Dice
3.2 of 5 14 reviews
www.diceholdingsinc.com New York, NY 150 to 499 Employees

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Updated Feb 28, 2014

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70% Approve of the CEO

Dice President, CEO, and Director Scot W. Melland

Scot W. Melland

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54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Dice is really great

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Dice full-time

ProsGreat people and lots of interesting work.

ConsNo room for personal growth

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good energy, collaborative, relaxed environment.

Shared Services Contractor (Current Employee)
Urbandale, IA (US)

I have been working at Dice as a contractor for less than a year

ProsI am enjoying my time at Dice. Functioning like a true tech company the atmosphere is relaxed and casual. If you prefer to wear jeans and a sweatshirt on Tuesday you can, if you like to wear dress pants you can do that too. A fun environment that seems like it encourages a happy, relaxed but productive work place.

ConsAll parts of the business (customer service, sales, marketing, tech service/repair etc) are laid out in chunks, sometimes it can be difficult for the individual units to work together or communicate.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A good company, but struggling to find its place in a changing environment

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at Dice full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGreat brands, smart people to work with

ConsSlow to make changes, particularly in Prodcut

Advice to Senior ManagementFind ways to move faster

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Time will tell

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Dice full-time

ProsWork life balance
New leadership
Great people
Competitive pay
The future looks better, new leadership brings new ideas and innovation. Hopefully the years ahead will be even brighter.

ConsBack end driven
Lack of strategy
Poor planning causes too many unnecessary issues
Poor communication between departments
Too much power to the financial side of the business

Advice to Senior ManagementStop being so back end focused. Make sure you have the best people in each position. The future looks bright..... LEAD and INNOVATE

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sales (Current Employee)
Urbandale, IA (US)

I have been working at Dice full-time

ProsGreat benefits
New Leadership
Flexibility
Good work environment

ConsLack of communication
Lack of career training and advancement
Leadership tends to play favorites
No raises

Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate more of what is going on. Provide sales training opportunities

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Absolutely horrible work experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Urbandale, IA (US)

I have been working at Dice full-time for more than a year

Pros- Pay is OK
- There are some people there, primarily those that have been there 5 years or less, who are good at what they do and current in their knowledge.

Cons- Absolutely no strategic direction whatsoever
- Make people directors and managers just because they've been there a while
- No communication within or between departments
- Lots of dead weight staff that has been there a long time and brings no value
- Stuck in the 90s for processes (when they exist) and technology
- HR department is a laughingstock
- Spends a ridiculous amount of money on fluff

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of 90 percent of the directors and above in the organization. Certain areas are extremely over staffed, while others are greatly understaffed.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sales Representative (Current Employee)

I have been working at Dice full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood people - everyone works hard. Product is solid but not spectacular.

ConsTechnology at times seem a little dated. Company does not move as fast as competition is moving in product development. Product team needs to think outside the box.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on the customer and end users. Use the customer input that the sales team bring in to move the product forward.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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excellent company, helping people find jobs

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Dice full-time

Prosgood culture, great people, dynamic

Consa bit slow to change things

Advice to Senior Managementspeed up

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Company but Very Stressful, good bonus program

Information Technology (Former Employee)
Urbandale, IA (US)

I worked at Dice full-time for more than a year

ProsExcellent benefits, nice people, everyone is very friendly, good bonus program

ConsTheir expectations for project timelines are unattainable at times. IT and Accounting are always battling with little power plays back and forth. IT and Accounting directors are extremely difficult to work for as they do not communicate there needs in a professional manner. Have realistic goals and needs better communication.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement needs to give better direction and remember what direction they have given. Inform the employees of the direction they are trying to go in instead making changes constatnly. Stay with one game plan and not change in the middle of things. Have realistic goals.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good...not much chance of advancement

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Dice full-time for more than 3 years

ProsBenefits, time off is exceptional

Consno room for advancement-not even in my own department

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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