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Helpful (3)

"Good company with great potential"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Tango full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Smart engineering team, fast-paced environment, growth opportunities, a great deal amount of cash, the management team always try hard to make the company better.

Cons

Young, inexperienced management team. All areas (engineering, product manager, operation, QA, HR) need improvement (mostly due to lack of experience). Working hours is too strict (informal mandatory hours: before 9:30 am). Working from home does not exist. Not family-friendly. Too much emphasize of long working hours than the actual productive output.

Advice to Management

Should offer more flexible hours (including working from home).

Other Employee Reviews for Tango

  1. Helpful (13)

    "Every negative review written about this company is true; the company needs a different CEO"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong growth metrics
    Compensation and benefits are on par with many SV companies
    There are pockets of very smart and hard-working people
    Most of the people are very nice and approachable

    Cons

    Leadership says they have values of trust, but doesn't demonstrate it day-to-day.

    The CEO is a shrewd businessman, rather than a leader that can inspire.
    -He tries to squeeze every bit of productivity out of the team through mandate and process.
    -He is very selfish: only uses the word "I" in conversations, not "we"; and it shows through his actions
    -He is a micromanager

    Advice to Management

    replace the CEO

    seek for and listen to internal feedback on how to make things better (if this happened, I bet there would be less Glassdoor reviews like this)


  2. Helpful (16)

    "Horrible company with subpar management and culture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tango full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The product could have a potential but the CEO will ruin it

    Cons

    - awful employee morale with extremely high employee turnover - 6 heads of HR in the last couple of years
    - constant demand to work irrational hours including mandatory weekends without lunches of dinners after the company raised $280M in funding
    - below the market salaries and options - the CEO and CTO are cheap and own almost half of the company
    - lack of product vision and strategy
    - a third of employees are looking for other jobs

    Advice to Management

    Bring a new management team

    Tango Response

    Aug 11, 2014 – Head of People

    Thank you for the review. We recently purchased an "employer account" which allows us to respond to posts in an effort to clarify facts as well as address specific issues. We are sorry you feel ... More

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