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Great experience

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Zipcar

Pros

Though the company is more than 10 years old now, it retains the excitement of a startup. Friendly coworkers, great management, and easy to have your voice heard. Great corporate culture.

Cons

Dealing with disgruntled customers can sometimes be tough, but that is the nature of the business, not the fault of the company.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

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

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    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
  2. 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
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