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"Friendly, hard working, enjoyable office"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in San Diego, CA
Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in San Diego, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
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I have been working at BusinessOnline as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

The company provides a very friendly and comfortable work environment, not to mention snacks, tea, coffee, and water all day everyday! BusinessOnline has a clear mission and excels at achieving goals. The team here is dedicated to providing everyone with an opportunity to succeed and show off their skills.

Cons

Anytime you work or are just spending time in downtown, parking is going to be an issue. BusinessOnline provides employees with a parking allowance that minimizes expenses on parking.

Advice to Management

Some of the ping pong paddles in the break room are starting to show the use they've been getting, maybe we should get a couple new ones?

Other Employee Reviews for BusinessOnline

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to learn what not to do then move on"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    There are some great middle managers and talented producers.
    Great place to practice politics because it runs on it
    Pretty good benefits package
    Heavy emphasis on tracking and control with a disregard for creativity and innovation

    Cons

    Very disorganized
    Illogical
    Lacks innovation
    High burn out rate
    Lacks creativity (just walk through there halls and you can tell)

    Advice to Management

    Practice logic and reasoning. Take time to embrace creativity. And by all means, invest in your people as they are the ones that got you to where you "were" at before your big nose dive. Though, there are rumors that BOL was always very poor with creating really sophisticated strategies and execution. You lost clients and talent because you fail to nurture and invest in creativity and innovation. Just look at how poorly your office is designed for a tip on how much creativity and innovation you lack and look at the flexibility of your management style... you burn people out with no incentive for them to produce, innovate and be creative. Try introduce flex days, remote working and ACTUAL pay BONUSES.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "great vision, scattered execution"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    Pros

    many very smart people
    solid tech base
    well-funded, no debt
    the CEO is still a young leader with plenty still to learn about managing internal politics.

    Cons

    politics, politics, politics.
    deeply entrenched group of legacy employees who refuse to grow and adapt, and would rather fight change.

    Advice to Management

    managing a group of inflated egos is no easy job... best of luck to you in weeding out the lazy legacy folks.

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