Marchex
3.2 of 5 66 reviews
www.marchex.com Seattle, WA 150 to 499 Employees

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Delusions of greatness

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Marchex

ProsDecent benefits
Nice location
Good morale events
Most people are nice

ConsVERY politicial
Lack of leadership, especially in technial areas
Execs are always chasig the next $$$ deal (aka interested in pumping up stock price)
"Rock star" culture rewards show off behavior vs really getting things done
Basic IT systems do not work and very few people understand them

Advice to Senior ManagementYou cannot build a great products / company on foundation of sand

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Emerging Seattle Tech Player with Product Chops

Vice President (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

I have been working at Marchex


Pros: - Seasoned management team from Google and Infospace - Creating the biggest most innovative calls advertising platform in the world - Up or out culture; the "strong… Cons: - Challenge the status quo and be ready to defend your case - Tinge of Internet boiler room culture but changing over time - Acquisition integration is… Advice to Senior Management: Onward and upward No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Excellent Health Benefits but Not-So-Excellent Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

I have been working at Marchex


Pros: Free refreshments including chips, nuts, fruit, pop and juice. The health benefits package is really good. For the most part, the co-workers are… Cons: Segregation between temp workers and full time workers. Very low compensation compared to industry standards. Not liveable wages for Seattle. Management is… Advice to Senior Management: More communication. They really need to learn how to treat people with respect. Instead… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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