Lumos Labs - Nice place to work that needs some organizational improvements | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (5)

    "Nice place to work that needs some organizational improvements"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lumos Labs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people are friendly and talented. Product collaboration is great - PMs and designers come up with cool new ideas, consult with engineers on feasibility and implementation strategies, and have open communication throughout the development process. Lumos has experimented with various team organizations and workflows over the years, and each change has helped improve engineer productivity. The codebase is well-organized...

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    Cons

    Management and marketing frequently set arbitrary deadlines for new product launches, even before deciding what features they want to include or consulting with engineers about development time and potential concerns. Upper management tried to introduce a 10-5 "core hours, everyone in the office" policy. This came across as a lack of trust in employee work ethic and a lack of respect for anyone who wanted/needed to...

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    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees when they have suggestions, concerns, or even criticisms. Assume their feedback is made in good faith and with positive intentions, and consider their perspective before just glossing over and dismissing any negative comments. Officially rescind the core hours policy. Mandating bodies in chairs doesn't increase productivity, and most people already work 8-10 hour days - just with slightly...

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    Lumos Labs2018-05-15

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great People, Amazing Products, Healthy Work Environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lumos Labs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People here are very friendly and care a lot about your well-being and interests. Joining Lumosity is like becoming part of a family. The work is interesting and meaningful and teams are aligned in a way that allows work to get done. I would recommend working here if you are the kind of person who enjoys working on something meaningful while being around great people.

    Cons

    You get spoiled with the amazing catered lunches.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

    Lumos Labs2018-12-21
  2. "Operations"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lumos Labs full-time

    Pros

    Benefits were good and coworkers were great

    Cons

    Managment could be improved upon

    Lumos Labs2018-08-30

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