Compare Alliance Data vs Venture Harbour BETA

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Alliance Data

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Venture Harbour

Employee Ratings

  • Venture Harbour scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 695 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
5.0
(based on 3 reviews)
Venture Harbour employees rated their Overall Rating 1.6 higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
5.0
Venture Harbour employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.8 higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
5.0
Venture Harbour employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.2 higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
5.0
Venture Harbour employees rated their Work-life balance 1.5 higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
5.0
Venture Harbour employees rated their Senior Management 1.9 higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
5.0
Venture Harbour employees rated their Culture & Values 1.5 higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Alliance Data Ceo Ralph Andretta
88%
88%Ralph Andretta
CEO Approval
Venture Harbour Ceo Marcus Taylor
100%
100%Marcus Taylor
Venture Harbour employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
100%
Venture Harbour employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 36% higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
100%
Venture Harbour employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 56% higher than Alliance Data employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Alliance Data has 1,784 more total submitted salaries than Venture Harbour.
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What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Alliance Data.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Alliance Data.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 61 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 39 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 28 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 13 reviews)
Featured Review
"headline"Apr 21, 2021

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Alliance Data full-time

Pros

great company to work with

Cons

no downside working for ADS

Current Employee - Technical Lead

I have been working at Venture Harbour full-time for more than a year

Pros

I joined Venture Harbour after a fairly typical string of 3-5 year software development jobs in both established companies and startups. I know the usual reasons why people get fed up in their jobs,... because I was that guy. Projects become stale, management moves on to the next hot thing, or the startup doesn't deliver sales so people start getting made redundant. Venture Harbour has absolutely none of those problems. The setup here is excellent, we have a steady stream of new 'Ventures' for us to work on, which mean it's like starting a new role every year or so, but with the same team. We also have a strong foundation of existing successful ventures that provide us with very healthy financial backing as well as unique problems to solve as they evolve. The staff we have currently are all excellent in their fields (and thoroughly lovely humans to boot) and our recruitment process is incredibly thorough - based on a lot of experience for finding the best people, as well as the best fit. In terms of benefits and professional development it is light years ahead of my previous employers. Within the first few months here I was allocated my own training budget and I had mapped out a plan with my line manager for what I personally wanted to achieve within the next 5 years - and so far I have been given the space to progress that journey. It's the first job where the promises I was given during interview have all been delivered. I think what Venture Harbour has is incredibly unique (and has all my developer friends jealous), we have the foundation of an 'established' business allowing us to be generous with benefits, culture and training, as well as the excitement of a ''startup' chasing new ideas and technology. It sounds almost too good, and I didn't believe it before starting, but I have dug every corner of this business and it's very real.

Cons

We move across a lot of technology stacks, and new ones are always on the horizon. Obviously we attempt to standardise as best as possible but developers are required to muck in and attempt to learn... everything - so specialisms are harder to develop (though we do have leaders in certain fields). It's my first 'remote first' job, and that really has taken some getting used to. I love the flexibility but I really do miss the social element of being in an office full time.

Advice to Management

Don't lose sight of the transparency you currently give your employees, it's your number one asset!

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