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Feels good to be a part of this

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Human Resources in Seattle, WA

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

Pros

I love that what I do here and my input actually makes a difference. Management listens. The people are very intelligent and fun to work with. I would join a cult if Glen Kelman was the leader.

Cons

There's often a gap in communication between HQ and the field that causes confusion from time to time.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Streamline communication.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Friendly people, great culture, up-potential, lots of perks and events,

    Cons

    Some growing pains around transitioning from a small to a large engineering org. Not really a con, but an interesting time with lots of opportunity to make it an even better place.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep us on the winning track!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Love Redfin Engineering

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Company Wide
    * Awesome co-workers all around. Engineering/RealEstate/Marketing/Operations - just great people
    * Great health benefits for employees and their families
    * Glenn (CEO) is awesome. He is extremely candid and transparent. I feel like I can walk into his office at any time and speak to him about any idea/issue/decision. At my last company, senior management had little communication with the rest of the organization. Spent too much time playing politics and raking in their big bonuses. Total opposite here. I feel like Glenn and co want everyone at Redfin to succeed, and truly care about each employee.
    * Other random benefits include ton of free food, catered lunch at HQ and SF offices, lots of happy hours, parties, get-togethers.
    * Good work-life balance
    * People are customer focused and have great values. Always want to do the right thing for the customer

    Engineering
    * Extremely smart co-workers. Before joining, I had no idea that engineering was so strong. Mix of really good Senior Devs/PMs and top-tier university recruits that know their stuff.
    * Everyone is extremely helpful and accommodating. No egos here.
    * 2 Hackathons per year. Build some great prototypes and new technologies with people across different teams.
    * Engineering tries to keep meetings to a minimum to let devs work on actually building things.
    * Lots of interesting (and challenging) projects to work on

    Cons

    * Free food, way too much of it
    * There are some dev annoyances (tools/builds/deploys) that could be improved. This should mostly be alleviated by changes currently being implemented
    * Seems like work-life balance varies by team. Senior management tells employees to ensure they have a healthy work-life balance, but not sure it's always possible in practice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Awesome job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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