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Bankrate Overview

New York, NY
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public (RATE)
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Helping people make the best financial decisions in life is no small challenge. And we should know.

Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) is the Web's leading aggregator of financial rate information, offering an unparalleled depth and breadth of rate ... Read more

Mission: Provide Consumer Value. Anticipate their needs and build lasting relationships by delivering content, data, tools, & analysis to empower our consumers enabling them to make informed financial and life decisions

Create measurable value for our ... Read more

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Bankrate – Why Work For Us?

Culture of Learning & Transparency

Bankrate recently moved into a brand new open-floor office. With whiteboard walls, daily stand-up meetings, and open-door management, Bankrate encourages collaboration and the free exchange of ideas. It’s this culture, along with the continual training both on and offline, that empowers employees to truly be their best and take charge of their career.

Fun & Games

Sometimes the best work is done after the most fun is had, and at Bankrate, the offices almost seem designed for fun. There’s foosball and ping-pong to be played, painting classes for employees, and even the occasional bowling tournament, as well as weekly bingo and various happy hour celebrations. On top of all of that, the holiday parties are a staff favorite.

When it comes to what you can expect while working at Bankrate, our philosophy is quite simple: We take the employee experience very seriously by dedicating ourselves to those who drive results without ego, commit to making their colleagues better, and who are ready for challenges of working on the biggest personal finance platforms in banking, cards, insurance, and senior care.

We focus on things that matter most to employees beyond just their salary, such as individual development, creativity, rewards, and recognition. We also pay close attention to the qualities that differentiate us from our competitors–while we take our work seriously, we don't take ourselves as seriously. We laugh, we play, and we have fun.

At Bankrate, we're looking for talented, brainy people who also have a sense of fun and community. A serious discussion of the direction of mortgage rates can be followed by a friendly game of table tennis in the break room, a "town hall" meeting to update employees on company news and direction typically ends with a happy hour, and we put aside work for holiday happenings such as our Halloween costume and pumpkin-carving contests.

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    Bankrate has great office, good health benefits, amazing people.


    Disorganized in many areas. Need improvements.

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Bankrate Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at Bankrate.


    I was asked to schedule a phone interview and I prepared well for the interview. The HR called in 6 minutes late and said that the position was filled. Nor did he suggest another position and I was left hanging. I should have got atleast a referral if I wasn't given a chance to be interviewed.

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Bankrate Awards & Accolades

  • PR Department of the Year - Silver, Best in Biz Awards, 2014
  • PR Department of the Year - Gold, Best in Biz Awards International, 2014
  • America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008
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