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Great company - Has it's cons thought

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Customer Success Manager in Goleta, CA
Current Employee - Customer Success Manager in Goleta, CA

I have been working at AppFolio full-time

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

Pros

Great people, good benefits, free snacks, work out classes, occasional happy hours and fun work events.

Cons

The client base a CS manager will work with with will eventually wear you down as they can be very demanding and sometimes very rude. In the beginning you have a lot to look forward such as possible advancement into a different departments and your 6 month raise/ benefit acquisition. Lets get real though, no one wants to be in customer support as a career choice. You take the position in order to move up and grow your resume. So if the department your looking into doesn't need any extra people or they find someone more qualified you could find yourself stuck. You have the possibility to move up within the department but the pay is weak compared to any other position in the company. We have a top notch sales staff so it just keeps getting busier and you end up working more hours yet you keep getting paid the same regardless of effort or performance. It becomes very tough to stay positive and motivated.

Advice to Management

Give the CS department something more to look forward to after 6 months such as additional raise possibilities or at least some sort of performance based bonus structure.

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    Sales Development Representative

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    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in Santa Barbara, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Development Representative in Santa Barbara, CA

    I have been working at AppFolio full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great training, great people, and great product. Benefits are standard, there's a lot to do outside of work and leadership has tons of experience. I will continue to use the skills I gained from working at this company for the rest of my career. Top of the line equipment and snacks always available. Foosball a plus.

    Cons

    Metrics mean everything and quantity/volume seems much more important than quality. Work is very repetitive. Hard to make it through the day without expressing some level of frustration (however it is sales).

  2. Helpful (1)

    A great place to work and to advance

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

    I have been working at AppFolio full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Fun, creative, and team based culture. Company has solid growth. Pays great attention to employee's needs. Customers loves the products. Lots learning opportunities. A perfect place to start.

    Cons

    Fast pace demands quick on the job growth. Products are business facing. If you are only interested in hot technology buzz, this may not be a right place for you. The company is very customer and product centric. This is good for most of us.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with good job of growing the company and products. Couple more holidays will be better.

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