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Cvent – Why Work For Us?

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Our mission is to transform the events and meetings industry. Our software platform disrupts the traditional processes for the event planners who organize events and the venues that host them, creating more value for the entire events and meetings ecosystem. 

Customers in approximately 100 countries now use Cvent software to plan events, find venues, manage membership data, create mobile apps, send surveys and develop strategic meetings management programs.

At A Glance

  • 1,700+ employees worldwide
  • Over 218,000 hotels and venues listed on the Cvent Supplier Network
  • 137,000+ active users across all products

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We appreciate all of the hard work and time that our employees give to the company, and we respect and reward that contribution with an extensive benefits program.

We strive to make Cvent more than just another job – it’s a place where employees are valued and can build their careers.

Your Future

  • Accelerated leadership opportunities
  • Competitive compensation
  • International travel opportunities
  • Stock options
  • Employee mentor program
  • 401(k) plan by Fidelity
  • Structured training and development

Your Health

  • Comprehensive health and dental insurance programs, with free options
  • Premier health club corporate membership
  • Free life insurance and long-term disability coverage
  • Vision, short term disability and suppplemental life options
  • Employee assistance programs 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Your Well Being

  • Paid Time Off
  • State of the Art Office Space
  • Company Sponsored Social Events
  • Free Parking & transporation

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Cvent’s not a startup anymore, but you wouldn’t always be able to tell. We’ve worked hard to maintain a culture of entrepreneurship even as we’ve grown larger. So what does it mean to be a Cventer? It means having the freedom to innovate, while still being a part of something larger. It’s having a voice that’s heard, and a team who will listen. It’s working hard, and it’s celebrating our victories.

Celebrating Successes

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Company events at Cvent consist of more than just an annual holiday party. Company-sponsored happy hours, team-building, potlucks, paintball outings and team sports happen throughout the year.

And hey, our holiday party is pretty great too.



Giving Back

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Whether through volunteering time at company-run events or participating in donation drives, there’s always a way to get involved and make a difference.

Giving back is a core part of the Cvent culture, and we hope you can join us in improving our community and the world around us.




Getting Out

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Company picnic? Check. Paintball tournament? You got it. Bike to work day? Love it.

Here at Cvent we encourage getting out and about. When it’s beautiful outside we can promise we’ll be having events in the great outdoors!

Conveniently located in the heart of northern Virginia's business district, Cvent headquarters is less than 100 yards from Tysons Galleria and close to more than 25 restaurants as well as the area's best shopping. Cvent's headquarters in McLean Virginia is easily accessible from Route 495, Route 66 and the Dulles Toll Road, making it the ideal location for commuters coming from all parts of DC, Maryland and Virginia.  

Stay tuned -- Cvent's headquarters will be moving to a new location by the end of the summer. Here are some highlights about our new offices and surrounding location:

  • Direct access to Metro’s Silver Line Greensboro Station, which is opening July 26 and is steps away from the Cvent office
  • Daily food trucks just outside the door
  • Café in the building, with lots of food options and daily specials
  • Dozens of other restaurant and shopping options within a short walk

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    Pros

    I've been working at Cvent for about a year, and prior to arriving put a good deal of thought in my decision to come on board with the company...as someone with a passion for events and people, I could not have made a better decision. The company culture here is outstanding - it's a young (but not too young, as many reviews from years back suggest on here), thriving, cutting edge tech company that's solidifying itself as the dominant force in a greenfield industry that's hip, cool and fun....that's not to say I like every person I work with, but I absolutely respect and admire the vast majority for their work ethic, creativity, integrity and industry savvy. This crucially includes senior management, who still continues to be accessible and warm despite continued growth. Cvent is also moving towards a model that previous SaaS companies have been successful with, adopting a customer-obsessed mentality/go-to-market strategy, while moving away from some of the archaic rules and practices that have kept it from being what one would call progressive in the past. They are hiring more experienced people from the outside, particularly in critical leadership positions. This is a "good" company on the verge of being a "great" one, if Cvent continues to grow and more importantly, evolve as an enterprise.

    Cons

    At least on most of the teams (particularly sales and marketing) it's a serious grind. Not at all for the shy, faint of heart or those lacking competitive drive and self-motivation. The customers -mostly event planners and marketers- can be some of the most wonderful or the most terrible people you'll ever have to do business with. While not unique to Cvent/SaaS, the sales cycles can be exceedingly long and the end of each quarter feels like a throw back to finals week in college. Many people can handle this, but those who cave under a sales bravado driven environment should not pursue a career here. Work/life balance is something they're doing more to promote and encourage, but it's very difficult to reconcile with the level of expectation placed on us. I tend to work at least 10-15 hours more a week than the 9-6:30 day, and this is not unique. Attrition at lower level positions is a problem that needs to, and can be addressed by hiring more qualified people, paying and training them better.

    Advice to Management

    Lack of 401K match is STILL a major point of contention...Reggie, we love you, but it's conditional. It's the year 2015 and a company with a $1B market cap CAN afford to take better care of its most important assets, as you always make clear are it's people. Also, please amend the misguided policy about remote work/wfh and having a minimum of three years at Cvent HQ to having a minimum of three years professional employment with a good track record. This is a paradigm shift many companies made years ago, and will open the doors to hiring the kind of workers that continually raise the bar...as well as keep your office/parking costs down.


Cvent Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Cvent (Tysons Corner, VA) in July 2015.

    Interview

    My interview process went like this: 1. Recruiter called me to set up a technical phone interview (they contacted me from indeed.com). 2. Technical phone interview where they asked me some quick questions and two coding questions. The coding questions were done on codinghire.com. 3. I guess I passed the phone screening and went to their office for four 45-mins interviews where they grilled me with a bunch of technical questions. They ranged from easy to hard. A recommendation from me is know your web knowledge because they grilled me a lot on this. They also asked me behavioral questions such as "why do you want to work here?" 4. After the interviews, they gave me a tour of the entire building and showed me out.

    Interview Questions

    • Write a function that will tell you if a string is a palindrome or not.   Answer Question
    • Write a function that merges two hashmaps together.   Answer Question
    • Website, HTML, and Javascript questions   Answer Question
    • Write the divide function without being able to use the built in operators and math libraries.   Answer Question

Cvent Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work , Washington Business Journal, 2014
Top 10 Workplaces in the DC , The Washington Post, 2014
Leadership Award , Women in Technology, 2014
Best Places to Work (Large) , Washington Business Journal, 2013
CEO of the Year , Washington Business Journal, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.cvent.com
Headquarters Tysons Corner, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (CVT)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Active Network

Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT) is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, with more than 1,700 employees and more than 14,000 customers worldwide. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys. Cvent provides hotels with a targeted ... More

Mission: Our mission is to transform the events and meetings industry. Our software platform disrupts the traditional processes for the event planners who organize events and the venues that host them, creating more value for the entire events and meetings ecosystem.

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