Compare SmarterTravel vs Rue Gilt Groupe BETA

See how Rue Gilt Groupe vs. SmarterTravel compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 51 reviews)
3.0
(based on 484 reviews)
Career Opportunities
4.1
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
2.6
Work-life balance
4.5
3.4
Senior Management
4.2
2.7
Culture & Values
4.6
3.1
CEO Approval
SmarterTravel Ceo Sarah Hodkinson
100%Sarah Hodkinson
Rue Gilt Groupe Ceo Mark McWeeny
68%Mark McWeeny
% Recommend to a friend
92%
45%
Positive Business Outlook
72%
31%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer11 Salaries
$113,836/yr
Manager1 Salaries
$107,811/yr
Designer2 Salaries
$70,915/yr
Senior Software Engineer17 Salaries
$146,329/yr
Assistant Buyer24 Salaries
$54,011/yr
Junior Designer10 Salaries
$43,370/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Work life balance"(in 14 reviews)
"Tripadvisor"(in 12 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 35 reviews)
"Great people"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 7 reviews)
"Tripadvisor"(in 5 reviews)
"Gilt"(in 31 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 27 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Manager

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

Pros

-Part of the TripAdvisor family -Amazing and reputable brands: Airfarewatchdog, Oyster, SmarterTravel.com, Family Vacation Critic, Jetsetter, and What To Pack -Teams take accountability and are... passionate about their work -Free lunches are served 2x a week -Sweetgreen delivery outpost on other days of week -Great office location next to TD Garden -Consistently have All Hands with transparency into how business is going -Amazing upper management team with easy access (no closed-door policy) -Dog friendly office -Unlimited snacks -Good work environment -Stand-up desks and Balance Board rentals (to work on that core!) - Summer Fridays -Happy Hour 4pm Every Friday -Flexible work from home policy -Travel stipend that increases for each year you work -Potential for Restricted Stock Units -401k Matching Policy -Partnerships with many gyms around the city

Cons

-There was a morale issue when I first started, due to many employees moving over to the TripAdvisor side, which can be seen as a con. However, management took issues extremely seriously and have... implemented ways to improve morale. -Lunch options aren't always the healthiest, but I can't really complain about a free lunch

Advice to Management

Keep being transparent, it's appreciated!

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

People, culture, promote from within

Cons

Nothing in particular to add to cons

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