Mission: Creating intelligent spaces.
I have been working at Purple WiFi full-time (More than a year)
Easy drive to work... decent parties.
I feel like the company is on the brink of imploding.
Having just released a "new" overhaul of the portal it is full of issues. Despite repeated concerns being raised from a number of the development team it was more important to get out a product announcement than make sure it worked! React isn't fit for the purposes needed and rather than patch the stack a complete rewrite on a more suitable platform would be time better spent.
Getting press headlines and exposure seems to be more important to management than creating a useful product, take the time and product will speak for itself.
With a loan of 5 million a while ago followed by a "top up" I now worry each payday, concerned if my pay is going to make it into the bank. Don't loans need to be paid back? With what money!
There has been rumors of sale multiple times over the past two years but it never comes to anything,. I feel management are fluffing for sale rather than focusing on building the business and a valuable product. I came here to build a product not help in a PR exercise.
Changing priorities without consideration.
Changing directions constantly.
Advice to Management
Talk to your staff let them now whats really going on.
Focus on the product not press.
Stop posting reviews from HR , its only helping to delude management.
The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Purple WiFi (Manchester, England (UK)) in October-2016.
Very straight forward. 2 F2F interviews which were 2 way conversations, allowing me to find out as much about Purple as for Purple to find out about me. The first of which was mainly discussing what I had done previously, my motivations in leaving my current position and joining Purple. The 2nd F2F was to discuss the plans I had and what I could bring to Purple, at this stage we also discussed areas of concern in my application which gave me the chance to overcome any objections.
There was also 2 quick tests; personality and intelligence after the interviews.