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It's been a challenging, rewarding experience with a group of creative and insanely intelligent people.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at ZestFinance full-time

Pros

In itself, the company is forward thinking. The management is first class. They listen and provide productive, useful feedback that helps encourage growth and development. The employees on the whole, are wicked smart and open for conversation. Also, working remotely is an option that is available.

Cons

Department communication tends to be the biggest set back. Teams will make decisions that effect others, but not communicate the idea, and cause unnecessary issues. Some teams have a limited understanding of what others do, thus making decisions questionable based on lack of knowledge.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Work on inter-departmental communication between teams and lower management to reduce the number of avoidable errors.

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    Great benefits, good people, cutting edge technology

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    Former Employee - Relationship Manager  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at ZestFinance full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ability to work from home or office, choose your own hours, be a part of a new technology that provides loans to the "under-banked". Executives have mastered the art of raising capital, so there's no shortage of funds, no expense spared, for the most part. It's a fun atmosphere, almost like the excitement of certain Silicon Valley start-ups. The technology is brilliant, providing a new financial scoring system that far surpasses FICO.

    Cons

    If your position deals directly with clients / borrowers, you may have to deal with some pretty low level people that are trying to scam the system. The interest rates may be lower than payday loans, but not by much, so borrowers are paying a lot of interest which may raise some ethical questions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A little too late, but I would say crawl before you walk. Growth is a good thing, but only if the foundation is set. Make sure you stick to your morals of why you started the company, to help those in need. It's not just about making money and beating the competition.

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    Fun work environment, super smart people and great learning opportunities from co-workers

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at ZestFinance full-time

    Pros

    1. Lots of benefits.
    2. They value learning in all aspects.
    3. Fun and engaging work environment.
    4. Good technology stack.

    Cons

    Miscommunication between the team members and management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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