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Current Employee - Program Manager  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
Current Employee - Program Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)

Pros

- Compensation and benefits are excellant
- People are very intelligent
- Operates as a meritocracy
- It is a very friendly place to work

Cons

- Consensus based decision making
- Slow to get things done
- Can be difficult to get things changed easily

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Centralize decision making more

Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

    Pros

    Very profitable and I did not need to change of building after Sep 15/2008 . . . . . . . . . . .

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and bureaucracy ...Not very aggressive company . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hiring the best of the best on sales is KEY same for IT ! . . . . . . . . . . .

    Approves of CEO
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    Pays well but work culture is similar to Europe

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    Good pay, international opportunities, Peer group is experienced, People are nice and enthusiastic.

    Cons

    European working culture meaning no cubes, the desks are clustered so not as much space as needed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better work atmosphere, more fun days, more time off. more work life balance, more opportunities to go internationally

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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