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Great place to work and learn in a fast-paced industry with smart people.

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Former Employee - Marketing in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Marketing in Mountain View, CA

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

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

Pros

Elance is a great place to work. Management is solid with a real commitment to excellence that permeates through the culture. There is a strong focus on hiring well, and as a result, the team is smart and the people who work there are can-do people. There is good teamwork across departments and it fosters an environment that is very solution-oriented. The industry of online work is a fast-paced, dynamic one which presents interesting work across the board from engineering to marketing. The culture is supportive and friendly (and family-friendly). The people are fun to work with, the work is challenging and the world of online work is fascinating and growing rapidly. Overall, a solid, stable, fun and interesting place to work.

Cons

For me, the only downside was my commute. Management was very supportive and let me adjust hours for my commute and even offered work from home days.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great workplace with inspiring co-workers

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

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

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

    Pros

    -Collaboration is encouraged and valued
    -Career growth is supported, allowing you to learn multiple skills
    -Leadership team is very involved with working teams to provide guidance
    -Online employment is exciting new space and provides opportunity to help revolutionize work

    Cons

    -Communication isn't always trickled down from the leadership team
    -Job responsibilities & org structure aren't always clear

    Advice to Management

    -Share org changes with company

  2. Great company, great mission!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Elance full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Love working here! The company overall has a great atmosphere, the team is very committed to building a business that is not just a fast-growth flame but real and sustainable; and the team is strong while being humble. A truly great place to work.

    Cons

    The cubicles are very 1990... glad they will be fixing that soon though. And we don't have a cafe and the location is somewhat of a food desert... but all small gripes.

    Advice to Management

    Live the mission of changing the world for talent and giving others great opportunities! It's very inspiring, we'd love more.

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