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Pros
  • Great work life balance, summer Fridays, insane amount of PTO, lots of perks and great health benefits (in 40 reviews)

  • The company atmosphere is lighthearted and laid back (in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance wasn't great, but it was manageable (in 16 reviews)

  • long long hours can be draining (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Fun experience"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Young, friendly, bubbly employees
    People are always willing to help and share their insight
    Cool offices
    Great building and views
    Fun environment

    Cons

    I was only an intern so I didn't see too many downsides. Did hear stories though about difficulty moving up the ladder and understaffed departments like in programming.

    Advice to Management

    Pay interns! Or at least give up a travel stipend. For such a huge corporation, a stipend to interns can definitely be afforded!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fun place"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    free tv premiers and tickets to shows

    Cons

    Boring if you are not on the entertainment or creative side of the business

    Advice to Management

    Vision seems scattered at times

  3. Helpful (3)

    "Poor leaders"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good work hours, nice group of peers to work with

    Cons

    most of the mangement has not worked anywhere else, quite a few entitled vp's who probably couldn't work anywhere else, not open to new ideas, belittle people,

    Advice to Management

    clean out your marketing departments leadership


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Interesting people to work with if you are not set on having a career"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great technologists to work with.

    Cons

    Inmature organization. No carrier growth potential.


  5. Helpful (4)

    "Discouraging, underpaid, poor leadership from upper management"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Young popular company, impressive on resume, fun culture, good experience. You can meet some really awesome people here. And the view from your desk is spectacular.

    Cons

    Low pay, poor management, no advancement. It takes forever to reach management. There is no advancement plan so it's basically about who you know and kissing ass to get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Manager workshops and learn to treat analysts as adults.


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