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Great Company, Greater People!

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Former Employee - Contract Writer  in  Houston, TX
Former Employee - Contract Writer in Houston, TX

I worked at Auction.com, LLC part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

There's tremendous room for advancement!

Cons

I have nothing negative to input.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I currently don't have any advice to give. Great management.

Recommends
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    Auction.com

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    Former Employee - Director, Marketing  in  Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Director, Marketing in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Auction.com, LLC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great co workers, fast growing company

    Cons

    Antiquated management style, culture of secrecy and distrust

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Slowly getting better...but still a ways to go

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    Current Employee - Director  in  Belmont, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Belmont, CA

    I have been working at Auction.com, LLC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Unstructured environment means opportunity to broaden skills (but you have to take the initiative yourself, don't expect anyone to give you guidance - you just need to go do it)
    Some great co-workers who are super smart, but generally don't take themselves too seriously
    Recent executive additions (CMO, CFO) are very good and seem to be having a real impact
    Free lunch and well stocked kitchen with lots of snacks
    Overall compensation is better than average for similar sized companies
    Google seems to be having a good impact on the company

    Cons

    You may not be recognized or compensated for your hard work (depends on what department you're in, and whether or not you're deemed to be a "valuable" employee" which may or may not have any correlation to your actual performance)
    Chaotic environment with lots of change. This in itself isn't such a bad thing (if you're OK working in this kind of environment), but lack of communication makes it hard to know which direction the company is going on any given day so a lot of effort gets wasted.
    Lack of alignment across the organization - lots of silos
    Unless executives learn how to delegate more, the company will never scale

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate more (although this is getting better)
    If you really want to be a growth/technology company - then tie everyone's compensation to growth. The company is too siloed and you have executives doing what is best for them, not what is best for the company. Pay people for PERFORMANCE.

    Positive Outlook
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