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"Great place to get experience fast and then move on"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Speakeasy has a lot of growth opportunity for eager talented employees who want to move up and gain experience.

Cons

Employees are forced to live in a constant fire drill environment where every task is your top priority.

Management/Product are quick to jump on the latest bandwagon that looks like it will sell, but rarely follows through with plans to successfully support/maintain them.

Advice to Management

Concentrate on the core products
Listen to your front line reps, they are your best source for information for customer wants/needs
Heavily investing in the training department is an investment in your customer's future

Other Employee Reviews for Speakeasy

  1. "Good place to work but no brand name"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    High technical people
    Very good work life balance
    Management is highly technical and is grown within the company.
    people does get a chance to express themselves

    Cons

    Very few new projects
    No compensation adjustment from last 2 years
    Financially not doing very well
    All internal projects and just a few client facing

    Advice to Management

    Get the finance settled down
    bring more projects
    Re motivate the teams and bring back the confidence
    Act fast to employee concerns


  2. "A good place to work for a couple of years"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seattle, WA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Speakeasy is a machine that turns smart people into talented people. After a year or two you will likely be far more advanced at your skill set.

    Cons

    It's very hard to get promotions and salary increases at Speakeasy. You really need to play hard ball (preferably when you get in) in order to get any kind of a raise. As a result, many of the highly talented staff have been leaving.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on development of culture and creating a fun atmosphere. Also try to outline a clear path that indicates how to get promoted.

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