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Open and positive company

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Current Employee - Intern in Santa Monica, CA
Current Employee - Intern in Santa Monica, CA

I have been working at Edmunds.com part-time (less than an year)

Pros

The Santa Monica HQ is a great office space. The company works its hardest to give its clients the best shopping experience possible. The company's goal is to have people who truly care about their work thriving in this environment.

Cons

It's hard to take both the wishes of the dealers and the consumers to heart, and usually this results in a very confusing product.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    More politics than "House of Cards"

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    Former Employee - Manager
    Former Employee - Manager

    I worked at Edmunds.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - line level employees, some departments promote great company culture.
    - lots of perks
    - home office is in a beautiful location
    - happy hours, company picnics, lots of free food

    Cons

    - politics are especially bad here, worse than previous employers I've worked for.
    - pay is below market in most cases
    - the owner is rude and socially challenged.
    - have personally witnessed stuff written on conference room walls that denigrated other religions. Definitely seem to favor/be more lenient with those employees who are of their own religion.
    - ROWE was very poorly executed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Get rid of ROWE. It causes more damage than good.
    - Please make some decisions and follow through. Too often does Edmunds throw a bunch of ideas that are parboiled against the wall and see if anything sticks. The product team is victim of this. The Sales team pays the most dearly for this.
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Horrible Pay- Great Perks!

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    Former Employee - Front Desk in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Front Desk in Santa Monica, CA

    I worked at Edmunds.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There is always a party at Edmunds. Like a true dotcom it is laid back and fun. The people are nice and the atmosphere is great. Work hard, play hard is basically the philosophy of Edmunds.

    Cons

    Horrible pay! They try to make up for the crappy pay with all of the perks given. Most people work at Edmunds- gain experience- then move on to one of LA's better paying dotcoms. Another awful thing about Edmunds is the owner. He walks around miserable and rude. When he walks into a room- everything goes grey.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice would be to keep Peter out of people's way. Where are the commercials that were filmed? Cars.com and other competitors have been on TV- spread the word about the amazing website you run!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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