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No better place to work

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  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Sales Rockstar in Cambridge, MA
Former Intern - Sales Rockstar in Cambridge, MA

I worked at SCVNGR as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Great company, cool start-up culture, wildly passionate and hardworking people, great perks and good food!

Cons

Nothing bad about working here!

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Lot's of potential, Narrow minded individuals

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rockstar in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Rockstar in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at SCVNGR full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Very laid back and young work environment.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the fact that they are young and laid back is the exact reason why this company will never be tier 1. The young culture is fun but their is zero professional guidance. Merit is based on a fraternity like recognition structure. I wouldn't be surprised at all if this company isn't around in a few years. Don't even think about a career with this company. Pay is extremely minimum and there is little opportunity for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Get real management. Putting people with absolutely zero management experience in charge is exactly why you will fail.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Hard work, hard play, good product

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Sales Rockstar in Cambridge, MA
    Former Intern - Sales Rockstar in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at SCVNGR as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The company culture at the SCVNGR HQ in Boston (was previously in Cambridge) is awesome. The average age is very low - probably around 26. Everyone on staff is very bright, motivated, and committed to generating a good product. SCVNGR operates under the premise that happy workers are productive workers, so it is an extraordinarily pleasant place to work. Although quite fun, the work is demanding and expectations are high, which creates a sense of accomplishment when a task is completed.

    Cons

    The hiring process can be frustrating. I worked as an intern in the summer of 2011, and I was interested in pursuing full-time employment after graduating in 2012. Although the company expressed clear interest in me (or at least I thought they did), they continually delayed the hiring process to a point where I got frustrated and gave up trying to obtain employment.

    Advice to Management

    Be more clear about hiring timelines!


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