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Telenav Reviews

Updated May 10, 2017
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Pros
  • Other perks include: free food, team events, free massages, on-site gym, low-cost health insurance (in 15 reviews)

  • Software engineers are smart and hard working, many new technology and best practice are used (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • watch how quickly google and apple can drink your milkshake (in 8 reviews)

  • management team changes frequently (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to start with"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Lots to learn
    - New technology
    - Contracts from reputed OEMs
    - Happy hours

    Cons

    - Low salary
    - Less cultural diversity

    Advice to Management

    Hire and retain talent.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Staff Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work style, kind people and interesting projects to work on

    Cons

    The stock price is not very good and the future is not very clear

  3. Helpful (1)

    "A review"

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

    I have been working at Telenav full-time

    Pros

    Many extremely gifted and intelligent coworkers and solid teamwork. Free lunches every day and happy hour on Friday.

    Cons

    Often times, managerial decisions seem like they are made in a panic, rather then from a position of confidence.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Good environment"

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    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly coworker, food truck and happy hour

    Cons

    less pay, too much layoff, no completion


  5. "5+ years Telenav review"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice people to work with, they have own income channels stable works.

    Cons

    not growing fast enough to be a great company


  6. "Good solid company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Telenav full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment and great future outlook

    Cons

    Margins are getting low and company need to watch the bottom line.


  7. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teamwork atmosphere. People genuinely want to help each other.
    A lot of learning and growth opportunities in hot technologies (map and search). it is up to you about how much you can absorb.
    Freedom to move to different positions and try different things.
    Least politics in all the companies I have worked for.

    Cons

    Fierce competition in the market place. Stock not doing well.

    Advice to Management

    Explore and invest in the right areas to regain growth.

  8. "Good learning and perks"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav as an intern

    Pros

    Good work, learning and perks

    Cons

    Not much of a con till now


  9. "Overall a good company"

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    Current Employee - Director Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Director Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav full-time

    Pros

    if you are looking for a place to learn and grow this is a right place

    Cons

    food sucks, it's one man show.

    Advice to Management

    Cleanup middle management, they all are junk.
    Get a VP of engineering, CEO should not act like one


  10. "Sr Regional Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company! Lots of autonomy to make team level decisions, manage team and create a friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Salaries were a bit low for industry standards. During acquisition phase all processes became very tight kind of changing the overall environment.


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