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Best place to work if you believe in yourself !

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Current Employee - Seller Support Associate  in  Hyderābād (India)
Current Employee - Seller Support Associate in Hyderābād (India)

Pros

One of the best work environment I could find here.

Cons

Few senior leadership people try to rule this company and misuse authority.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lot of technology to learn

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    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros

    Good peer level, technology and work.

    Cons

    Not great work-life balance. Need better training to new employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 16 people found this helpful  

    Pure misery - much worse being an associate at a law firm

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    Former Employee - Corporate Counsel  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Corporate Counsel in Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros

    Very competitive salary for Seattle market

    Cons

    - Workload and work/life balance (was even worse than being at a big law firm)
    - Inadequate training
    - Uninteresting work (get ready to spend your days writing disclaimers)
    - Few perks
    - Unsupportive environment with virtually no secretarial or paralegal support
    - Cramped, noisy and dark offices
    - Endless goal setting and review processes that keep you from doing your work
    - Dishonest personnel misrepresented the nature of the job and the benefit/compensation packages I would be given during the interview process
    - Only 2 weeks paid vacation per year during first 2 years of employment
    - Dogs all over the office - if you don't like hearing/seeing/smelling other people's dogs all day, you'll be miserable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If they have any interest in retaining talent, they should try to improve training and support, improve work/life balance, streamline the endless cycle of goal-setting and reviews and generally encourage an environment of teamwork and mutual support. Backbiting and dishonesty pervades throughout the legal department, beginning during interview process and lasting past when I gave notice. It surely is costly to have a revolving door of a legal department, but virtually everybody I know there left, or intends to leave, at the first opportunity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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