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Some things that sound too good to be true aren't - working for Glassdoor is one of them.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Web Developer in Sausalito, CA
Current Employee - Senior Web Developer in Sausalito, CA

I have been working at Glassdoor full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Huge potential for positively impacting people's lives by building a great product in an unlimited market. Fantastic company culture, incredibly smart and hard working engineering team, great comp & benefits, enthusiastic & tech savvy sales/marketing, strong leadership. Beautiful office location, onsite yoga and outdoor activities, hack-a-thons and tech talks let you demonstrate your abilities and passions alongside day-to-day responsibilities.

Cons

As a startup, it's the usual lot of work and project churn/shifting priorities.
Not a lot of quiet spaces to work in when you need to shush the noise and get stuff done.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Would be great to have regular product reviews/knowledge share across engineering sprint teams; the combination of growth and more specific focus for each team, it's starting to feel a bit like we're on shifting continents. Something simple like an all-engineering weekly huddle would probably do the trick.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Strong product guided by engaged, smart people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sausalito, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sausalito, CA

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great product with a solid strategy
    Strong engineering culture
    Meritocracy
    Decent work/life balance, good compensation and benefits
    Location is near the water and has access to outdoor activities

    Cons

    Can sometimes get into fire drill mode (Like almost all engineering organizations)
    Still a growing company and resources can be spread thin at times
    Hiring process can give interviewees an inaccurate perception of the company as dull

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to focus on growth, continue improvements in perks. Great location but an SF office would help with recruiting engineering talent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Account Executive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Sausalito, CA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Sausalito, CA

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great company culture
    Reasonable quotas to attain
    Ability to work independently while getting enough help and feedback as you need
    The capability of moving up and getting promoted when deserved - the execs know who you are and recognize you when you over perform

    Cons

    Tight work space and loud sales floor
    Unhealthy food and non catered lunch/dinner
    No 401k match

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to know your employees and interact with them on a daily basis
    Offer a rewards program for achievements

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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