Sungevity - We're on a rocketship--the ride bouncy and intense--but we're blasting into the stratosphere, what do you expect? | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (2)

    "We're on a rocketship--the ride bouncy and intense--but we're blasting into the stratosphere, what do you expect?"

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    Current Employee - Solar Consultant in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sungevity full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Sungevity has a great mission-driven culture, we have missionaries that really care about helping the planet and our customers. But we are also a sales organization with the best pay in the industry, so we have our share of mercenaries as well. A successful organization requires both in my opinion. There are fantastic benefits that go above and beyond much of what I have had in the past or what I would have received...

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    Cons

    As awesome of a company as Sungevity is it does have its kinks. There is a divide between front and back of house, both literally in that we are housed in separate buildings, and figuratively as sales and operations tend to socialize amongst themselves. This gap can be closed organically, but more proactive effort on the senior management and executive level would be a more effective way of getting us to all feel like...

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    Advice to Management

    Get 66 and 55 more aligned, engaged with each other and just generally more united. Create more streamlined processes and define KPIs to allow people to grow into other roles so that when going into a role you can see a clearly delineated path to the next step (from TSA to PM or SC, from team member to team lead, etc.) if certain criteria are met.

    Sungevity2014-08-26
  1. "Recruiter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Sungevity full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work for, and very dynamic industry.

    Cons

    No cons it was a great place to work at

    Sungevity2017-06-26
  2. "Good while it lasted"

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    Former Employee - Solar Marketing Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sungevity part-time

    Pros

    Worked here for about a year right before they did a massive layoff. Good benefits and lots of company perks.

    Cons

    Laid off a but of people with no severance package.

    Sungevity2019-04-06

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