RealNetworks - Work was cool, leadership was lacking | Glassdoor
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"Work was cool, leadership was lacking"

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Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA
Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at RealNetworks full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Technically interesting work, good work-life balance, stress periods were only ever a few weeks in a row, usually with a known end goal and date.

Cons

The company is not doing very well and frequently changes direction.

Advice to Management

Try to stick to goals that make the most sense financially and that are achievable.

Other Employee Reviews for RealNetworks

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    "Don't waste your time"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QA Manager in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - QA Manager in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RealNetworks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A good place to learn and experimenting for newbies to tech. world

    Cons

    No clear vision, high turn around

    Advice to Management

    Stop the "empire-building" strategy and really evaluate the performance of upper management folks who have been with the company for more than 5yr.


  2. "Sinking ship..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RealNetworks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people. Casual/laid back environment. Tries to still have the feel of a start-up. Pretty good benefits.

    Cons

    The Company is going no where. I had zero faith in upper management to get the company back on track.

    Advice to Management

    Fire upper management and find people who won't run the company into the ground.


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