Hotwire

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A good company overall

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

I worked at Hotwire full-time

Pros

Great people, strong individualized culture, definitely promotes work/life balance. It's a very friendly company with some smart people. Great SF city location.

Cons

Probably not as innovative as it thinks it is, which results in a lot of turnover in Engineering. Not as much accountability as you'd expect either with regards to product launches. Also groups are pretty siloed with not as much cross-depatrment communication

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to the ranks even more. Pay better.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    People were cool to work with, but the company generally lacked passion

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    Current Employee - Senior Producer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Producer in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    Small company
    Great location in the downtown San Francisco
    Fairly laid back work environment
    Very start-up like feel in that everyone sat in a cube including VPs

    Cons

    Poor salary
    Job role not well-defined, not well-respected
    No career advancement opportunities beyond Senior Producer
    Reporting structure was conflict of interest and made it impossible to do job effectively

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay people market value and define roles more clearly.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Awesome 18 months in the hotel industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Revenue Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Revenue Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Hotwire full-time

    Pros

    Bright colleagues
    Demanding but manageable work environment
    Reasonable hours (50hrs/wk)
    Regular Travel (if you want it)

    Cons

    Vertical mobility a little tough on the partner services side

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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