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"Nice intl environment but a waste of time"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Prague (Czech Republic)
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Prague (Czech Republic)
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

great location in Prague center
some nice benefits: private med care, gym membership discount, meal vouchers, regular parties
potentially interesting web work
games room: pool, table tennis, darts

Cons

huge differences between employee wages
no work for extended periods (can be nice for a week or two but not for months in a row)
stiff, self indulgent and at times incompetent managers
some weird colleagues with team-work issues

Advice to Management

take better care of employees, apply some soft skills filters when hiring

Other Employee Reviews for Monster Worldwide

  1. "Team was great, Management is questionable"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Fairly flexible with taking time off
    Stability
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Too team dependent, your experience here greatly depends on what team you are on
    Dying product
    Filtered communications from management

    Advice to Management

    Get everyone on the same page. Your teams aren't connected and are not encouraged to work together.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Initially exciting, now in maintenance mode."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1. Good brand name
    2. Some of the managers are decent
    3. Lot of user data to work with, so good potential on the engineering side
    4. Has granted RSUs in the past

    Cons

    1. Engineering executive team lacks technology vision.
    2. Management exhibits a use and throw type of attitude towards employees, where they treat you well if you are working on a key project, else they will ignore you.
    3. Pay hikes and bonuses are miniscule.
    4. Employee Career Development is largely ignored.

    Advice to Management

    1. Please treat the employees right - at least the productive ones.
    2. Try to offer competitive salaries to keep the best employees around, and try to get some of the best talent on board.


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