Better Place (California)

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Updated March 9, 2015
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Shai Agassi
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  1. Wonderful team!

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Better Place (California) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great goal and inspirational leadership

    Cons

    24x7 work hours because of global team, which was also a benefit.

    Advice to Management

    No management left!


  2. Great company with big dreams

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Better Place (California)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There were a ton of incredibly talented and smart people

    Cons

    Highly disorganized and poor management


  3. Helpful (1)

    I hope they can turn it around

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Better Place (California) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting vision, and had a global audience

    Cons

    Lots of start ups sounds great from the outside but struggle on the inside; this one took the prize. There was very little viable substance to the operation.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the market


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  5. Great experience while it lasted

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at Better Place (California) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing group of people, working on a mission that we all believed in.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, Better Place globally ran out of funding and had to shut down

    Advice to Management

    Spend money more wisely.


  6. Being part of making this world a better place

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Policy Manager in Rosh Ha`Ayin (Israel)
    Current Employee - Policy Manager in Rosh Ha`Ayin (Israel)

    I have been working at Better Place (California) full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Better Place is an inspirational, stimulating, challenging and exciting place to work for!

    Cons

    Facing a lot of cynicism

    Advice to Management

    Follow the Dream, Change the World!


  7. Great company, innovative people, awesome environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator

    I have been working at Better Place (California) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Many new and interesting projects and developments

    Cons

    The speed of the development keeps you on you toes


  8. The Ones Who Are Crazy Enough To Change The World, Are The Ones That Do.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Online Marketing in Rosh Ha`Ayin (Israel)
    Current Employee - Global Online Marketing in Rosh Ha`Ayin (Israel)

    I have been working at Better Place (California) full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1) You Get A Chance To Change The World
    2) Help End Dependence On Oil
    3) Be Part Of A Winning Team

    Cons

    Never Going To A Gas Station Again



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