California Association of Realtors Reviews
83% would recommend to a friend
(27 total reviews)
70% approve of CEO
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Updated Nov 26, 2023
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- 5.0Jun 12, 2018Project CoordinatorFormer Employee, more than 1 yearLos Angeles, CA
Amazing and friendly staff, some who have been there over 30 years. Very good work-life balance. Dedicated professionals who are really working to make a difference for their members. Excellent benefits program.
Mone that I can think of
- 3.0Nov 26, 2023Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsSacramento, CA
Pretty good benefits, very nice people, regular salary increases based on performance, flexible work hours and environment.
Little effort on behalf of management to ensure staff feel connected. Everyone works from home 98 percent of the time so don't feel like a team.
- 4.0Oct 26, 2022Director, Local Government RelationsCurrent Employee, more than 10 yearsLos Angeles, CA
C.A.R. is a good employer that looks out for its employers. If you want to be part of an industry that is constantly changing and to be a part of the solution to California's housing crisis and other related issues, C.A.R. will put you front and center. It is relatively low stressed but challenging and the people are good.
The compensation is nothing to get excited about and with so many staff with such long tenure there is a 'civil service' mentality that does not always attract the brightest and most talented people.
- 2.0Nov 1, 2021Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee
Other staff members are genuinely good people. Something changes when they climb up the corporate ladder.
There's zero room for growth. Current upper management turns a blind eye when it comes to employee feedback that affects managers or upper management.
- 3.0Sep 14, 2021Staff AttorneyFormer Employee, more than 1 year
Nice coworkers and managers, work does not come home with you
Work is not exciting or interesting, little room for professional advancement
- 2.0Jul 29, 2021Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee
Good work life balance, strong exposure to the industry, and nuances that come with it. People who work here are friendly. Decent retirement contribution.
Not merit based promotions; solely on the basis of who you can suck up to. Employees are grossly underpaid and under appreciated
- 5.0Apr 30, 2015AnalystCurrent EmployeeLos Angeles, CA
An older organization that is trying to be dynamic Professional great bosses (this may vary by department, I've heard communications *may* be a nightmare). Stability, and professionalism. You are working to support hard working entrepreneurs (Realtors), and the entire organization and management is aware of who the customers are, "customer service" is a priority across the organization and it shows. This is a traditional employer, who provides life benefits and strategies. The "customer base" of a trade association is always varied and makes strategy hard, this is interesting to view play out.
It is a pretty large organization, so has some red-tape, this is my backyard stuff when crossing departments, this has negative effects on say, the website, and efforts to improve things can be stifled by friction and inertia. Interview process was a bit of a nightmare; and the time-in of benefits is a little silly: drivers get a free parking space from the start, but commuters have to wait until their fourth month to get the transportation subsidy? In the densest part of LA with the best public transportation? Huh? Who decided this is a good idea?
- 4.0Jul 22, 2013Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee, less than 1 year
The benefits are really great, and they pretty much stick to annual raises if you are doing what is expected of you. They recognize employees when appropriate. I have actually felt respected and appreciated in this company. They allow me to have a voice, even if they don't always take my advice. Also, they promote professional development and will pay for you to attend seminars and classes. Paid time off is legit; they offer sick time, personal time, and vacation time - each separate from each other.
Lots of people have been there for way too long. They say they want fresh ideas, but shoot down ideas way too often.3
- 1.0Mar 13, 2013Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee, more than 5 years
They serve refreshments during our monthly meetings that lasts over 2 hours! There were SOME great people that worked there, just SOME.
There's too much to list. HORRENDOUS management team is a start. About 50% of the staff there were lazy and clueless about their jobs. About 20% of them are bitter about their social lives and their jobs. The other 20% were jealous backstabbers that will cut your throat and throw you under the bus to get ahead. The last 10% were the hardworking ones that actually earned their income and helped keep the company alive today.1
- 5.0Nov 20, 2011Anonymous EmployeeFormer EmployeeLos Angeles, CA
Everyone is very friendly and helpful. They have functions to encourage departments to work with one another. They have gym onsite as well as a pool table in their lunch room!
California Association of Realtors is located in the Koreatown part of Los Angeles. I almost did not go for the interview because there were homeless people on the street in front of CAR. They have a fenced in parking lot in the rear though for the employees.2
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California Association of Realtors has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 30 reviews left anonymously by employees. 83% of employees would recommend working at California Association of Realtors to a friend and 85% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.
83% of California Association of Realtors employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated California Association of Realtors 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.