Jive Software Reviews

Updated Sep 7, 2021

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3.2
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32 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great People and atmosphere before it acquired(in 28 reviews)

  • "Great company, fabulous people, some great friendships(in 22 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long days, little work life balance(in 10 reviews)

  • "After Aurea has taken over, executive leadership is worthless(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Decent place

      Apr 28, 2021 - Chief of Staff in Papaur
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pantry is always available for snacking.

      Cons

      Too much food in the pantry, made me unable to watch my weight.

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company

      Mar 26, 2021 - Software Developer in Chennai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment nice people freshers carrier path

      Cons

      Nothing to say all are good

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      software engineer

      Jun 11, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work culture is good there.

      Cons

      Money is the only problem

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Salary

      Jun 20, 2018 - Jiv in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good the company is very nice

      Cons

      No as of now here because it has very good nature

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good Company

      Dec 19, 2015 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      working area is quite and energetic environment good employees behavior chances of growth is good in specific field

      Cons

      jive software is good for freshers looking for specific direction but they dont give any kind of chance to grow in different direction

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      A tale of caution

      Sep 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Was good people, not sure anymore

      Cons

      Sold out to the highest bidder

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      best place to work for in Israel

      Jun 24, 2021 - Manual QA Tester in Tel Aviv-Yafo
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good benefits and great people

      Cons

      none really, I enjoyed working there

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Missed opportunity

      Jul 7, 2021 - Marketing 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      convenient work location and ability to work from home

      Cons

      toxic culture during transition - hopefully it's gotten better

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Avoid

      Jun 30, 2021 - Technical Support Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      This was a great place to work, until they were acquired by Aurea.

      Cons

      The culture was absolutely gutted after the acquisition.

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    11. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Literally a shell company of its former self

      Mar 28, 2021 - Product Designer in Portland, OR
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Jive had an amazing culture of amazing people who have moved on to uplift competitors and create successful startups. The culture of mutual respect was so strong that a very large contingent of employees stay in touch, make recommendations for each other, and generally look out for each other.

      Cons

      Aurea swooped in for the IP and customer list while demonstrating that they didn’t even fully comprehend the value or even the function of the product they were buying. They showed their hand on day one of the takeover in 2017. They showed that they had no respect for employees, nor for customers, and definitely not for security standards and certification that was hard fought for and won. Almost immediately they violated security protocols for certain customers and Jive's FedRamp status. Current management is unethical and purely self-serving. They must have done the back-of-napkin calculations before the takeover that they’d make their investment money back purely off the customer renewals for three years, while old loyal customers scrambled to find a replacement platform they could migrate their data to. Currently, as employers, they require spyware installed by IT on your own WFH equipment as part of your employment contract so that they may take screenshots and log keystrokes, just so they can make sure you’re being “efficient.”

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