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"Very good company trying to solve interesting technological problems"

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Former Employee - Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
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Positive Outlook

I worked at Rocket Fuel full-time

Pros

- Interesting engineering challenges
- Some fairly fun company activities
- Company is growing extremely fast
- There is opportunity to move amongst the teams

Cons

- Compensation is fairly average
- Some of the social activities feel a bit forced
- There isn't much loyalty from the top management to their employees
- Losing the startup culture - becoming more conservative

Other Employee Reviews for Rocket Fuel

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Best career decision I've made."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood Shores, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood Shores, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rocket Fuel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. Industry leading technology
    2. Interesting and challenging work
    3. Well communicated corporate vision
    4. Bright, happy co-workers
    5. Great corporate culture and perks
    6. Hard work is recognized and rewarded
    7. Constantly learning

    There is a real commitment to employee happiness and development. Yes, some teams have more opportunities than others, but the company is very strong and growing with new avenues for advancement opening constantly. Executive vision is very clear and well communicated. People are genuinely happy to work here.

    Cons

    1. Commute could be better
    2. Rapid growth means balancing the chaos of a start-up with the need for more rigid corporate structure and dilutes the culture
    3. Work/life balance tends to favor work

    Advice to Management

    Continue to recognize the people who make this company great and don't lose sight of the culture that makes this a special place to work.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Collaborative, smart people, happy at work, company spirit to analyse areas of underperformance, open to testing ideas"

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    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rocket Fuel full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1) people work as a team, focused on benefits to company
    2) very willing to help and share skills
    3) welcome challenges to existing approaches when backed-up
    4) most people seem happy at work, air of camaraderie

    Cons

    Mid-peninsula location means lengthy commutes

    Advice to Management

    as you grow, maintain the open atmosphere of the all-hands mtgs, the connection to employees on the lower rungs and the "excellence through self-examination and correction" which has been evident at all-hands.

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