Goodreads Overview

  • www.goodreads.com
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 2007
  • Company - Public
  • Membership Organisations
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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“Once upon a time …” is much more exciting than “The End” The story of Goodreads is still in the early pages, but we have already become the world’s largest community of readers. We’re looking for imaginative and collaborative teammates to help us write our next chapter – ...
Mission: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Our mission is to help people find and share books they love. If that’s your kind of story, let’s talk.

Goodreads Reviews

3.4
53%
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Veronica Moss
Veronica Moss
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5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"passionate, mission-driven organization"

Feb 18, 2017 - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
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Positive Outlook

Pros

Goodreads is 10 years old, and was acquired by Amazon a few years ago. We get a lot of benefit from being part of Amazon, but also maintain a lot of the awesome, independent Goodreads culture. The

Cons

Our goals are aggressive, which is great—but sometimes it feels like we're trying to do too much.
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Goodreads Interviews

Experience
Positive33%
Negative42%
Neutral25%
Getting an Interview
Applied online64%
In Person18%
Recruiter9%
Difficulty
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  1. Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
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    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    waste of time. absolutely no sense of candidate evaluation. There were 2 interviewers. The guy seemed very aprreciative of using diffrerent approach for problem solving. The lady was hell bent on proving the concept wrong.Spent half time convincing her on algorithm.Figured wont get any further rounds of interview
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Goodreads Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to WorkThe San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal2013

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...A lot of focus on KLO reduction over new features...

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