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Rue Gilt Groupe Reviews

Updated October 18, 2018
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Rue Gilt Groupe CEO Mark McWeeny
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Pros
  • "Awesome culture/work-life balance" (in 20 reviews)

  • "Fun, collaborative, fast paced, never two days alike" (in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "As with any department that you are building up, work-life balance can get a little skewed" (in 28 reviews)

  • "When you have a concern or issue you have no one to go to because everything is leaked" (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Designer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time

    Pros

    You get great benefits and the office has a lot of fun extra things they do like bagel fridays and massages!

    Cons

    There are none! Working there is an awesome experience


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great fun place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, good company culture. Strong vision and good technology.

    Cons

    Financial benefits for technology positions are average at best.

    Rue Gilt Groupe Response

    Jan 25, 2018 – CTO

    Thanks for the great feedback! Please be sure to also pass along details to your manager, so that we can continue to improve.

  3. "RGG is all about their employees!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shepherdsville, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Shepherdsville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Rue Gilt Groupe is an amazing place to work. They put their employees first in everything. We have so many fun food days, family days, catered lunches, and special events to show their appreciation. They are forward thinking, always looking to improve and drive us further. There's tons of growth happening now and will continue into the future.

    Cons

    We've recently merged two great brands and we're still working to iron out our processes.


  4. "Fantastic people, fast-paced environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fantastic people, fast-paced environment, ability to grow, learn and expand your role for high achievers

    Cons

    Departments not always on the same page, especially below department head level


  5. "Graphic Design Intern"

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    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rue Gilt Groupe (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Rue is a great place to learn and see a growth in your career. Also the people are kind and the design team is very talented.

    Cons

    The work load is a lot, so expect long hours.


  6. "great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Encouraged innovative thinking and nice culture

    Cons

    Job security and redundancies made job security difficult

    Advice to Management

    Too late they sold!


  7. "Full time"

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    Current Employee - Walmart Backroom Associate in Elizabethtown, KY
    Current Employee - Walmart Backroom Associate in Elizabethtown, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, Close by, Good hours, Good company

    Cons

    Long hours could be draining sometimes

  8. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time

    Pros

    - Laid-back culture, great people
    - Flexibility in hours and working from home
    - Internal mobility and growth if you're willing to put in the effort

    Cons

    -Very fast paced environment which isn't everyone's cup of tea
    -Understaffed so many of the associates are overworked
    -Lower pay than other companies in the city.


  9. "Gilt City Account Executivd"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, the people are great, employee discoung

    Cons

    Extremely disorganized, never clear communication from management, management controls your success


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Nice Tech Sector"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rue Gilt Groupe full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Love the fast-paced environment
    We acquired gilt and merged in two months!!!!
    Fun and laid-back environment
    No pressure or stress
    Overal good perks

    Cons

    They can do better salary-wise (won't match that well)
    leadership can get distracted by tons of shiny new ideas

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent about the vision of the company


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