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36 Reviews

3.8
36 Reviews
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Shutterfly President, CEO, and Director Jeff Housenbold
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Opportunity to make an immediate impact in your area; good compensation; good work-life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • Was a fun place to work - very cool products & solid management team (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Sometimes it can be very challenging when it comes to work-life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • Good old boys club in senior management (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Despite growing pains, great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    Pros

    - collegiate atmosphere. everyone works together and plays together. great friendships.
    - surrounding by a lot of smart, passionate people
    - people are passionate about the brand
    - the founders and senior level execs are friendly and approachable, they really care about their employees
    - work/life balance and flexibility

    Cons

    - company in awkward growing stage, trying to figure out who they are
    - a lot of young employees who wants aggressive promotions faster than they are available
    - clash between new and older and employees at times
    - benefits are o-k for the valley

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    value employees, keep communication open

    Recommends
  2.  

    A great product - and a great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

    Pros

    Perks, benefits and employee recongition activities seem to increase every year.
    Company has been paying regular and increasing bonuses, stock plans have been delivering great returns!
    Company weathered the recession well, and continues to focus on internal growth, acquisitions, and investing in high caliber talent (both internal and new hire).
    Fun place to work where you are not micro managed.

    Cons

    No 401(k) match.
    Not strong culture of telecommuting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to remain as transparent as possible about company progress and future strategy.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great work environment, not so much with the location and commute

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Contractor  in  Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Contractor in Mountain View, CA

    Pros

    - Great senior leadership, direction, inspiration and accountability
    - Team-oriented and you really believe that as a start-up, they'd look out for their employees
    - Growth oriented and talented staff
    - Fun culture - young but still very family friendly

    Cons

    - Not the most fun location - would be more vibrant if relocated to the city

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great job!

    Recommends

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