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"Excellent technology group"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Software Developer Intern in Portland, OR
Former Intern - Software Developer Intern in Portland, OR
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

I worked at WebMD Health as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

-Brilliant people in tech. The tech group works closely and with rather negligible friction with the business departments. The mentoring I received via code reviews and other experiences, such as participating in conducting user study, etc., shows their commitment towards nurturing every employee.
-Casual dress code.
-subsidized vending machines
-Team building at any place of choice
-Showers for those who rode bike to work

Cons

I did not find any cons during my short employment.

Other Employee Reviews for WebMD Health

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Ok if you loved Junior High"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Professional in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at WebMD Health full-time

    Pros

    Nice location, free coffee, water

    Cons

    Cliques and old friendships cripple newer staffers. Nothing is written down, no procedures, org charts, asking for information viewed as suspicious. So bad it's hard to take it seriously, but they are dead serious: you will feel bad about yourself and your work in no time. May be great place to work if you like competing to join the cool kids. Not for grown-up professionals.

    Advice to Management

    Evaluate your managers, especially those who "grew up" at Medscape/WebMD. Perhaps they didn't actually grow up at all. Abolish all meetings and initiatives that involve consensus of a group larger than 4-5 individuals. Instead,encourage small, informal initiatives. Take what your employees are saying here to heart. What does WebMd have such a disgruntled work force?


  2. "Demoralizing, poorly organized company, that has no vision of what to do"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Contractor in Portland, OR
    Former Contractor - Contractor in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at WebMD Health as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fresh fruit in the office every day. Good location. Good pay.

    Cons

    Very poorly structured office. Impossible to do impactful work as most of your time is spent fixing tiny problems. There is no technical vision and employees spend a lot of effort in passing problems over to other departments than in getting problems solved.

    Advice to Management

    Restructure the company so that teams are cross-functional and people actually have ownership of the projects they are working on. Bring in a CIO and a data architect. Also when terminating a contract early, give the contractor reasonable notice that funding has changed.

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