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Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Bellevue, WA
Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Bellevue, WA

I have been working at Expedia full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

great company with growth opportunity

Cons

not really one i can think of

Advice to ManagementAdvice

keep aiming high

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    HR Leadership Appalling

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    Former Employee - Human Resources/Recruiting Personnel in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Human Resources/Recruiting Personnel in Bellevue, WA

    I worked at Expedia full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good perks and benefits, you get some good travel deals and the benefits are good compared to other large area competitors.

    Cons

    The leadership in HR is severely lacking, it is completely disorganized and led by an ego maniac. The pay structure there is less than competitive and they just don't seem to get it. The annual bonus is a joke, no one ever gets what is promised even if you are a top performer on the team. The only way to progress is to play a dangerous political game and you had better have eyes in the back of your head.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen more to your employees, provide them with more clarity and consistency around policies, salary and annual bonus.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    A decent company to work for

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Expedia full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Biggest pluses are work-life balance, and getting to know the travel business. The investments in SOA are really starting to pay off, and the stock price has reflected the growing strength of the business.

    Cons

    They aim for 50% percentile of compensation in the industry, so you generally will not see an strong offer when hired. The company is for the most part not on the cutting edge of technology. The investments in engineering are mostly just to get to a modern SOA architecture, and I don't see any attempt to leapfrog in the process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a cue from Amazon and focus much more on customer experience, and let this drive the way forward.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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