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Concur Reviews

Updated January 21, 2015
Updated January 21, 2015
222 Reviews
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222 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work is fairly fast paced, but people have a good work life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • Concur is a highly desirable employer and leader in the SaaS Corporate Travel and Expense space (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-Life Balance - Not unusual for some IT employees to work 60 hour weeks (in 9 reviews)

  • There have been growing pains, and there is lots of work to do to meet the aggressive goals (in 7 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very happy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concur

    Pros

    -time off
    -company culture
    -facilities of HQ
    -perks

    Cons

    -quite a bit of executive leadership change since acquisition, which is unnerving for many
    -i feel like my salary is quite low since i believe it was primarily based on my old position at my previous company, well under where my colleagues are at in my department

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concur

    Pros

    innovative, visionary, great sales execution, collaboration

    Cons

    work / life balance can be challenging but EVERYONE works very hard so it is contagious

  3.  

    Great leadership, people, and products.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Concur full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    A lot of really sharp people with no egos. Fantastic culture. Great products.

    Cons

    Marketing is slow to react to fast paced market and message.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the culture in tact - post acquisition.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. 5 people found this helpful  

    Strong culture of hard working, positive people that you actually like working with!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Director
    Current Employee - Senior Director

    I have been working at Concur

    Pros

    I've been at enough companies in my career to know that no place is perfect. But the founders did a nice job building a positive culture of "people you want to work with" - almost everyone I've worked with are helpful, positive, and just genuinely good people. Tons of folks have been here a very long time, which speaks to the culture. Still feels entrepreneurial in spite of its growing size.

    Cons

    Sometimes the folks that have been there a long time cannot realize there are other, better ways of doing things. They aren't resistant to change, they just don't have exposure to other methods and processes. Company has under-invested in internal infrastructure. Needs to put some $$$ toward systems, processes, data/analytics, and some back office things to help with the growth and future scaling

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose the culture with the SAP deal! Fix the infrastructure issues!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Company!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive in Eden Prairie, MN

    I have been working at Concur full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The people & culture at Concur are phenomenal. They hire great people and it shows. Once you are in the door Managements goal is to develop the staff and help you grow within the organization. They are great at rewarding the Sales Team and they always are providing fun incentives. I hope to stay at Concur for a very long time!

    Cons

    It is a fast paced environment. If you are not one for change– this is not the Company for you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 4 people found this helpful  

    Amazing!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Executive

    I have been working at Concur full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culture is incredible! I've never worked for a place that cared as much about their people as Concur. Innovation engine is unbelievable here! I'm humbled to work with some of the smartest people in the world.

    Cons

    Very little to complain about. Some typical growing pains re: processes and infrastructure but aside from that, I feel blessed to come to work here every day.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate frequently! Your passion is inspiring and pushes us to reach greater heights. If you want to carry that momentum, be constantly visible. Especially using webcast for the remote offices.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company with great opportunity!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Consultant in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Consultant in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Concur full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Despite rapid growth over the last few years, the company has done a good job of maintaining it's culture and focus on it's core objectives - which includes hiring and rewarding great people.

    Cons

    There have been growing pains, and there is lots of work to do to meet the aggressive goals. Overall compensation is pretty good; however, healthcare benefits and 401K could be much better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure to keep focused on being truly innovative, and not accepting "good" when "great" is within reach.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Concur is a very good company, with capable people that work well together

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concur full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Concur is a highly desirable employer and leader in the SaaS Corporate Travel and Expense space. Benefits are competitive and one can enjoy a work/personal balance here. Really like working for my manager.

    Cons

    Highly leveled, many layers of management. Recent announcement of SAP will change the culture of the company, just not sure how much yet.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Depending on the degree of autonomy with SAP (when that acquisition goes through), consider a flatter organizational structure.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great benefits given on the first day!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Support Analyst I in Vienna, VA
    Current Employee - Client Support Analyst I in Vienna, VA

    I have been working at Concur full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Free breakfast first Monday of the month

    Cons

    New managers promoted from within need skills development

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 3 people found this helpful  

    Never boring

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concur

    Pros

    Great compensation, wonderful people, great culture.

    Cons

    High pressure, management tends to change direction frequently

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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