Global Eagle Entertainment Employee Reviews

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Good environment and product but rapid changes almost every week
Talent Acquisition Partner (Former Employee) –  Irvine, CAJuly 10, 2018
Company was a fun place to work (due to the people mostly) but constantly in transformation mode and was unexpectedly laid off.
I liked the technology and they had lots of fun events as well so there was a real sense of pride during the good times.
Pros
work life balance, good technology, very good benefits package
Cons
low stock price meant stability was in jeopardy, needed better cohesiveness in many ways.
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Leadership needs work
Sales (Current Employee) –  Miramar, FLJuly 2, 2018
A few years ago the company was making a change for the better, but over the last 2 years the leadership team has become quite disengaged with the teams that are actually doing the work. The senior leaders and executive leaders are very smart hard working folks, its a pity most of them are in it mainly for their own self worth. A few of them also just seem to be willing to make themselves and their "friends from former companies" happy. The company would be a great place to work if the leadership team got their act together.
Pros
international experience
Cons
bad leadership
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Great place to grow
Technician (Former Employee) –  Miramar, FL 33025June 19, 2018
Global Eagle gave me as much space as i wanted to grow and learn my job and more. i got CCNA training without having to pay out of pocket and learned various fields of IT.
Pros
quickpace
Cons
stressful
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Very Dynamic fun place for work
Vice President, Special Projects (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CAJune 4, 2018
Global Eagle is a great place to work. They have done a great job hiring the right talent. The main asset of Global Eagle is its people. The company is also global company which provides for opportunities for mobility and growth.
Pros
Fare Compensation
Cons
None
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Lots of work and great people to work with
MANAGER OF AIRCRAFT INTEGRATION ENGINEERING (Former Employee) –  Lombard, ILOctober 11, 2017
Fast paced project work. Very short deadlines set per sale department along. They do have lots of work and you are busy everyday working 10 to 12 hours
Pros
Lots of work and great people to work with
Cons
work through many weekends
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This company is fair with all employees
global facilites manager (Former Employee) –  Los Angeles, CASeptember 7, 2017
The only downsize is that they do have many issues with overall operation, and sales department areas, especial with the upper level management team...
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good people
Vault Clerk (Former Employee) –  Irvine, CAAugust 26, 2017
It was nice working all those years but it's clear they don't care about you I worked hard for Gee.also
Vault and Machine operations Tape manager Needs to learn how treat people better,very Rude with people
truly they only use favoritism to move people to other positions
Working for the vault guy is like working in prison,
Don't know why they put up with him.
This two manager's are always having secret meetings about other employees.That's Terrible.
Company needs more employee meetings.
Pros
no free lunches
Cons
short breaks
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Cut throat politics
Prefer not to say (Former Employee) –  Orange County, CAJuly 29, 2017
Most of the technical staff is really cool to work with/for.
Upper management though is really disconnected from the rest of the employees. It seems that people do not work for money according to HR...
Pros
Engineering team is knowledgeable and great to work with.
Cons
Politics and upper management / HR under estimating employees.
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4.0
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Good Company in very competitive space
Employee (Former Employee) –  Marina del Rey, CAJune 1, 2017
Despite the size, has the feel of a small company. It needs major investment and a solidified strategy. Content business has low barriers to entry. Connectivity business is very capital intensive and needs investments in network.
Pros
Good people, competitive salaries
Cons
Lack of investment, limited culture given many acquisitions
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Place needs better leadership
System Engineer (Former Employee) –  Lombard, ILFebruary 22, 2017
The company has heavy turnover and poor employee recognition. It is also very top heavy ad poorly run. There is no vision.
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Change is slow
Director of Operations, Marina Del Rey (Current Employee) –  Marina Del ReyMarch 3, 2015
Being a part of an acquisition company creates challenges. The wheels of change move very slowly and a definitive direction isn't always obvious.

As with any start up it takes some time to establish policy and procedures, even if you're a multi million dollar start up.
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