Thumbtack - Hard Problems, Smart People, Tons of Opportunity | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (5)

    "Hard Problems, Smart People, Tons of Opportunity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Designer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thumbtack full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    • Incredibly dedicated, humble, and approachable management. All the C-level people are down to earth • Amazingly smart and talented people • Beautiful office space(s) • Delicious meals provided everyday (Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner) • Lot's of fun/hard challenges to be working on • Great amount of momentum

    Cons

    • With success comes expansions & therefore growing pains are bound to happen • No 401K matching • The office can be difficult to get to depending on where you're coming from.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing exactly what you're doing. It's amazing to see the level of commitment to building a great team, product, company, and culture.

    Thumbtack2016-04-04
  1. "Honest, Ethical Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thumbtack for less than a year

    Pros

    Working at Thumbtack, I never met anyone who seemed unhappy. It was a company full of sharp minds taking on a difficult problem, and everyone was bringing their full self to their projects

    Cons

    They don't offer any 401K matching

    Thumbtack2019-09-16
  2. "Great company culture and product development team"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Category Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thumbtack full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Mission driven marketplace. Solve unique challenge, balancing the needs of professionals and customers. - Culture of transparency and accountability. Open access to data, bi-weekly all hands meetings, real time and anonymous Q&A with leadership - Emphasis on professional development. Fast-paced work environment on impactful projects - Great benefits. Delicious food prepared by in-house team. Unlimited PTO... without pressure to limit days off.

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    Cons

    - No 401(k) match - Short term initiatives to improve metrics are sometimes prioritized above fixing underlying issues or making bold bets - Performance review cycles are time consuming

    Thumbtack2019-09-03

    Thumbtack Response

    September 5, 2019Social Media Support Manager

    Thanks for sharing! It's great to read about all of the things that you feel make Thumbtack so great (and we fully agree with you!). We know peer and manager reviews take a lot of time out of your days but we really believe in the good they can do for our teams here and really appreciate ...

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