Activision - overworked underpaid | Glassdoor.com.au
Pros
  • "Stable company since video game industry is booming" (in 13 reviews)

  • "Great people pushing themselves to do their best work and inspire others" (in 14 reviews)

Cons

Employee Review

Employee Review

Helpful (3)

"overworked underpaid"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Manager
Current Employee - Senior Manager
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

Good parties, people are hard working and team players, Fun environment to work in - games are sold at lower prices to employees.

Cons

Not a great company for advancement. Some managers are not good at managing and it's incredibly frustrating. No ESPP, no option grants for anyone below VP level.

Advice to Management

Recognize that middle managers work hard and contribute and deserve more than what you are giving. options should be given to everyone not just the higher ups. bring back ESPP

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "fun"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager
    Current Employee - Program Manager
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    fun and refreshing, exciting, challenging

    Cons

    long hours, tough time tables

    Advice to Management

    listen to the people


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Bad experience."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Entertainment industry, the people you meet, highly competant employees.

    Cons

    Senior management and their egos. How did some of these people get to where they are at anyway? Senior management has lost control of what's really going on with the people who actually do the real work.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to respect the people that support you.

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