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- 5.0FEATURED REVIEWMar 9, 2023Commercial Account ExecutiveCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearSpringfield, IL
Transparency - I never wonder where I am stand with quota, what my goals and expectations are of me. Compensation - This is way beyond fair if you are willing to put the work in Insurance and Benefits - Motive really tries to remove any hassle one might experience with healthcare, mental included. Not only do they offer insurance but other benefits for the entire family. Unlimited PTO is nice as well. Product team is also one of the best I have worked with. Motive consistently reinvests in the product to ensure they stay on top.
Back end system errors and glitches can eat a lot of time.1Motive Response7mo
Thank you for taking the time to write a thoughtful review! We appreciate hearing about your personal experience at Motive and are happy to learn that you're enjoying our work environment and company perks. If you would like to provide further feedback, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 5.0Sep 6, 2023Sr Sales Development RepresentativeCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearDallas, TX
Seems like a good company to work for with growth potential.
Time will tell and I will share on here
- 2.0Sep 13, 2023Product ManagerFormer Employee
* Teams are extremely collaborative across sales, engineering, support, product * Ability to think outside of the box to solve challenging problems * Welcome and Intelligent group of colleagues * Decent Health Care Benefits
* Management has been made up of strong individual contributors who are not great people managers * No clear promotion process or even performance reviews (you can go years without getting one) * Management can get way to in the weeds on projects and work rather than letting the competent team execute * Way Way too many processes - project updates are done in multiple massive meetings, tools, spreadsheets and emails weekly * Low pay and not even inflation increases yearly (Management once seemingly bragged about how they low ball applicants) * There are women on the tech teams, but management is 100% male6
- 1.0Aug 17, 2023Business DevelopmentFormer Employee
Remote position is nice. It is an interesting industry and DOES have growth opportunity
The culture is probably the worst I have ever seen. Co-workers are MEAN- they are only there for their own personal gain and will tear down each other in the drop of a hat. Managers have a hard time controlling their team as they are afraid of the backlash. The employees that have been there for awhile, use their seniority to throw others under the bus and get away with things. Its truly sad to see how horrible the culture was since the company does have a really good product and has a lot of potential. Onboarding is pointless. You better hope your team is willing to help you otherwise you are in for a rude awakening. Other teams are not collaborative- they don't want to work with you, they will not help you, and they feed off your failure. The HR department could really use some digging into. There are a lot of politics at play and they will turn a blind eye if they "favorite" someone. And on the flip side, they will absolutely ruin someone based off of hearsay without any proof of evidence.13
- 2.0Sep 20, 2023Senior Software EngineerCurrent Employee
A lot of the people doing actual work at the company are very good. The company is also work from home friendly.
Imagine getting great performance reviews the entire time you work for a company, not getting a raise (cash or equity) for 2 years, and then hearing the head of HR say that the next round of merit increases will be focused on equity over cash. Welcome to Motive.3
- 3.0Aug 9, 2023Anonymous EmployeeFormer Employee, more than 3 years
I enjoyed a lot of my time as an employee at Motive. The flexibility of working from home was super nice, and I enjoyed working with my direct team. The benefits are great as well. However, I think all of this can be found at other companies as well.
Things took a turn a little over a year ago and it hasn't been the same since. There are no clear goals for the team. Culture is dead. Misalignment on every level. Everything is top down, and you're completely blindsided by change. No source of truth for expectations. HR seems nonexistent when you need them- I know at least 4 cases brought to HR about a specific individual that were swept under the rug. If you can, steer clear.6
- 3.0Dec 13, 2022Product ManagerCurrent Employee
Smart People Good Business Thinking Ahead Solid Product
Motive is not a place where women rise and can have a long lasting career. Women leave instead of lead at Motive. It’s a very known issue at Motive but there has been a complete lack of action from the Executive team to change the direction and set an example. - Here’s the breakdown of Women at a leadership level at Motive - Within the Executive Team. 2 out 8 direct reports to Shoaib(CEO) are women - Those 2 include the EA team lead and the Chief Legal Officer - Within the CTO Org, 1 out of 8 direct reports to the CTO are women - 1 female direct report is the head of QA - Within the CFO Org, 1 out of 8 managers whom report into the CFO are women - 1 female direct report is the head of FP&A - Within the CPO org, 1 out of 8 direct reports to the CPO are women - Within the Design Org, 2/7 direct reports are women - Within the PM Org, 0/6 PM Directors/Managers are women - Within the COO Org, 1 out of 8 direct reports to the COO are women - There is a subconscious bias towards women - Women are talked over and talked down to in meetings, not always seen as partners - Women are not recognized publicly for good work or achievements - Women are not seen as leaders or SMEs in their field. For example, when a lead gives a directive, their cross functional partner will often escalate to their boss for the final word - Women are not given the same opportunities to lead and grow their careers as men at Motive46Motive Response6mo
Thank you for sharing your feedback. Your experience is absolutely not what we want for our teammates. We understand that there is work to do to improve the representation of women on our teams and we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at Motive. To improve representation amongst our teams we host and sponsor recruiting and learning & development events focused on underrepresented people. Our managers are regularly trained on unconscious bias, inclusive leadership, anti-discrimination, and building trust and psychological safety on teams. That said, we'd like to know more about your specific experience so that we can improve. Please contact us at email@example.com to share your experience further. Thanks again for sharing your experience.
- 2.0Sep 20, 2023Senior RecruiterFormer Employee, less than 1 yearAustin, TX
Great product, exciting future, strong recruiting team
HUGE layoffs, shaky future, obvious focus on revenue versus culture1
- 2.0Aug 4, 2023Anonymous EmployeeCurrent Employee, more than 3 years
you'll get a good amount of experience as long as youre sucking up to the right people
WOMEN- just dont do it. Unless this is your only option I would recommend taking any other offer you have. Its crazy to me that Motive has awards for best company for diversity and best company for women. I have no idea how they decide that because this is by far the worst company Ive ever worked for to grow your career if youre a woman. Toxic culture, Poor business prospects., Crazy executives, Layoff after layoff. Ever since the HR exec joined, the company culture has taken a nosedive. it used to be a great place to work filled with smart and kind people. now it's only money first. this company is going in the wrong direction fast. check out the customer reviews on google reviews...10Motive Response2mo
Thank you for sharing your feedback. Your experience is absolutely not what we want for our teammates. We understand that there is work to do to improve the representation of women on our teams, and we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at Motive. To ensure we're authentically communicating what it's like to work at Motive, we have external organizations ask our current employees for candid, anonymous feedback about what they like about working here, where we can improve, their challenges, etc. You've dedicated over 4 years to Motive, we'd love to learn more about your specific experience to improve. Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your experience further. Thank you for helping us to grow and be better.
- 1.0Jul 12, 2023MarketingFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsSan Francisco, CA
-Some great individuals at company that are carrying the work load for the whole company. -a few products (ELD, dashcam, etc) have a really sound PMF which helps the company succeed in spite of some poor organizational decisions.
- Relationships matter more than good work. It doesn't matter how well you do your job, it's who you know at Motive. This leads to mediocre work with little accountability from managers and c-suite. -Performance reviews are performative. No real substance or critical feedback is given at this company. Your manager will check a box and try not to rock the boat. -Get ready to work side-by-side with bloated job titles/salaries for folks with little-to-no responsibilities. -The company is full of "gotchas". Example: Only join this company around these dates: December 15, March 15, June 15 and Sept 15. These are the dates that RSUs are vested. If you join Jan 1, 2023 your first year vesting cliff is actually 15 months because they vest on March 15, 2024 versus your start date. -Lack of strategy and top down vision. This company has performed 3 layoffs in 3ish years. If you like your leadership to always chase shiny new objects or copy their competitions' roadmap, this is the place for you.8Motive Response2mo
Thank you for sharing your perspective, and we apologize for any negative experiences you've encountered at Motive. We take your feedback seriously and are committed to maintaining a balanced work environment that values both relationships and performance. We are actively working to enhance our feedback processes, ensure fair roles and responsibilities, and address concerns about vesting dates. While we acknowledge the challenges of change, we remain dedicated to a clear strategic vision. We appreciate your insights and encourage further discussion at email@example.com to help us continuously improve and provide a better experience for our team members.
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I took my new co worker under my wing to personally invest in her success. She’s another brilliant black woman. Also felt like her knowledge is valuable and we could learn from each. I was off work for 3 weeks due to Covid and when I came back she told me she had gotten into it with our co workers and had been put on a performance plan. She ready to resign. She is very emotive and I think people take it as aggression. I don’t want her to sabotage her career. What advice would you give her?
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Motive has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,045 reviews left anonymously by employees. 76% of employees would recommend working at Motive to a friend and 72% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.
76% of Motive employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Motive 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.