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GlobeCast Reviews

Updated June 13, 2017
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GlobeCast Président-Directeur Général Olivier Barberot
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  1. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good product and new direction in place.
    New CFO is great, has vision, and is dedicated.

    Cons

    Past struggles still haunt them.


  2. "Full of potential, now more than ever before."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlobeCast full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Well positioned to succeed and has the potential to become an extremely desirable place to work. Having been in the company for years, this is the best time to be there (2017). I moved on due to a major career change but would have loved to stay another few years. Senior management finally "cleaning up the mess" left from years of negligence and despair.

    Cons

    Lots of diplomacy and political headaches from Parisian counterparts. Current leader doing an excellent job of navigating through the muddy French waters.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on keeping on. Full speed ahead.

  3. "GlobeCast: what is going to happen tonight?"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Room for growth, smaller company but definitely a good opportunity to "stand out" in such a small industry (satcom). Many changes have been made over the years but the company is still not at a "good place" as far as financial stability is concerned. The company really needs to focus on the market and beef up the ever-shrinking sales department for more numbers. Far too much time and money is spend in marketing and not enough in sales.

    Cons

    Company can change ways almost overnight. Management decisions not always articulated and done on the fly. Can come of as "unstable" when there is obvious potential for future growth

    Advice to Management

    Communication!


  4. "VU"

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    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlobeCast (More than a year)

    Pros

    Professional management for the location

    Cons

    Unstable a few times during the period

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Good experience and a great team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Hi salary, being an interesting job.

    Cons

    No extra hours paid at all.

    Advice to Management

    Try to keep employees aboard


  6. "Not sure what the future hold for company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people work for this company. Small company so advancement is available but there is a ceiling if you are not french.

    Cons

    Lots of finger pointing, everyone for themselves mentality, lack of communication from management, it is not uncommon to have to work late or drop a project because of a last minute "urgent" task.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Foot in the door company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great hours, friendly co-workers, hands on with equipment

    Cons

    HR is a mess, constantly cutting people to save money, isolation from main corporate office leads to a slow response time

    Advice to Management

    Firing more people doesn't improve operations, it chokes it.

  8. "Room for improvement"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GlobeCast full-time

    Pros

    Creative culture and atmosphere provided a stable and fun place to launch a career. The benefits were above average.

    Cons

    Long hours, limited growth potential. Not a lot of opportunities for promotion. Confusion about mission and company direction. Some favoritism is apparent.

    Advice to Management

    Innovation is the key and that means developing a plan for staying relevant in the marketplace, developing potential leaders and promoting within the organization.


  9. "Good Place to learn the businesss"

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    Current Employee - TOC in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - TOC in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good atmosphere. Working with many creative people from throughout the world.

    Cons

    pay is not completely competitive. Long hours and the direction of the company can be a little vague.


  10. "the company can improve on its HR processes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    its brand though one that's not quite known in the Americas. It provides many solutions for broadcasters who are big names.

    Cons

    confused on the company's direction. opportunity for the company to do extraordinary out of the box stuff but yet to see it.

    Advice to Management

    The company does not really have a true 'creative' center. There are many senior staff who are comfortable to remain there and bide their time.


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