Mercury New Media - Respect yourself? Stay away. | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (13)

    "Respect yourself? Stay away."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Mercury New Media for less than a year

    Pros

    Some of the employees are very talented, hard workers who appreciate their craft. It's very unfortunate that this environment doesn't allow them to utilize that passion.

    Cons

    The environment is overly micromanaged. The preach being an agile shop, but only take the parts of being agile that benefit the management team, and not the employees. You're required to report your hours down to the second, and estimate every task you're given to with very loose acceptance criteria. If you go over a task by even an hour, you will be publicly shamed. The Work/Life balance on paper looks decent, but...

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    Advice to Management

    It's 2016... it's not acceptable to use hate speech and derogatory terms when you literally manage the entire company. Also, your employees are people. Think before you speak to them.

    Mercury New Media2016-12-22

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    "Great people and great tech"

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    Former Employee - Principal Applications Developer in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mercury New Media full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The team at Mercury is really top notch! Everyone is smart and always willing to help each other out when problems arise. I would happily work with any of them again. Leadership is always making improvements to the tools and process that the company uses to get work done and they regularly collect and act on feedback from team members about what is and isn't working. The quarterly review process is great as it...

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    Cons

    Working at a client services firm can be tricky for some people. Stellar communication, time management and multi-tasking skills are essential for success here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing!

    Mercury New Media2017-08-14
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Challenging and Fulfilling"

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    Former Employee - Office 365 specialist in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mercury New Media full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Mercury has some of the smartest and most creative employees I have ever worked with. The culture is built around helping each other and developing skill sets. I always had the opportunity to work on the newest technologies. Mercury also utilizes agile methodologies which makes managing clients and your workload easy. There is a constant focus on improvement professionally and personally. A great growing company to join....

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    Cons

    Mercury has large clients, but is a relatively smaller firm making for some stressful situations because of the amount of incoming work. To their credit though, Mercury is actively recruiting and hiring to grow their team always

    Advice to Management

    Keep growing an awesome team and delivering great solutions

    Mercury New Media2018-07-27

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