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Bright Future

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Product Manager in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Credit Karma full-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

- recently funded by top-tier VC
- strong foundational business model
- great work environment and culture, employees are spoiled
- growing rapidly, I'm talking 2-3 new hires a week rapid
- CEO is a visionary and inspirational man
- very apparent and direct about company goals moving forward
- open communication and access to all levels of management for discussions or improvements
- extremely smart and talented individuals all around
- very strong work/life balance

Cons

- growing so fast that we are running out of office space!

Advice to Management

Get some new office space.

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    Challenging, collaborative, exciting and rewarding place to work.

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

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

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

    Pros

    - Humble, thoughtful senior management team
    - Business is doing really, really well
    - Smart, friendly people
    - Truly mission-driven organization
    - Ample opportunity for professional development
    - Huge vision and potential for future growth
    - Great location in downtown SF

    Cons

    - A bit patient (slow) on promotions
    - 401k options aren't great (though CK does have a match)
    - No free lunches like some other tech companies

    Advice to Management

    Stay humble. Stay transparent. Keep doing what you're doing. Continue to monitor benefits/compensation to make sure that they are competitive in the broader environment.

    Credit Karma Response

    Apr 9, 2015Vice President of Talent

    We're happy that you are enjoying your employee experience. Each of us has a direct impact on making Credit Karma a great place to work. Thank you for your contribution!

  2. Helpful (1)

    Growth is Good!

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

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

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

    Pros

    - Passionate and intelligent employees from interns through C-level
    - Autonomy
    - Emphasis on culture
    - Monthly town halls with CEO
    - Unique experience growing with the company

    Cons

    - Management is often unavailable, which isn't always negative if you enjoy your autonomy.

    Advice to Management

    Would be nice if there were more "road maps" or materials that allow employees across departments to be on the same page. It sometimes feels like management expects messages, ideals, standards to be implicit when, in reality, they are poorly communicated. It seems like we are working on this with our "stretch goals."

    Credit Karma Response

    Apr 9, 2015Vice President of Talent

    It's great to see that you value working at Credit Karma! I will be sure to share your advice to the management team. You are right: Growth is good. Therefore, communication is essential. We will ... More

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