- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Career Opportunities
I worked at LookSmartNo opinion of CEONo opinion of CEO
Learn about search advertising and platforms from the bottom up, which can come in handy if you go on to SEM work anywhere. LookSmart is small and you will be noticed, whatever you do. It's good training to learn how to get things done frugally or efficiently. Believe it or not, there are some smart folks there who want to be outside the GYM world as iconoclasts.
Market owned by big guys, and this is tough business which grows slowly. It's not clear where this tier or biz will end up.
Advice to Management
Didn't work for the current CEO so no specific advice, but Ted's solid and was board member before taking this role.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at LookSmart (San Francisco, CA) in June 2011.
The interview was surprisingly easy. I was asked what I knew but not asked to demonstrate it. I was then called in for a second interview almost a month later. This centered more upon my interests than my skill set. I think it was so easy because I was replacing an intern.
- I was asked how much I knew about statistics. Answer Question
There was no negotiation. I really wanted the job so I took it at the salary offered.
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