48% would recommend to a friend
(206 total reviews)
91% approve of CEO
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Updated Nov 15, 2023
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- 5.0Jul 19, 2023Product ManagerCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearSan Francisco, CA
Leadership team seems committed to doing the right things
Changes are happening but it is slow to materialize
- 4.0Nov 15, 2023AnonymousCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearMenlo Park, CA
Since the arrival of the new CEO last year, there has been a major positive culture shift with a "roll up your sleeves" mentality where everyone pitches in to rebuild. Coworkers are kind who support each other and want to see everyone succeed, and there is a strong sense of teamwork. I've been given opportunities to learn, grow, take on new challenges, wear many hats, and really make an impact, with the autonomy to take initiative. Employees on my team who go above and beyond don't go unnoticed. While the expectations are high, it brings out the best in people. Mediocrity won't cut it here, but for employees willing to step up, the opportunities to accomplish great things are there. Leadership is investing in improvements. This time of culture shift makes it a great place to build a career and the future seems bright!
Like any period of change and growth, there have been some expected growing pains here recently. As we continue scaling, it will be important to streamline processes and encourage cross-departmental collaboration.
- 3.0Oct 25, 2023Anonymous EmployeeCurrent EmployeeLos Angeles, CA
Benefits and lifestyle perks are decent.
Not really happy here but am trying. They throw you in and you have to figure how to swim which is fine if there were just tools within reach. My manager is not really a coach or mentor. Likeable all around but lacks true coach skills which makes me question my growth.
- 1.0Oct 30, 2023DirectorFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsAtlanta, GA
L/T and S/T Employee Benefits
Reneges on Promised Bonuses Inadequate Training and Time to Learn the Business Mandatory In Office Work Gossip Culture Cutthroat Culture
- 4.0Aug 13, 2023MarketingFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsAtlanta, GA
Fun and supportive culture. The product is compelling - it is one of the few media channels where advertisers can definitively prove the value they receive.
If you're looking to join the marketing dept, probe on how invested they are in their own marketing.1
- 1.0Dec 22, 2022Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 1 year
Some nice people, decent work life balance and the company tried to balance the terrible way they treat departing employees by trying to take care of
Lots of dysfunction within management, especially on the Sales side which is ego driven and tends to deflect problems onto other teams. Promotions and favorable treatment are driven by loyalty and conformation, not merit. Lack of a clear business/product strategy and poor decision making framework creates a lot of chaos and reactive motions across the organization. Terrible and expensive acquisitions that majorly hurt the balance sheet. Don’t think anyone in management has the appetite or patience to actually read a proper business plan or put pen to paper. Majorly dependent on banks where they have good MAU but not enough user engagement to drive meaningful revenue growth. In fact the actual business model makes no sense because higher engagement leads to lower margins. Current stock price is not wholly due to market conditions, lots of it self inflicted due to years of bad decision making.4
- 3.0Aug 7, 2023Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearAtlanta, GA
People were fantastic, pay was competitive, and the product is genuinely interesting.
Poor communication from management, multiple rounds of layoffs
- 5.0Jul 2, 2023Performance AnalystCurrent EmployeeAtlanta, GA
Cardlytics is a hub of wonderful data and peers who are experts in analytics. Coworkers and managers take an active interest in your professional development and are always ready to help.
Need a better tech stack.
- 3.0Apr 12, 2023Senior Software EngineerCurrent Employee, more than 3 years
Good product with major bank partnerships Good people to work with
Struggling to be profitable No more salary hike or bonus for 2023 considering inflation this is salary cut Lot’s of layoffs so no more stable teams Leadership change direction very often and without thinking of long term consequences No more scope for personal growth.1
- 2.0Nov 14, 2022Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee
The product has the potential to be great if leadership would get it's act together. Until sales leadership is cleared (toxic and unwilling to recognize their fault in the problems), expect the stock to continue to slide as leadership across the company is not aligned. The company used to have great people, but more and more are leaving or have been laid off.
Absolutely no job security. In the past 3 months over 35% of the company has been laid off - including top performers. Leadership seems to have no plans on how to fix the issues - and instead is happy to blame employees for short-comings. Also if you are a currently employee don't expect any raises in the future as the company gives low raises and never delivers on salary or title bumps. All around a disappointing company. My time there was marked by lies and incompetence - so don't believe their claims that they are a employee first transparent company.4
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Cardlytics has an overall rating of 3.3 out of 5, based on over 219 reviews left anonymously by employees. 48% of employees would recommend working at Cardlytics to a friend and 36% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.
48% of Cardlytics employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Cardlytics 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.0 for culture and values and 2.8 for career opportunities.