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Priceline.com Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Good work life balance, I was surprised some reviewer(s) said they have to be online 24/7 because that's not the case for anyone on my team (in 24 reviews)

  • Incredible resources, friendly people and an exciting/active work environment (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • The lack of COO is driving upper management to lose focus on what happens to the customer dollars once they make it in the door (in 5 reviews)

  • Very corporate, hard to move the needle on change (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great work environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Front End Developer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Priceline.com full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    New York Office has a very start up feel to it. Foosball, ping pong, beer. Sunday work jitters is no longer a thing for me, I look forward to coming into the office. Great colleagues, department heads listen if you speak up. Wonderful benefits. Upward mobility is great here too.

    Cons

    Big company means too many meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great intern program"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Priceline.com (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful company culture, great events outside of work, good interaction between departments

    Cons

    None that come to mind

  3. Helpful (2)

    "I've really enjoyed working here for the last decade, and I have learned a LOT."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Priceline.com full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I have never had a lack of new technology to learn. We scale like a large company, but a lean staff means that you have to keep on your toes. We were too comfortable for a few years, but the new ceo is changing the work culture. We have stronger internal processes, and are getting back more of a startup feel. Benefits are great, with fun activities. A small staff means moving up is very hard.

    Cons

    We tend to be "bottom up" driven, which has its advantages, but can be tiring.

    Advice to Management

    Department staffing is uneven, with some too lean compared to others. We also need even more focus, and employees that resist change are a roadblock.


  4. "FE Dev"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Priceline.com full-time

    Pros

    A very good place to work.

    Cons

    There are no cons for priceline


  5. "Great place for an Intern experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Intern in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great exposure to professional company experience with a very good work culture. You would definitely learn lot of new skills here.

    Cons

    Not really any cons, except they did not offer a full-time position to any of the interns this year.


  6. "Work Here!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chief of Staff in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Chief of Staff in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Priceline.com full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, good travel benefits, great people

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to add.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Intern in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Priceline has a great intern program!

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say about my experience.

  8. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Work/Life balance
    Upto date technologies
    Great Location
    So much to learn

    Cons

    Less invest on Priceline.com
    Middle Management needs improvement.They should understand their team more and their concerns.


  9. "Priceline"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounting Intern
    Former Employee - Accounting Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great office culture and overall workplace environment

    Cons

    Mediocre cafeteria food in the building

    Advice to Management

    Keep up positive enegery during meetings


  10. Helpful (3)

    "I like it"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Frontend Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Frontend Developer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Priceline.com (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Good work life balance, I was surprised some reviewer(s) said they have to be online 24/7 because that's not the case for anyone on my team... depends on manager maybe
    - Modern and evolving tech stack with encouragement for devs to experiment and learn new things
    - NYC office has a lot of smart and nice people and a good location
    - Compensation is fair for the amount of work you are expected to put in

    Cons

    - Claims to award advancement and pay increases for merit, but it's hard to tell if that's the truth or not, and long-term employees are not treated as well
    - Too much focus on process and making the numbers look good
    - Norwalk office environment is not as modern as NYC

    Advice to Management

    - Chillax with the agile stuff
    - Treat long-term loyal employees better with more compensation/pto/snacks/advancement... I've worked here for less than a year and even I can see that new hires are treated better, which is probably one of the main reasons the turnover rate has been high in the last year
    - Give the Norwalk office free snacks ;)


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