Shopzilla, Inc. manages a premier portfolio of online shopping brands in the US and Europe, consisting of Bizrate, Beso, Shopzilla,TaDa, PrixMoinsCher, and SparDeinGeld. Shopzilla connects shoppers with over 100 million products from tens of thousands of retailers with its unique portfolio of engaging and informative websites. Reaching a global audience of over 40 million shoppers each month through both its destination websites and affiliate network, Shopzilla is a leading source of sales and consumer feedback for online merchants and retail advertisers. With offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, and London, the company operates sites and business services in the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Shopzilla, Inc. is owned by Symphony Technology Group (STG).
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choice of HMO, PPO, or health fund savings plans
a PPO plan with both in-network and out-of-network coverage
coverage provided for vision exams, lenses, frames or contact lenses
life insurance and ad&pl benefits
life and personal loss coverage for employee and dependents with a supplemental insurance option
short term and long term disability benefits
plans provide partial income replacement benefits for qualified disability leave
401(k) savings plan
with diverse investment options, employees enjoy immediate enrollment with employer match
flexible spending accounts
a reimbursement plan providing pre-tax savings for qualified medical and dependent care expenses
long term care
after-tax benefit to offset cost of custodial care for employee, spouse, parents and in-laws
fifteen days accrued in your first year, with incremental days earned at 3, 5, 7 and 10 years of service
eight paid holidays per year
health and wellness days
two days intended to promote mental well-being
six days per year for temporary absences due to illness
life management program
full range of services to help you with life issues including financial, legal, mental health and family counseling
no jacket required, shoes preferred
flexible work arrangements
have commute issues? no prob, we'll see you a bit later
pause your day for a little ping pong action
snacks, drinks and free lunch every day!
health club membership
help with onsite gym dues to attend those cardio classes
if you'll wear it, we'll share it
if you like learning, we like training
who doesn't love a good deal?
grab a mat and get your lotus on
get dough (and healthy) for walking, biking or carpooling
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making an extra effort to save our trees
get even smarter on our dime
we want more zillans like you...and there is a bounty in it for ya
what happens at zillabration, stays at zillabration
celebrate with shiny beads and king cakes
st. patrick's day
McZillans go green for a day
bringing the spa experience to ssshhh...opzilla
this one ain't for the kids ;-)
international RPS tourney
zillans throw down to defend their side of the pond
cinco de mayo
you haven't had tacos this good north of the border
clean beaches, build homes...take time to give back
ice cream social
get the scoop while grabbing a scoop
zillage county fair
a family event not to be missed
the question isn't who is in costume, but who isn't
zillanation...an international celebration
embracing our diversity through food
a gathering of thanks with all the trimmings
national pie day
any excuse to indulge on a cool winter's day
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good food, great ambient to work at, learned a lot, good salary
company went bank rupt so lots of layoffs, Promotions difficult to come by. Layoffs 3 times last year. Little interdepartmental communication and few training opportunities. Many digital tools used are proprietary and so after leaving the company this experience can prove to mean very little.
Advice to Management
to Be more transparent with employees
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at Shopzilla (Santa Monica, CA).
Applied directly to the company via a job board, heard back from a recruiter two weeks later, had one intro call with recruiter that reviewed my resume and the role. He then scheduled a call with my would-be manager that week.
The on-site interview was among the worst interviewing experiences I've ever had....
- The first interviewer was the group manager. She was extremely cold and seemed generally unhappy with life. Never once did she try to sell the role or the company.
- Next came two sales women who asked fluff questions like "how do you deal with conflict". Again, no joy.
- Third was a surprise test on a laptop, rules of test: you have 45 minutes, we won't tell you how many questions, you can google whatever you want but we don't suggest it. Despite the fact that I told them I'm not a programmer and the role didn't require such skills, about 25% of the questions consisted of coding questions.
- Fourth came someone who I thought would be a peer, only later to find out that she would be my reportee, which explained why she was so nice at the time.
- Last came the original woman I phone-interviewed with, who was probably the most mellow.
It's now been two weeks and the recruiter hasn't even bothered to tell me I've been dinged. Super unprofessional.
Overall I'd say don't waste your time.
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Shopzilla is a shopping search engine that lists more than 100 million products from several thousand retailers. Shopzilla offers clothes, electronics, and other consumer items to more than 40 million shoppers through several websites and brands, including bizrate, Shopzilla, and beso in the US; Shopzilla.co.uk and bizrate.co.uk in the UK; Shopzilla.fr in France; and Shopzilla.de in Germany, among other sites.
Shopzilla has was founded in 1996 by entrepreneurs Farhad Mohit, Henri Asseily, and David Reibstein, former vice dean of The Wharton School of The University of...