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Too many people with egos work for this company.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsIt was a lot of fun working with a gaming company and communicating with the players.

ConsThe biggest issue is the lack of communication between the staff at Zynga. If you send an email, most often they don't even bother replying. My new manager always find time to return emails and expects us to confirm important information always - and the great communication makes for a great work environment. When you tell them what the problem is, based on the voices of hundreds of very angry people, they don't look for a solution to the problem. They instead make excuses...

Advice to Senior ManagementFind real solutions to the real problems. If you have players complaining that they are getting goals for so many houses that they don't even have room to put them - if you can't slow down, at least find a way for players to make the most out of the virtual real estate they have. Learn to work as a team and learn how to communicate with people who are trying to make things better for the company. Listen to your customers, they are telling you what they want and what they hate. With anything technology it's all about keeping up with the rapid pace of change and staying ahead of the game. This is taught in basic programming classes! Zynga has not changed much since it launched besides adding some better graphics. But the games are all the same - and buggy as heck. Learn to value your core members - if you save your core members instead of seeking out new players, you will make at least 5x more profit. The only thing you have shown them is they better not trust you or invest in our company because you'll just shut the game down anyway. There's a lot that needs to happen, and the changes need to take place from the top-down.

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

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    Zynga is for people who like to lick the boots of HR & know to blow their trumpet well...

    QA Role (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

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


    Pros: Food, Food, nothing much to mention about Cons: >> Attitude of HR [Big heads] as Appraisal, Perks & Compensation is in their Hands. Never seen a company like this before. Its… Advice to Senior Management: >> Try to recognise people with open mindedness. Dont presume things & reward people of your choice. >> All that glitters is not Gold, recognise individual's… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Zynga India - synonym for Favoritism, Nepotism, Corruption

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

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


    Pros: Food. Good enough facilities. Amiable security staff (nothing else… Cons: In Zynga India HR and ceratain bosses has the ultimate say against any reason & justification. haughty and ludicrous HR top. Top notch favoritism.… Advice to Senior Management: Enjoy your life. But remember, if you are unethical and rotten to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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