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Helpful (3)

"Could have been a great company if not destroyed by Bob Marino"

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Former Employee - Senior Management in Louisville, KY
Former Employee - Senior Management in Louisville, KY
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

great team, great vision and great market

Cons

Really bad judgement on hiring by the founders

Advice to Management

too late, the ship already sailed.

Other Employee Reviews for CafePress

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Smart and Good people, Good technology, but management has horrible people skills and won't take advice."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Role in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Role in San Mateo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good technology to work with and grow skills in new areas. Many great people and innovators in the company early on that were amazing to work with.

    Cons

    Technical people promoted to justify higher salaries, but given no training on how to manage or coach people. Bad personality mixes in teams led to many confrontational situations that hindered productivity. The CEO comes from the food industry, and views everyone like disposable factory workers.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to people in the trenches who are doing the work, to experts that are already employed and vested in the company future. Too many projects are done in a vacuum, without


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Work for another company if you can"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Mateo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice weather, casual attire, clean atmosphere

    Cons

    Disorganized and disrespectful management that look down on you, no growth.

    Advice to Management

    Give credit to those that are under you and stop being so arrogant.

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