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Vistaprint Reviews

Updated February 20, 2017
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  • Lots of reorganizations across the company, tough work life balance at times (in 10 reviews)

  • There have been a number of re-orgs and the company is still trying to find the right org structure (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Vistaprint"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Emphasis is placed on the value and growth of the employees. The environment is professional yet fun. The best company to work for.

    Cons

    There are a lot of meetings and conference calls. Takes time out of your job.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. However, be mindful of hiring management that do not fit in the VP culture that stresses the idea that employees come first.


  2. "Marketing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vistaprint full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Smart helpful

    Cons

    Need to make quicker decisions


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great opportunities to solve business problems. Enjoyed working with top talent across functions."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director Knowledge and Training in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Director Knowledge and Training in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vistaprint full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great startup culture, customer-centric work environment. Excellent work-life balance. Innovation was one of the key guiding principles. Lot of emphasis on coaching and developing employees.

    Cons

    Leadership lacked vision in some groups. Some of the roles lacked clarity and overlapped across regions. Fast paced environment sometimes posed barriers to implementing meaningful solutions.

    Advice to Management

    Leaders should inspire, motivate and role model guiding principles. Employee engagement should be a key measure in every manager and leader's performance evaluation.


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  5. "customer care"

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

    Pros

    awesome benefits such are health card, pension plan, bereavement leave, paid time off, sick time, gym on site and many others. parties and team outings

    Cons

    there are a lot of system issues which often prevent performance. these includes latency issues, some supervisors and management are reactive and not pro active

    Advice to Management

    be more proactive and look at the feasibility of projected ideas. weigh all pros and cons before making decisions


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Vistaprint full-time

    Pros

    Outstanding place to gain marketing experience

    Cons

    Environment can get very political - especially regarding promotions and advancement


  7. "Would recommend"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vistaprint full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Highly engaged and driven colleagues. Fast paced and challenging environment. Great benefits

    Cons

    Frequent change in organizational structure. At times asked to go outside career path to fit into reorg structures and gaps


  8. "overall good company for new graduates"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, MA

    Pros

    fast paced - benefit is not bad

    Cons

    too much changes, don't have enough training

    Advice to Management

    promote people who has more management experience.


  9. "Lead SQA Automation Engineer"

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

    Pros

    Great people, great work environment

    Cons

    location, Not very flexible on telecommuting. But depends on the department.
    Don't have a company policy on telecommuting


  10. "Great company. Great mission."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vistaprint full-time

    Pros

    There are a lot of talented, motivated people to bounce ideas off of. The mission of the company is something to be proud of. The company as a whole cares about the quality of life for its employees.

    Cons

    There is a significant amount of position shifting which leads to delayed feature launches and a generally slow pace.

    Advice to Management

    Narrow focus and motivate workers to come up with bigger solutions rather than incremental changes.


  11. "Great place, great benefits, great engineers"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Waltham, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vistaprint full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of great minds - always challenging problems and is chock full of great mentors
    New building is awesome - Full cafeteria, game room, library, and tons of parking
    Open-minded project managers and senior management
    A CEO who actually cares

    Cons

    Lots of continuous shuffle of higher management positions
    Starting pay is great but raises are relatively yawn-worthy and promotions are hard to get
    Lots of legacy code to phase out - site is almost 20 years old
    Deadlines can sometimes be waterfall-esque

    Advice to Management

    Keep motivating your workers and giving them the freedom to create great solutions and worry less about the time it takes to do it.



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