Bitly Coworkers FAQ

Read what Bitly employees think about their coworkers. A positive work environment relies on a variety of factors and your coworkers play one of the biggest roles. This is the chance for you to learn more about your future colleagues.

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August 2, 2019

What are co-workers like at Bitly?

Pros

The majority of the people are great.

Cons

The company appears to have realized they needed to drive revenue and their solution was simply repackaged a freemium product as "enterprise" offering. Despite searching for senior talent, they allow for zero autonomy and insist on Sales Engineers being involved at every touchpoint. Bitly also made the classic mistake of growing a sales team rapidly and in an unsustainable fashion. Like many companies before them, the hiring was done without a need. As a result, almost all the hires are no longer at the company. These issues aside, the most troubling aspect was the passive-aggressive nature of specific people on the sales team. This is not common in the tech world and took me, and other members of the team, by surprise.

Advice to Management

There are some great people at Bitly but I worry about the companies future. The product appears to be the same as it was 5 years ago and throwing bodies at sales isn't going to change that fact. I think management needs to take a realistic approach to grow the business and maybe product could develop new functionality (i.e. a social publishing tool etc) to make the platform more holistic.

The majority of the people are great.

August 2, 2019

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