Orbitz Worldwide

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Managing growth well

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, IL

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

Pros

IT is the revenue center, which allows great growth on the technology side

Cons

There's still some remnants of the dot-com era, which is holding them back.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Acknowledge yourself as the industry leader you are.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Not a bad place to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Orbitz Worldwide full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    * Office is conveniently located inside the Ogilvie train station and across the street from Union Station.
    * Casual dress code.
    * Company offers good health benefits

    Cons

    * Work life balance is not valued at Orbitz. As a technology company it is unfortunate that work from home policy is not instituted and frowned upon. Flex work schedule is difficult to work out. This is KEY for happy employees.
    * Too much focus on perception and not the end result.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your long term employees! Orbitz has a complex infrastructure, and hiring and training new employees is not an easy task. It can take years for an employees to learn and master their area to become a subject matter expert.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great but no growth potential unless you live in Chicago

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Orbitz Worldwide

    Pros

    I liked the autonomy in my position.

    Cons

    Technologically lethargic for a technology company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Embrace technological innovations that improve your business faster and more efficiently.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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