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A JOKE

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Current Employee - Director in Newton, MA
Current Employee - Director in Newton, MA

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

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- great benefits/perks - catered lunch - gives back to the community - smart people - awesome product

Cons

- HR team is a joke. talk about the most useless group in the company. if you tell your HR rep something be prepared for the entire company to know. The leaders of this group are the worst i have ever seen - Managers who can't manage. - Lead by fear and intimidation - Speed wins isn't real. Everything takes forever to get done.

Advice to Management

Stop promoting people because you like them. Not everyone should be a manager or a leader. This was an amazing company years ago. Talk about going down the drain.

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  1. Helpful (9)

    far from start-up, close to stagnation

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newton, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newton, MA

    I have been working at TripAdvisor

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    snacks and drinks catered lunch video games (nobody plays) alcohol decent starting salary great brand recognition some travel benefits

    Cons

    as many others say, tripadvisor is not a company that takes risks. that leads towards a lot of complacence as well as frustrated/hindered talent. probably a primary reason that many have left, as i did. marketing team runs amok with inflated egos. sales team seems to be a complete joke (leadership is epitome of wheelers and dealers who couldn't sell a product that required any calculated or strategic thought whatsoever, much less have the professionalism, innovation or foresight to keep themselves relevant for that much longer). product and engineering teams (just hire more actual engineers, and less ops folks) look ok, though seem to lose someone important once a quarter senior management is fooling themselves thinking this is a start-up. you're far from being a lean organization, my friends. deal with the growing pains. reward employees that deserve to be rewarded. communicate proposed changes and request as much feedback as possible. put more things up to vote. take a hard look at your middle mgt because you have redundant and irrelevant folks holding up the contributions of direct reports. and finally: take a darn risk with a product once in awhile. the facelift for the site last year was ok but it's time to give people something to really talk about with your UX and interface.

    Advice to Management

    you're bleeding talent. figure it out. you're a company founded on the reviews of others. read this and the many others and you'll see the trends.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Tedius

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    Former Employee - Intern in Newton, MA
    Former Employee - Intern in Newton, MA

    I worked at TripAdvisor

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay compared to other summer jobs Good location Free lunch and snacks Ping pong table, socializing Very flexible times

    Cons

    Very repetitive work Uses external staffing groups to organize payroll

    Advice to Management

    Not my position to give feedback on this.


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