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Updated September 14, 2017
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  • Amazing timings and work life balance (in 11 reviews)

  • Some of the employees are good people (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nextag (More than a year)

    Pros

    Manageable work load
    Great Office location

    Cons

    Product Team has challenge to change the norm

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  2. "Senior software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Had a good mobile team to work with. Fresh ideas were presented and collaboration was good.

    Cons

    Management was never innovative. Never really could come up with a way to diversify the business.

  3. "Its like Titanic after the wreck!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They try to work on the latest technologies and free snacks ??

    Cons

    doesn't have a CEO so the company has no direction whatsoever. People who are left aren't smart enough or willing to work.

    Advice to Management

    I don't think there is any management left. Everybody got fired even the CEO.


  4. "Learn well, but doesn't really pays off well"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Quality Engineer in San Mateo, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Quality Engineer in San Mateo, CA

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

    Pros

    You'll learn most recent techniques.

    Cons

    Sometimes your hardwork doesn't pays off well.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good people, poor management"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Vice President in San Mateo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people who work hard.

    Cons

    Company bought by firm that doesn't understand the business.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Very bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some good people, a big office

    Cons

    TERRIBLE company culture, ancient management, idiotic CEO (Katz)


  7. "Just another old start-up"

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    Former Employee - QE Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - QE Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A young enthusiastic and talented group of engineer
    Kitchen area full of snacks and drinks
    game rooms

    Cons

    Executive team has no idea of where they were heading and plan

  8. "Senior Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer

    I worked at Nextag (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good to start a first job

    Cons

    Top down management. Too much legacy, hard for innovation.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Collegues, great work. Nice office.

    Cons

    No long term strategy, no career growth. Only Yes Boss are treated well.

    Advice to Management

    Keep Working hard.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Small company with good benefits but worst upper mgmt"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Mateo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nextag full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Food, snacks, holiday parties, games etc

    Cons

    Senior mgmt, Less pay, No GC sponsorship (asks to wait for 1 yr, 2 yrs, 3 yrs, still not sign of GC process start) , No freedom to express your ideas, just do what your supervisor/mngr tell.

    Advice to Management

    Dont hire people just to fire after 6-8 months


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