The Echo Nest - Startup at the brink of the casm | Glassdoor
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"Startup at the brink of the casm"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Somerville, MA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Somerville, MA

Pros

Bright, nice people, very young crowd

Cons

Senior management still has a bit of a sweatshop mentality. Not willing to invest fully to get to the next step in focusing of a balance between features and quality.

Advice to Management

Don't talk the talk, do the walk.

Other Employee Reviews for The Echo Nest

  1. "Overall great experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends

    I worked at The Echo Nest as a contractor

    Pros

    Supports initiators, great employee empowerment, accessible management structure, constant improvement and diverse cultural awareness

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility and slight loss of initial vision since joining Spotify

    Advice to Management

    Be more aggressive with your ideas in administration.


  2. "Great company if you're an engineer."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Echo Nest as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Environment is open and friendly, Co-workers are quirky and fun. Free lunch on Fridays is always a plus. Exciting projects and exposure to new music.

    Cons

    Few opportunities for upward mobility. Would sometimes sacrifice quality of programming for ease.

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