RealNetworks - Weird place to work, lack of trust, high politics | Glassdoor
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"Weird place to work, lack of trust, high politics"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Pros:
- Good work / life balance, only occasional periods of heavy overtime
- Decent benefits
- Reasonable salary
- Seattle location is great

Cons

Cons:
- No trust amongst employees, lots of finger pointing, lot of effort spent on CYA activities rather than on just getting the job done.
- No communication from managers on whether I'm doing a good job, what I could improve, how to advance, etc.

Advice to Management

I think they've been trying hard lately, and that's encouraging - please keep it up!

Other Employee Reviews for RealNetworks

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Fun and rewarding place to work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    no micro-managing, career growth, games, gym, cafe, relaxing and fun atmosphere. People are intelligent & very hard working. Great place to work!

    Cons

    constant re-organization and layoffs! If you don't participate in gossip, prepare to be outcasted!

    Advice to Management

    stop hiring your friends!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good for job training bad for long term."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Lot of different technologies and teams to work with.
    Variety of work, anywhere from codec development to server side to desktop clients to mobile clients and storefronts.

    Cons

    No work life balance.
    Bad communication from management down.
    Lack of strategic vision.
    Company afraid to commit to a vision, ADD personality.


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