Convertro Reviews

Updated June 10, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Inexperienced know-it-all coworker environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Monica, CA

    I have been working at Convertro full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Coworker tend to monopolize conversations, dismiss input from others and make decisions without first considering all the facts. The inexperienced college graduates are happy to work here. The learning curve is capped, and the workload is light

    Cons

    Dealing with a know-it-all can be exhausting and there are times when your best response is to ignore their ‘helpful’ hints as much as possible.

    They can often be close-minded as well–which means they can become a severe impediment to the creative process by blocking any idea other than their own. They simply know an idea either will or won’t work. Some know-it-alls can come across as opinionated, aggressive, brusque and even loud–all traits that won’t win over a lot of people at the office–and in fact can be easily construed as bullying behavior.

    Upper management moved on to bigger and better things.

    Advice to Management

    Don't bother posting fake reviews, because AOL already purchase you!


  2. Really Solid Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Big Data Engineer in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Big Data Engineer in Santa Monica, CA

    I have been working at Convertro full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Work life balance is good.

    Good SDLC, smart people, and smart engineers.

    Geographically distributed team helps prevent crazy work hours.

    Not boring. There's always something to do.

    Cons

    There are challenges that exist from having 2 very important parts of the company in other timezones.

    Promotions are infrequent. Not sure more bosses are needed though.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going, keep trying. Strive to keep getting better and better. Encourage or mentor career growth more.


  3. Brilliant people accomplishing brilliant things.

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

    I have been working at Convertro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great coworkers and senior management.
    Awesome product to work on/sell/learn from/use
    Make your own niche in a still-young company
    Benefits/perks packages are good
    Free food every day

    Cons

    The workload can be taxing
    The learning curve is a little steep, but it levels off
    The compensation could be somewhat better


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  5. Unprofessional Environment

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

    I have been working at Convertro full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    In Santa Monica with a smart team.

    Cons

    High turnover, not employee friendly and horrible benefits. Pay is weak too.

    Advice to Management

    Culture is weak and favoritism is obvious towards certain employees.


  6. Not a great place to work

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

    I have been working at Convertro full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Free food in the office daily
    Nice office location near beach

    Cons

    CEO
    Other free tools in the market

    Advice to Management

    Get it together


  7. Best work place I've ever had

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Raanana (Israel)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Raanana (Israel)

    I have been working at Convertro full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Most professional people I have ever worked with.
    Very nice coworkers, no ego.
    Best bosses I have ever had.
    Challenging product.
    The general energy in the office is super positive.

    Cons

    Sometimes you have a late meetings. But this is because of the nature of the company which is to be scattered in the different places in the world. In fact, this nature has more positive aspects than negative.

    Advice to Management

    mmm...


  8. Best combination of technology and people

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Big Data Engineer in Raanana (Israel)
    Current Employee - Big Data Engineer in Raanana (Israel)

    I have been working at Convertro full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Technology leader in Big Data and Data Science - very smart people
    Young and family-like environment, flat management structure
    Very flexible working hours
    Company summits
    Strong feeling of satisfaction and of driving the market forward

    Cons

    Flexible working hours comes with a drawback that you might need to help someone at 2am



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