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ThinkGeek Reviews

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    Customer-focused retailer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ThinkGeek full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good office culture and a well-loved retailer that stays focused on the customer. Good pay and benefits and an all-around innovative and highly creative company.

    Cons

    No matching on the 401(k) and limited stock options. Company is becoming more corporate over time, but that is somewhat to be expected as it grows.

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    Management could do well by maintaining the creative atmosphere and allowing employees to experiment and have a large degree of freedom to explore products and solutions. The company needs to retain and attract creative individuals and that is done by allowing them to follow their own instincts.

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ThinkGeek Interviews

Updated Aug 24, 2014
Updated Aug 24, 2014

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    Software Development Intern Interview

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    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I applied online for this company. The recruiter sent a coding exercise which consisted a set of 5 perl programming questions and two separate exercise out of which one was to implement word count using perl and another was to design a database schema . Though I completed the exercises on time and correctly yet I wasn't called for interview

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Website www.thinkgeek.com
Headquarters Fairfax, VA
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Operated By Geeknet
Founded 1999
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Retail
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

ThinkGeek is the world's leading source for unique products that connect people to their passions and stimulate their imagination. We celebrate the geek that exists in everyone while reflecting the interests and values of those on the leading edge.

Our X-Ray vision for the future: to create a world where everyone can embrace their inner geek, express their passions, and connect with one another.

2013 ThinkGeek Stats:
#185 Internet Retailer 500
#138 Mobile 500
#53 Social 500 - (812,000 twitter followers; 801,000 facebook likes; 127,000 youtube followers... More

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