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5 people found this helpful

Fantastic Place to Work

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Current Employee - Finance Member in Los Altos, CA
Current Employee - Finance Member in Los Altos, CA

I have been working at Box full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Great mission and business model
Super intelligent and fun team mates who work collaboratively
Challenging and inspiring work
This is the best place I have ever worked from an all round perspective (Mission, role, team, boss, compensation)

Cons

I have gained some weight because of all the free food and snacks they have
I just spent the day on a scavenger hunt in San Fransisco for team building. My group so wanted to win (and we did) that we ran everywhere (up and down the streets) to get the clues for 2 hours and I am total sore!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the great work, recognize where we can get better and help lead us to achieve our full potential

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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    Fun workplace, tough problems

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Altos, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Altos, CA

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

    Pros

    - Awesome people: the employees are generally open and happy to collaborate and help each other
    - Working with a product that customers love and solves a real pain point for businesses
    - A focus on fostering a fast-paced fun culture even as the company evolves into an enterprise software company
    - Super fast growth both in terms of business and organization

    Cons

    - Super fast growth: at times we've struggled with evolving processes and culture to match our growth. I think management is aware of the issues and have worked to keep the culture and implement sane processes, but it's hard sometimes
    - The HQ is a little far from the caltrain station, though it's still definitely walkable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's going to be key to keep the culture fast paced and young-feeling, even as we continue to grow. It's important that we don't become a big boring enterprise software company.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Awesome culture, fantastic people and amazing business add up to great environment

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    Current Employee - People Team in Los Altos, CA
    Current Employee - People Team in Los Altos, CA

    I have been working at Box full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    -Best people to work with/learn from anywhere in the valley
    -Fast paced and quick growth keep it always exciting
    -Great benefits/perks

    Cons

    -With such fast growth we sometimes are catching up to the systems/supports we need, and may get a bit ahead of our skis
    -We all work really hard, which leaves less time for other pursuits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the pedal to the metal!

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    Positive Outlook
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