BuildDirect Overview

  • www.builddirect.com
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 1999
  • Company - Private
  • Internet
  • $50 to $100 million (USD)

CompetitorsWayfair, DirectBuy, LL Flooring
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BuildDirect is a leading online marketplace for home improvement products. The company has transformed how homeowners access and purchase home improvement products by building an online marketplace that offers a wide selection of products at the best value, direct-to-home ...

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BuildDirect Reviews

4.0
72%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Dan Park
Dan Park
18 Ratings
2.0
Former Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great view from the office, unlimited vacation, some good people are left, they have exited CCAA successfully, have received new funding

Cons

The business model for this company is flawed, they have been losing money for a long time and despite a reduction in burn rate I very much doubt they can turn it around. The company has recently

Advice to Management

Don't just think about your exit strategy...
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Diversity & Inclusion at BuildDirect

4.7
(7 Reviews)

BuildDirect Photos

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BuildDirect Interviews

Experience
Positive60%
Negative27%
Neutral13%
Getting an Interview
Campus Recruiting33%
Applied online33%
Recruiter13%
Difficulty
2.9
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  1. Software Developer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at BuildDirect (United States)

    Interview

    Single interview after submitting my resume and cover letter through school co-op office. Interview was a short tour through the office, then 30 minutes of general HR questions, then 30 minutes technical interview. Offer arrived within a couple of days.
    Interview

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BuildDirect Awards & Accolades

  • Best Small & Medium Employers in CanadaQueen's School of Business/AON Hewitt2015
  • Best Small & Medium Employers in CanadaAON Hewitt2014

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What are perks and other benefits like at BuildDirect?

...Benefits were solid including unlimited vacation...

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