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"Fantastic! From a 2-week programmer job to a 24-year career ending as General Manager!!!!"

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Former Employee - Senior Vice President/General Manager in Calabasas, CA
Former Employee - Senior Vice President/General Manager in Calabasas, CA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Hi-tech; corporate discipline; opportunities for growth; rewards for success; responsibility & accountability enforced.

Cons

M&A's distracting and disturbing to the core.

Advice to Management

Take the company public again and let other share in its success; private control is good for management but poor for everyone else, especially with only Board oversight.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "This is just a stop on the way to something and someplace better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lombard, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lombard, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They are OK with work/life balance, but only because senior management isn't engaged in employee's lives enough to comment on it.

    Cons

    They'll get micromanagement oriented if they see you coming in late or leaving early, regardless of how valuable you are and how good a job you do. People, particularly management, take extra-long cigarette breaks and call them "meetings." Put on a good, professional game face every day, act like you worship the leadership in the office, and don't try to have fun at what you do - that way, you'll be fine.

    Advice to Management

    Get down to earth and real. You make working here a chore and act like it's a privilege, rather than mentoring and supporting your employees and their growth.


  2. "Operations driven, not sales driven....."

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    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Former Employee - Account Executive
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    +smart and energetic people (sales, consultants, sales support)
    +manage own schedule
    +consistent technology updates driven by user input

    Cons

    -mid managers are more ego than talent
    -mid managers do not typically have sales background, so they are clueless
    -thinking outside of box not encouraged

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people out in the field talking to the users and hearing the +/- about the software, customer support and lack of roadmap.

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