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Helpful (6)

Future not looking good for this company.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at CouchSurfing part-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

- Great food - Friendly people - Didn't feel like you were a slave to the man - Chill, open vibe

Cons

All of the pros were remnants of the previous regime. Capital ruined this place.

Advice to Management

Transparency rules all.

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  1. Helpful (6)

    Speechless...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at CouchSurfing full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people, handmade chef meal for lunch and dinner, spacious fun office, competitive compensation.

    Cons

    Definitely capital ruined this place. Bunch of employees got fired suddenly including people just got hired within a month. I don't think this company has clear vision and strategy to generate revenue to pay back to VC unfortunately.

    Advice to Management

    Please do not forget there are actual people who love doing Couchsurfing all over the world. This is about being curious, making a connection and giving them more than you took.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Learned a lot in a short amount of time

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

    I worked at CouchSurfing as a contractor (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    My coworkers were passionate, intelligent and committed to solving challenging problems that affect millions of people's everyday lives.

    Cons

    There was a difficult period in the team's integrity when the new CEO, Tony Espinoza, came on board and adopted a higher set of standards and expectations of everyone. Some of the veteran employees didn't adapt to the cultural shift and there were some bitter endings.


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