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Smart, passionate people who are making the world a better place

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA

I have been working at SolarCity full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

SolarCity is the "Google" of the clean energy industry, known for hiring the best in the business, who are passionate, hard-working, and innovative. This is a place where you can really make an impact.

Cons

Not for the feint of heart. There is no "dead wood" here and because of our pace and rapid growth, change is the only constant. But if you are flexible and good at what you do - there is no better team or place to advance.

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  1. Opportunities to test, grow, exercise one's strengths

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA

    I have been working at SolarCity full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    As a newer company there are many things undefined or that have not yet happened. This provides opportunies to create, experiment and make things happen.

    Cons

    The Company has grown quickly, and in certain areas without clear definitions and processes. The lack of defined processes can be costly and inefficient; it is also an objective way of doing business and does not account for the "user."

    Advice to Management

    Get some experienced people in each department to define and COMMUNICATE the processes for each group -- actually put them down in writing. The lack of clarity of processes has created room for error and huge expense. Opportunity to be proactive, versus reactive.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Unbelievable energy and sunny dispositions make this a great place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in San Mateo, CA
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in San Mateo, CA

    I have been working at SolarCity as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Happy people working with a purpose they all believe in A green tech company with a very real, long-term vision Just went public, it's soaring and here to stay Surrounded by people with UNBELIEVABLE work ethic

    Cons

    Not a startup anymore, having just gone public, so the culture may shift Those who can't carpool will have to park nearly a mile away and take a (reliable) van shuttle


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