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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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. "Smart company, founders and management who didn't sacrifice ideals."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Somerville, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Somerville, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Echo Nest full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great culture, great team, great vision, and great product

    Cons

    Good companies come with good people who have lots of opinions, moods, and passions. I don't really consider that a con but some people might have problems with that.

    Advice to Management

    I think management did a great job hiring and keeping a great culture as they grew.


  2. "Overall great experience"

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    • 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.

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