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A great company for passionate people who like to have fun!

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - General Manager
Current Employee - General Manager

I have been working at Zipcar full-time for less than a year

Pros

- Senior management not afraid to challenge the status quo
- Great freedom to execute the plans you develop
- Great culture, fun company, it's a blend of marketing, operations, retail and auto worlds
- Competitive pay, bonus potential is there, but challenging to achieve
- People really believe in what they do - not a lot of people that just "show up"
- Close-knit, but very open and eager to bring in new talent
- If you can justify the (fill in the blank item/task/project), you can make it happen!

Cons

- Marketing finally catching up with the times; recent leadership changes should address this
- No 401k match (although there is a 401k plan)
- Need to beef up HR department - it's a work in progress
- Mobile platform needs to become the best again - no more excuses

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep pushing for constant improvement while maintaining the great culture that's there. Keep bringing in more people who want to make a difference and work hard to move the company forward.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Laziest coworkers ever with no direction or career path

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    laid back atmosphere, lots of free food

    Cons

    everyone is so lazy. people just waste time talking in the kitchen, socializing, walking around the mall--no wonder why this company is failing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    start pushing out the bad seeds and recognize the talent you do have.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    innovative but pay less than market value

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Zipcar full-time

    Pros

    innovative and intelligent employees. co-workers are great

    Cons

    under paid. poor benefits. disconnect between management and employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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