/job knowledge, take action on inefficiencies. Perception of fairness affects employee motivation and commitment. Put a stop to internal favoritism..


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Alternative to being Unemployed"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    For a career oriented professional - I don't see any pro's. However, if you happened to be one of the unfortunate top performers who landed up in the wrong side of the job market, then this is not a bad place to "hang out".

    Cons

    "Senior Management" clearly demonstrate
    - Lack of "real" experience. (Real as in " "been there , done that as opposed to simply lazing around for years in the some position in the industry)
    - Lack of ability to influence or motivate people.
    - Lack of ability to even plan initiatives , leave alone Program management.
    - Lack of even absorbing or understand the solutions expert professionals provide (some experts being hired due to the tough economic scenario.)
    - The rigid hierarchy obfuscates the communication with executive management .

    Bottom Line: Poor leadership trickles itself down the pyramid.

    Advice to Management

    Evaluate your managers for performance rather then simply taking their "excuses".
    Evaluate soft skills in combination with technical skills.

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