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Second Family and Challenging Work!

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Become.com full-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

People and Environment are great, lots of food and activities, highly value fit with the company. Buddy System to get new team members up to speed.

Cons

As with any start-up, people wear different hats and organizational structure can be confusing. With recent new executives joining, this is being addressed, but all change takes time, looking forward to things to come.

Advice to Management

Looking forward to improvements in organizational structure. Wish we can hire people faster to fill key positions.

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  1. ok

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Become.com

    Pros

    nice work environment and flexible

    Cons

    not have a good long term plan


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    Fun work environment, challenging business model, sluggish leadership

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

    I have been working at Become.com full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Become.com is a fun environment to work in. The people are really nice, there's free food, nice perks, and great benefits. The company has regular outings to the movies and picnics, and the overall atmosphere is very friendly and relaxed.

    Cons

    The company is lacking in leadership in several departments, with a number of recent departures. The high turnover rate among executives and upper management is troubling. The new executive team is sluggish at making decisions, has poor communication, and micro-manages decisions that should be best left to those who know better. There is more bureaucracy than there has been in the past.

    Also, the company's business model (comparison shopping) is not sustainable. Short term company outlook is positive, but the company will need to pivot in the near term if it wishes to remain relevant in the future.

    Advice to Management

    Stop getting in the way of your employees, and focus on working on a new business model.


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