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Cars.com Reviews

109 Reviews
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109 Reviews
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Cars.com President Mitch Golub
Mitch Golub
85 Ratings
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    Great Experience with a top brand

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Cars.com

    Pros

    Leader in the third-party automotive website space, offers great work/life balance., great place to gain experience

    Cons

    While great at promoting from within, sometimes they need a little fresh blood or outside perspective to gain an understanding of other products in the marketplace and the competition.

    Recommends
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Cars.com Interviews

Updated Nov 17, 2014
Updated Nov 17, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cars.com.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and received a call from a recruiter about a week later. After that, I was asked to interview face-to-face with my would-be supervisor and two of my would-be peers. About another week after that, I was asked to meet with two directors and the VP of Operations. All of these interviews were separate one-on-ones, which seemed unnecessary because many of the questions repeated from interviewer to interviewer.

    Everyone was very friendly and I was sold on the job and the company. All of the questions were essentially about my management style/personality. They didn't seem to care much about my technical expertise.

    After about another week the recruiter called me and told me that they went with someone else that had more experience. They said that they really liked me and would keep me in mind if any other positions opened up (everyone says that). However, they did contact me a few months later about another position, but didn't select me for that one either.....which I felt was a waste of my time after already interviewing 7 times with 7 different people in the department.

    Interview Questions
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Additional Info

Website www.cars.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

Cars.com, the leading destination for car shoppers, is ALL DRIVE and we want employees who are confident, driven and all in. We appreciate and understand how individual efforts contribute to our success - every member of the Cars.com family plays a role in driving our business forward We’re big enough to provide abundant resources and small enough for you to make an... More

Mission: To make car shopping and selling a great experience.

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