GuideSpark – Why Work For Us?

About GuideSpark

GuideSpark is the future of employee communications. Our robust employee communications platform, which includes customized, engaging, and cost-effective videos, allows HR executives to toss out the stacks of pamphlets and eliminate time-consuming seminars, and offers a new way to educate employees on complex HR topics like benefits, health care reform, and compensation programs. The platform is accessible from any device, including mobile, and provides an interactive user experience and deep analytics on user engagement. GuideSpark, named to Forbes “Most Promising Companies” list, serves hundreds of enterprise customers and more than 1 million employees. By transforming the traditional methods of employee communications, GuideSpark significantly increases employee engagement, satisfaction and retention, while decreasing overall HR costs.
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Careers

GuideSpark, recently named on Forbes‘ list of America’s Most Promising Companies, is a fast growing, well-funded startup that is revolutionizing how employers engage, communicate and train their employees. GuideSpark leverages the latest video and mobile technologies with unique content expertise to disrupt the $67B communications and training market. In a very short time we have built a tremendous roster of A-List clients from Fortune 1000 companies (e.g., Adobe) to fast growing startups (e.g., SurveyMonkey).

Our fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and fun culture is driving triple digit growth and we’re looking for great people to join our team. We are certain that you’d be very happy here — see for yourself:

GuideSpark Reviews

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    Awesome place to work

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    Current Employee - Sales Executive
    Current Employee - Sales Executive

    I have been working at GuideSpark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There is lots of upward mobility a Highly experienced management team that has built an excellent culture. Great kitchen and snacks.

    Cons

    The biggest challenge for me is commuting down to the peninsula every single day. I'm happy to do it because I love the company but it has to be something you highly consider.

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    Open up that SF office baby!

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GuideSpark Interviews

Updated Aug 14, 2014
Updated Aug 14, 2014

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at GuideSpark.

    Interview Details

    Phone screening, then an online assessment based on the required skills, then a phone interview, then a round of interviews with potential coworkers and supervisors at the office. Mostly behavioral questions, but make sure to be able to describe the position back to them and have watched some of their videos.
    Staff was all very nice, but could do a better job of letting candidates know what's going on (hard to get enough from their answers without feeling bothersome with questions).

    All contact (other than interviews) was done in email, which I was thankful for (hate waiting by the phone and playing phone tag).

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GuideSpark Awards & Accolades

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Best places to work in San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times, 2014
Red Herring Top 100 N.A., Red Herring Top 100 North America, 2014
TiE50 Awards, TiE Silicon Valley, 2014
Hottest Silicon Valley Companies, Lead411, 2014
Most Promising Companies, Forbes, 2014
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Additional Info

Website www.guidespark.com
Headquarters Menlo Park, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology

GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications, offers a robust employee communications platform, which includes short, engaging, and cost-effective videos on HR-related content. The platform is accessible from any device, including mobile, and provides an interactive user experience and deep analytics on user engagement. Serving hundreds of enterprise customers and more than 1 million employees, GuideSpark is transforming the old way of employee communications and as a result, significantly increasing employee engagement while reducing overall HR costs. For more... More

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