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"Negative environment, poor management"

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

I have been working at Glu as a contractor (Less than a year)

Pros

Good location in sf off market street next to Bart.

Cons

Very understaffed, poor corporate culture, no employee recognition

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "One of the worst places I've ever worked"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Glu full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Office location in downtown SF

    Cons

    Glu copies instead of innovates and is it's own worst enemy. They don't believe in leading the way in anything. HR managers were some of the worst I've ever met and totally unprofessional often changing stories and making things up. Marketing VP was totally incompetent and stifles creativity His marketing department is a "boys club". Not a very welcoming place for women in gaming.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of Niccolo....he's running the company into the ground and find someone to innovate instead of be a follower in the industry. The reality is Glu is too big and too top heavy. Their fate is sealed and 2013 will be met with more layoffs as the company slowly falls apart.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Can't get it together"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kirkland, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kirkland, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Glu full-time

    Pros

    Mix of highly experienced and more junior employees, sense of teamwork within teams, comprehensive deployment strategy, casual atmosphere

    Cons

    Way too many managers, micromanagement, "flavor of the month" strategizing, people that stick up are nailed down, every goalpost is a moving one. Overall the company has a good idea but no idea how to execute on it and keeps getting in its own way.

    Advice to Management

    You are your own worst enemy. Empower teams, get on their side, help direct them to success, then get out of their way and stop holding them back.

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