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Helpful (2)

Lack of engineering excellence

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Clemente, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Clemente, CA

I worked at DealerSocket full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- Lots of projects
- Complex technical challenges and learn something new everyday
- Bagel Fridays
- Once a year company party.
- Company is doing well and sales team is selling product well.

Cons

- Don't get valued or rewarded for the work you do i.e. a heroic effort that saved company thousands of dollar is not recognized.
- Company does not have a lot of technically sound engineers
- High turnover rate
- A lot of engineers just want their work to be done and does not care about quality
- Some of the Engineering manager are working remotely
- Internal politics
- Lot of work is done offshore and you may be just working on fixing their code
- Not a place where you can grow

Advice to Management

Value your employee for what skill he/she has and not just basis of how well he/she socialize or being a member of family or of same religion.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Successful company to work for that cares about their people.

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Strategic Services Consultant in San Clemente, CA
    Current Employee - Strategic Services Consultant in San Clemente, CA

    I have been working at DealerSocket full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Opportunities to advance, you manage your own time and schedule once in a territory, good pay when you take into account the quarterly bonus structure which can be up to 10% of your base salary paid out every quarter, great company culture, paid relocation, generous annual raise as long as you are performing, family oriented company.

    Cons

    Mid-size company that is struggling to overcome their "start up" way of doing things. Experiencing tremendous growth which they are struggling to keep up with as a result everyone is stretched pretty thin. With the increased growth they are more desperate for bodies, as a result they seem to have lowered their hiring standards.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing so far it is working. Also, be a little bit more picky about who you hire. There are a ton of new hires that haven't panned out, or they are still with us but performing poorly, and it's affecting our business.

  2. Great place to work

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

    I have been working at DealerSocket full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    DealerSocket is a great company to work for. Management really cares for its employees. Fun work environment. Easy to stand behind a product that makes a difference for dealers.

    Cons

    In 3 buildings but moving into a large new building in October 2012

    Advice to Management

    Tuition Reimbursement, Management Path Programs

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