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  1. "Good experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motricity (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great colleagues
    Good place to start a career; Lots of opportunities to grow and learn (wear many hats)
    Managers and director-level management were very sharp and talented
    Ability to gain practical experience

    Cons

    Poorly managed by executives; unclear business direction
    Regular layoffs/down-sizing
    Workload did not always match title
    Disconnect between contributors and executive management

    Advice to Management

    Inability to pick a direction and move forward with a single business strategy kept the business floundering and spinning in circles. Talented staff were trying to keep up with ever-changing direction.


  2. "Ok place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motricity (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great people and chance to learn

    Cons

    company doesnt exist anymore so no cons to describe


  3. "Ridiculous!"

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    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motricity (More than a year)

    Pros

    Can't think of any pros to the company or the job when I was there

    Cons

    Management disaster. Ego driven phony management.

    Advice to Management

    Get in touch with reality.


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  5. "Things went downhill after InfoSpace "acquisition""

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Intelligence Engineer in Morrisville, NC
    Former Employee - Senior Business Intelligence Engineer in Morrisville, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motricity full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The majority of management was located on the east coast and they were very understanding and flexible to work with the time difference.

    Cons

    It was difficult to work on assignments when the majority of the team was on a 3 hour time difference. There were about 2 overlapping hours where all members were in the office and not at lunch. The senior management (2007-2010) showed very little promise beyond basic sales and hype-filled presentations.


  6. "Company out of business"

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    Current Employee - Support Operation Center Analyst in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Support Operation Center Analyst in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Motricity full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    No pros - bad company

    Cons

    There are many, namely an outdated business model and huge debt. The management was clueless

    Advice to Management

    They need to communicate more with their staff


  7. "Interesting place to work"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motricity full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    fast paced, mobile space, technology

    Cons

    seems to be always laying people off

    Advice to Management

    focus on a strategy to grow


  8. "Motricity no more"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Motricity full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay and benefits. A lot of talented co-workers that knew how to work as a Team and help each other out.

    Cons

    Company failed to innovate with a new platform and/or services for an International audience. Management failed to steer the ship in the right direction.

    Advice to Management

    Research your demographic before taking an old product Internationally. People in the US are much more likely to spend money on entertainment than those abroad.


  9. "Was a good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motricity full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Used to be a good company

    Cons

    Executive Team had no clue


  10. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Motricity full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers who care and put up with an awful lot while only occasionally exploding in frustration.

    Cons

    No clear direction or consistency, no vision


  11. "Interesting!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Motricity full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Nimble and dynamic environment, fast paced culture.

    Cons

    Volatile strategic initiatives, inadequately prepared to compete

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing it!


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