iStrategyLabs - Some good, more bad. | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (17)

    "Some good, more bad."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at iStrategyLabs full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Some very smart people. Opportunity is there for you to invest in yourself, learn, and take a bit of knowledge from the place. Opportunity is also there for you to operate relatively autonomously.

    Cons

    Really going to try not to rant here, but no promises. First and foremost, they're selling snake oil and their clients are starting to realize that. No matter how ISL presents themselves, they are a social media content shop just plugging away at digging the ditch for a roster of boring, tired brands. Add to that an upper management who have no work experience outside of ISL (and are now beholden to a holding company...

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    Advice to Management

    Oh boy, will you guys even take it or care? Well, here's a few things: - Actually reward people for being smart and ambitious, don't just say it's something you value. - Make sure you're paying your ostensibly tenured employees commensurately with your new hires. - For goodness sake, Peter needs to be more involved or step down entirely. His level of involvement in day-to-day operations, or lack thereof, is a morale...

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    iStrategyLabs2017-05-18

    iStrategyLabs Response

    May 22, 2017CEO

    From Peter Corbett, CEO, ISL: First: I'm sorry you had such a bad experience at ISL. Over the years there have been a handful of people that either didn't quite fit, or we had bad timing and had to let them go. I take responsibility for both - either we haven't designed a vetting ...

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Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Creative Technologist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at iStrategyLabs

    Pros

    Great team and work atmosphere, emphasis on good technology.

    Cons

    Fast paced environment, possibility of working nights and weekends.

    iStrategyLabs2017-01-26
  2. Helpful (6)

    "A Hot Mess"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at iStrategyLabs full-time

    Pros

    A cute office, with some cute dogs, snacks, and time-off

    Cons

    Layoffs, cliques, poor direction

    Advice to Management

    Clean that place up or close.

    iStrategyLabs2018-08-24

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