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"Amazing company to work for"

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Current Employee - Business Analyst in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Redwood City, CA
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Leader in it's niche
Exposure to fortune 500 companies
Full visibility into the company's financial performance
Shares
Fantastic staff
Must be a team payer

Cons

Understaffing
Long hours
Not enough women in managerial positions

Advice to Management

More females should be incorporated in leading / management positions

Other Employee Reviews for Model N

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed Experience, Good Environment for Growth, Low Compensation"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Model N's work has a clear purpose. My manager was flexible about my hours and vacation time. I did not encounter issues with office politics or favoritism. Model N is more willing than most employers to sponsor foreign workers who need H-1B visas or other sponsorship. (Perhaps as a result, the workforce is more diverse and international than in the average company, with a particular focus on workers from India, where Model N has an office.) The Redwood City offices are modern and clean, with good facilities and computers. The company is profitable.

    Cons

    My salary was lower than I would have received at other tech companies in the area. Benefits are just the basics, like health insurance (e.g. not like Google, with free meals, the ability to take your dog to work, etc.) Model N's financials were poorly documented in its early years, resulting in long and difficult audits. Management has been promising an IPO since at least 2006, but it never comes. (At one point, they almost had it, then called it off when the economy turned bad.) There have been large layoffs in the past, correlated with bad economic times (the tech bubble burst, etc.).

    Advice to Management

    I appreciate that you've built a company that provides livelihoods for many people, and also eases the logistical burden of pharma and semiconductor companies in managing their revenue. You're doing good work. To take it to the next level, I'd recommend three things. (1) Try to ensure there are no future layoffs due to the economy by prioritizing employee retention and hiring above other expenses. (2) If possible, consider offering some inexpensive extra benefits for employees, like the ability to bring dogs to work. (3) Keep growing. There are many large companies with complex revenue issues, and you could expand past the pharma and semiconductor industries. Doing less customization of the software on a per-client basis may make it easier to scale up.


  2. "Intellectually strong environment with easy burn out factor."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Intelligent employees willing to share information
    Weekly company meetings with a lot of information (though sometimes it's overkill)

    Cons

    No career growth or professional development within my organization unless your an engineer. Always expected to do more, even when juggle 3-4 projects.

    Advice to Management

    Serious look into and define career paths and professional growth plans for all levels of the company; it's been on the employee sat. survey for a while now.

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