Internet Brands

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  1.  

    Internet boot camp

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA

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

    Pros

    A great place to learn the ropes of the internet for nearly any facet of the web (product management, project management, design, development, etc.).

    Cons

    The majority of employees are learning and therefore the majority of the company really doesn't know what's going on. Due diligence is just not there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on more structured processes company-wide to ensure that everyone learns the right way rather than trial and error.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Positive Experience!

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

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

    Pros

    -Great company culture.
    -Ability to see your ideas come to fruition.
    -"Try it first" mentality. Meaning, management is open to trying out new ideas and see what happens, rather than shut them down right away.
    -Flexible work schedule.
    -Laid back environment.
    -Very friendly executive team. They are always stopping to ask how you are doing.

    Cons

    -Pay is below market, but the flexibility helps make up for it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    HR

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Internet Brands part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great team! Fun environment to work in. Great place to learn.

    Cons

    No growth opportunities. No direct goals. Just another person in the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employee recognition.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company and fun work environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in El Segundo, CA

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

    Pros

    Open office makes for a fun place to work. People are all friendly and helpful. This is an amazing job and I'm glad I came to work here.

    Cons

    Hard to have any cons at this point. The money could be better, but where isn't that true?

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    A place to learn, that's it

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Web Developer in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Web Developer in El Segundo, CA

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

    Pros

    ocean view kitchen. very light work load

    Cons

    The work load is low, but at the same time you don't get much to learn and improve yourself. It is a open secret that the company pays you way lower than others. You hear people leaving all the time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you think interns can do the same job as full-time, good luck!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    A stepping stone to the digital industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Coordinator in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Coordinator in El Segundo, CA

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

    Pros

    Stress free and you meet some good people here.

    Cons

    Senior management does not invest in their employees. The turn over ratio was around 50% during the 2007-2009 period, not sure if anything has changed since.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great people and positive work environment

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

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

    Pros

    I work with a lot of managers and teams throughout the company and I really enjoy everyone! It's a positive environment and great work life balance. Also, there's a lot of growth potential.

    Cons

    Other than below market pay, I really can't thing of any cons. I think the positive environment makes up for that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you have amazing employees you need to fight to get them raises!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was an awesome time there with awesome people to work with.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Segundo, CA

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

    Pros

    The casual environment was one of the best ideas, as well as the ease of work with your peers. Everyone handles their job, which makes your job even easier.

    Cons

    There was a pay increase freeze the entire time I worked there, which i did not like. No one was able to get a raise, no matter how hard they worked. That wasn't very motivating.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start to acknowledge your staff and their accomplishments more. Do more for the employees to raise morale.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good learning experience, but management not interested in too much change

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Junior Web Project Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Junior Web Project Manager in El Segundo, CA

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

    Pros

    - Good work-life balance
    - High levels of autonomy, little micromanagement
    - Opportunity to learn about and be exposed to many different technical systems
    - People and location are nice

    Cons

    - Little opportunity to advance from junior positions
    - Under-resourced on tech and CS for number of sites maintained
    - Virtually all sites are on very legacy systems
    - Very hard to implement any real changes to legacy sites; business is more interested in acquiring more niche websites than improving/expanding ones it already owns.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show some of your sites some TLC and get them up to standards- it might prove more profitable than continuing to acquire and spreading your resources so thin.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great company with positive collaborative corporate culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Recruiter in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Recruiter in El Segundo, CA

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

    Pros

    Great learning environment and you get to work with smart and genuinely nice people

    Cons

    It's been great so far

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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