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HomeAdvisor Reviews in Golden, CO

Updated December 29, 2014
Updated December 29, 2014
83 Reviews
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83 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance varies but is generally good (in 8 reviews)

  • Free soda and occasional food trucks and other perks (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • As with any call center there is a lot of negativity and crap talking (in 5 reviews)

  • Zero job security (if you don't sell, you will be gone quick (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Average entry level inside sales position

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Online Marketing Consultant (Sales) in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Online Marketing Consultant (Sales) in Golden, CO

    I have been working at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    great benefits via AIC the owner of HomeAdvisor

    Cons

    career ladder limited and salaries limited. Chris (CEO) is doing the necessary things to keep the share holders happy because everything else said to employees is "lip service". This is simply a fact that each of us - the minions will do well to accept as we work in Corporate America. What's the alternative? Feel like an indentured servant?

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work if you don't mind doing the same thing every day.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Golden, CO
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Golden, CO

    I worked at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    They do take good care of their employees. Casual atmosphere, managers are pretty nice.

    Cons

    The job is very tedious and repetitive. As with any call center there is a lot of negativity and crap talking. I was promised a job when I moved away for a while and when I returned it never happend.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers need to listen more to employees concerns and not promise things that are not really going to happen.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work with lots of opportunity to grow and many benefits.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Online Marketing Consultant (Sales) in Golden, CO
    Former Employee - Online Marketing Consultant (Sales) in Golden, CO

    I worked at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Many leaders who are willing to help build skills, for the most part will work with unexpected life events, lots of opportunity to grow, great training department.

    Cons

    Some of the directors shouldn't be in the positions they are in. There is a lot of corporate politics and behind the scenes favoritism.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take in the core values for yourself as well. Treat employees with the same respect you would desire and if you ask for advice or ideas of the sales reps don't condemn or talk down to them if the idea isn't what you want to hear.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to land for the long haul

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Representative in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Operations Representative in Golden, CO

    I have been working at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Management team works with you to help you find success. The C-Level isn't too high and mighty. The culture of the Org is one that really cares for the people from top to bottom.

    Cons

    Salaried employees do not have as many opportunitites for bonuses or raises.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great sales job for first timers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Golden, CO

    I have been working at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, comparable comp plan in the industry, fun place with lots of cool events, really good quality people.

    Cons

    Ring ring ring ring ring - 3.5 years of that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    They try to maintain a healthy work and life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Golden, CO

    I have been working at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    salary + commissions + good benefits, time off when needed and a flexible work schedule for tenured consultants. You learn marketing solutions for contractors.

    Cons

    Too many to mention, low commissions for a lot of work, low moral, very few sales contest or sales incentives, unprofessional culture, upper leadership is not visable or involved, the company is cheap and bottom line focused. They are never leading the way as a company regarding pay and are the last one to give raises.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give your loyal tenured consultants raises and acknowldege their hard work and dedication.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    typical phone sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Golden, CO

    I have been working at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    great hourly rate, great benefits.

    Cons

    it's easier to sell what you believe in. HomeAdvisor has a great product but they have deceptive practices on a lot of what they do. There core values are flawed. They want you to sell/believe the good stuff and not get in the weeds with the shady areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat the SP's as you would want to be treated. every lead that is sent out think about if you had to pay for it. Once that is done the sales process would double even triple.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    One of Denver's hidden gems.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Golden, CO

    I have been working at HomeAdvisor full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Incredibly friendly and helpful people in all areas
    - Highly involved executives/senior leaders who take the time to appreciate staff and their hard work
    - Work hard, play hard culture that with a lot of company involvement, events, and perks for employees
    - Flexible hours for better work-life balance
    - Opportunities to grow and advance career if you want to do it

    Cons

    - Somewhat recent rebranding (2012) and subsequent growing pains
    - Location: if you take public transportation it's a little out of the way and would take a lot longer than driving to get here. If you drive, parking can get pretty tight during core business hours
    - Despite size (1,000 + employees) and recent awards for top workplace, still relatively unknown in the Denver market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Continue to engage and interact with employees, and encourage them to pursue growth opportunities with realistic timelines

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Not what they seem

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Golden, CO
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Golden, CO

    I worked at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    There are some very talented, great individuals that work here.

    Cons

    Everday is a new day at HomeAdvisor. Management is constantly hustling and re-engineering the company, trying to maximize the ridiculous amounts of money they squeeze out of unsuspecting contractors. Employees are expected to put the company first-before health and family, and are always being threatened with their jobs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of turning the very cute and maliable into managers and directors---hire the talent that is on the floor. You may be surprised- they may know something!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Decent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Golden, CO
    Former Employee - Sales Advisor in Golden, CO

    I worked at HomeAdvisor full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great People, fun games, ping pong tables, amazing benifits

    Cons

    No income potential, your capped at somewhere between 35-45k a year, only option for advancement is into a manager roll and it doesnt seem they are even happy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Uncapped income potential, let the peacocks fly

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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