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Pandora Media, LLC Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Dec 2, 2019

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3.7
65%
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Pandora Media, LLC CEO Jim Meyer
Jim Meyer
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "Competitive salaries and the best work/life/balance I've ever had in my professional career(in 77 reviews)

  • "Great culture and work life balance(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "No major cons to speak of, only that they don't do a 401k match(in 25 reviews)

  • "No 401k match at the moment, but apparently working on that(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive salaries and the best work/life/balance I've ever had in my professional career

    Cons

    Quite a few leadership changes over the past few years, which has lead to some organizational changes, including layoffs.

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-05-29
  2. "The best work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Really good work life balance, great snacks, work from home flexibility, summer Friday's, lots of activities

    Cons

    Job itself can get a little boring and isn’t very challenging

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-12-03
  3. Helpful (3)

    "National Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, pretty decent work life balance when you know what you're doing, and awesome people

    Cons

    Favoritism runs rampant in some departments, Cliques form like in High School and can be pretty immature and unprofessional in certain circumstances

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-10-29
  4. Helpful (3)

    "Great people (for the most part), though turnover is high (for a reason)"

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    Former Intern - Manager in Oakland, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pandora Media, LLC for less than a year

    Pros

    -Smart, hardworking, talented people -Competitive pay -Good work/life balance, including remote working -Terrific perks -Generally positive and inclusive culture

    Cons

    -High turnover, especially among senior team members and leaders -Conflicting cultures between SiriusXM and Pandora -Continual rescopes for individuals, often causing confusion and attrition -Different teams (specifically some closer to SiriusXM) held to different standards of performance, process, and communication -Concerns about the future of the company post-SiriusXM acquisition, which have yet to be... addressed

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    Advice to Management

    Stop minimizing the frustrations, challenges, and concerns being expressed by your employees and teams. Be actionable about feedback. Get your key goals and areas of focus in place, and clearly communicate them to your teams.

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-11-13
  5. Helpful (3)

    "Good pay, good people, bad vision"

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    Current Employee - Copywriter in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance Great pay Great benefits Good people

    Cons

    You work for SiriusXM The vision for the product/company is unclear Leaders aren't interested in doing good marketing

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-09-27
  6. "Great Work/Life balance"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work/Life balance is amazing. Great people to work with. Really streamlined.

    Cons

    Can feel very corporate at time.

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-09-20
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive 
    Recommends

    I worked at Pandora Media, LLC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company is mindful of offering work-life balance. A company that works hard while also having fun.

    Cons

    A bit of uncertainty as the company evolves.

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-08-23
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great place before SXM"

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    Current Employee - Senior Finance Analyst in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture and work life balance

    Cons

    Recently purchased by SiriusXm which will be a negative in the long run.

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-06-07
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Meet the new boss."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC full-time

    Pros

    Work/life Balance. Great coworkers. Diversity.

    Cons

    Lack of advancement opportunities. Uncertainty from SXM acquisition.

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-03-28
  10. "contractor"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 

    I have been working at Pandora Media, LLC for less than a year

    Pros

    learning experience, work life balance

    Cons

    feel like made much contribution but didnt get fully recognized

    Pandora Media, LLC2019-02-12
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