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No one is set up for success

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I worked at Gilt Groupe

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Employee discounts on Gilt merchandise. Quarterly allowance to use on Gilt.

Cons

Company lacked clear focus or consistent vision. An extremely top-heavy organization, Gilt was filled with incompetent senior execs who lacked basic experience in consumer internet and ecommerce. The result was a chaotic and toxic environment where self righteous VPs made unreasonable and asinine demands that were completely unreasonable and created a series of distractions. The ratio of "talkers" to "doers" at Gilt was astonishing.

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  1. Amazing place to work!

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    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at Gilt Groupe

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    * work/life balance * amazing culture * talented senior leadership * fast paced

    Cons

    * a lot of ownership of responsibilities, but I look at this as a good thing


  2. Exciting & challenging (in a good way)

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Gilt Groupe

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - the company is breaking ground in the e-commerce field - lots of very smart people to work with and learn from - many opportunities to advance and learn - career progression is very fast here - training and development is getting better as the company grows - lots of communication - both formal and informal

    Cons

    - not a lot of structure, so if you like traditional organizations, this probably won't work well for you - it does not have as much of the start-up feel as it used to, but it is less chaotic as a result


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