Free junk food - no cubicles -
Asst. Producer (Former Employee) – San Francisco, CA – September 25, 2012
Co-workers are talented, but also very young and inexperienced in the business world. Unusually large number of small, back-biting cliques. Managers report slightest mistakes to upper management. Some offices believe they are much more important than others. People are type-cast easily and quickly. There is no work privacy (no cubicles) and it is quite difficult to do one's work with sales people guffawing loudly all day long.
Pay is decent, but you may work very long hours and many fearing loss of job will do additional work at home. People wear forced smiles, but there is a creepy, palpable sense of fear underlying the whole company. There is little upward movement, just lateral. You may get a new title, but then, even more work. Additionally, there is also an incredible obsession with team meetings and teleconferencing. It really detracts from your own work and you wind up working unnecessary long hours or working from home to play catch up.
Not a place to work if you want to be happy in your efforts and free to express concerns
free snacks - finding a cheerier job when you leave
buy your own office supplies - too many team meetings and status reports - very depressed co-workers