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Helpful (3)

Amazing trajectory, fast-growing company, clear path, clear focus

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Zozi full-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

+ Strategy has crystallized over the last year or so, focus on quality adventure and travel now clear
+ Product consumers believe in, rave about, and share with friends
+ Company embraces product, encourages employees to take time to participate in adventures and activities

Cons

- Operating in new local markets difficult for first few months until critical mass of subscribers.
- New product launches happen quickly, sometimes with bugs/errors that must be quickly corrected.

Advice to Management

Good to see the product taking shaping, and clear direction being articulated and maintained over time.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Not Your Typical Startup

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Zozi

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff! Positive people and young hip environment. Very casual and wearing jeans and t-shirt totally fine. Location in heart of Financial District and close to restaurants and other shops.

    Cons

    Start-ups are known to be a little crazy but this one is disorganized. Management has constant changes without informing staff. Asked to go above and beyond your comfort level. Stress levels are high and there is extreme favoritism via management. You can accomplish a goal set by management but then be told you aren't doing a good enough job and need to work harder. Typical work week is 60 hours.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on company morale and keep staff informed on constant changes. Reward accomplished goals and skilled employees.

  2. Helpful (5)

    Work for a real company instead

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

    I have been working at Zozi

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Casual dress code, good benefits, some smart people work here, cool product offerings, discounts on company offerings, collaborative environment, good exposure to many projects/areas.

    Cons

    Horribly disorganized even by start-up standards, incompetent and often rude/disconnected management, favoritism is rampant, epitomizes the "me too" start-up model (Groupon clone regardless of how management spins it), pitifully archaic website and operations, low morale in the wake of hasty layoffs.

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent about the company's direction and problems. More junior managers need to be more mature and the attitudes of some senior managers need to be more respectful. Additionally, really define how zozi will differentiate itself from the other deal sites. If the company is to move to more of a market rate one-stop shop, then bring it there!

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