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Great company to work for, but a bit too much of politics for my liking

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Director of Product Management in Bellevue, WA
Current Employee - Director of Product Management in Bellevue, WA

I have been working at Expedia full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Benefits, esp travel benefits are really nice. If you love travel, this is the place.
There're still some great people around
Day to day job is interesting

Cons

Lots of politics.
Many instances of similar roles in different departments which causes confusion around roles and responsibilties and no clear ownership.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Clean up the organization a bit. Flatten out reporting structure.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Ok People, ok pace of work, dont trust managers to honor contracts

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA

    I worked at Expedia as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    The pace at Expedia seems decent and they do seem to honor employees and do employee morale events such as cruses on Lake Washington. Does not appear to be a burn out pace and given the fact the business is doing well morale appears decent.

    Cons

    Certain groups particularly GSO are full of former technical managers who have no idea how to manage teams to deal without side vendors or consultants or run projects. Most will write up a contract for a project having no idea what they signed and then leave it to legal to sort out their mistakes. Many of these same managers provide no input to projects, provide no contact/communication with teams and are merely held in position through allegiance with their one higher up superior who does not understand the poor project management they area doing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of managers who can not interact with teams, honor the contracts you sign and provide 360 reviews for those above staff. You will rid yourself of those technical managers who have no project management skills and force them to honor contracts.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    good to place work

    Current Employee - Database Developer II in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Database Developer II in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    gives you the ability to be flexible in terms on what languages to code

    Cons

    Salaries not matching to the market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please correct the salaries of the existing employ's with current market transs

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