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Zipwhip CEO John Lauer
John Lauer
42 Ratings
Pros
  • "Zipwhip is a fantastic place to work with a great culture(in 5 reviews)

  • "Friendly and approachable C- Suite officers, democratic feeling throughout and the Friday lunches are a thing to behold(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (8)

    "The Opportunity! Early Stage and Growing."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I’ve been at Zipwhip for 12mo, and I must say, if you want to make an impact, you can. The company is all about growth, hitting numbers, scaling for success and becoming the de-facto software and brand for business texting. In my 12mo here are the positives: • Exec team brought in seasoned talent who want to make this their last job (enough said). • I believe directors and leadership listens and acts on employee...

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    Cons

    The company is early-stage and has raw growing pains. I came here knowing this and wanted a challenge. I purposely eliminated other companies based on their growth stage. If you don’t have the stomach for consistent change and taking a risk, you are going to struggle. Young staff (all depts) hit the wall because of the grind and don’t like the instability; this is allowing the company to grow and backfill talent with...

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    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen and follow the company values. Most importantly, do not stop having fun.

    Zipwhip2018-10-12

    Zipwhip Response

    January 22, 2019Zipwhip

    Your review is so encouraging to hear! Our exponential growth over the last few years is thanks to those like you who have stepped up and made a real impact. While our growth rate is not for everyone, it’s exciting to hear you have found an environment that can challenge you.

  2. "The time is now."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zipwhip full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -It's very easy to see the impact of your work. -World-class team leadership. -Smart, talented, awesome, fun and nice people in every team. -Excellent company culture: people work and have fun together. Weekly company lunch, soccer team, happy hours...etc

    Cons

    -The stakes are high like in any other startup. Prepare for a wild ride.

    Advice to Management

    Good communication between departments could be key for quick and effective plan execution.

    Zipwhip2019-02-18

    Zipwhip Response

    February 25, 2019Zipwhip

    We love that you called out how easy it is to see the impact of your work here at Zipwhip; that's one of the things that makes this a rewarding place to work. And of course, the team is excellent, too! Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're happy you're here!

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zipwhip full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people. The people. The people.

    Cons

    N/A - None to speak of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up.

    Zipwhip2019-01-25

    Zipwhip Response

    January 28, 2019Zipwhip

    We love the people, too! Thanks for your review.

  4. Helpful (2)

    "Best company ever!"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zipwhip full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Everyone is super friendly! My first day, people were coming up and introducing themselves and we're so helpful with any questions I had -Its FUN. Lots of friendly competitions, inspiring sales managers and tons of team bonding activites like happy hour, lunches and special events. -Tons of sales incentives and opportunities to win fun prizes and extra $$ -All the swag you could want -Free food and drinks, catered...

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    Cons

    -Lots of prospecting and cold calling (like any sales job) but they've added the best SDR team to help take the load off AEs -Not the highest base but easy to make it up with commission

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up! :)

    Zipwhip2019-01-24

    Zipwhip Response

    January 26, 2019Zipwhip

    We're so excited to read your review! We try to make Zipwhip a fun place to work, and we're glad it shows. The people who work here are really what makes it special. Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback!

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Fun, Challenging, Good Earning Potential"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zipwhip full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - perks - people - friday lunch - very fair commission / comp plan - lots of room to make an impact and contribute if you are coming in with other experiences - very transparent company, financials are disclosed fully every quarter

    Cons

    - process improvement are needed - product improvements hold back some big deals - growing pains

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to the boots on the ground, onwards and upwards!

    Zipwhip2019-01-15

    Zipwhip Response

    January 22, 2019Zipwhip

    Thank you for your honest feedback. We’re so glad to hear you are enjoying your time at Zipwhip! Our growth is thanks to employees like you and we encourage you to continue making an impact on your team and Zipwhip. With our newest round of funding, we plan to continue investing in ...

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  6. Helpful (2)

    "Account Executive"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zipwhip full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Growing start-up. Exciting and competitive office atmosphere. Will get out as much as you put in.

    Cons

    Still figuring out things as any growing start-up would.

    Advice to Management

    Love the growth the company has done in my short time here. Keep investing in the people.

    Zipwhip2018-12-18

    Zipwhip Response

    January 22, 2019Zipwhip

    Thank you for sharing! Employees like you are the reason Zipwhip is where it’s at today, we will continue to invest in the wellbeing and satisfaction of everyone here.

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Fun and Fast Paced Environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Zipwhip full-time

    Pros

    -good growth potential -freedom for those who are self sufficient -product I believe in -a bunch of smart, hard working individuals

    Cons

    -some growing pains, inter-departmental communication could be better

    Zipwhip2018-11-05

    Zipwhip Response

    January 22, 2019Zipwhip

    We are so glad to hear you are enjoying your time at Zipwhip. Thanks to smart, hardworking individuals such as yourself, our industry leading product is easy to believe in. We hear you on the inter-departmental communications – our teams are working on processes to make sure information ...

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  8. Helpful (10)

    "Basic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Zipwhip full-time

    Pros

    Weekly free food which was good

    Cons

    too clicky. People are not as friendly when you get there

    Zipwhip2018-08-10

    Zipwhip Response

    January 22, 2019Zipwhip

    We’re disappointed to hear this. If you’re willing, we’d love to get more feedback from you on your experience. Please reach out to Kirsten Spoljaric, VP of People Ops.

  9. Helpful (4)

    "Meh"

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    Current Employee - Customer Experience Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    HR growth is looking good

    Cons

    Executive level leadership is fresh and has no direction.

    Zipwhip2018-09-17

    Zipwhip Response

    January 22, 2019Zipwhip

    We are sorry you are not having a good experience at Zipwhip. If you are open to discussing further, please reach out to Kirsten Spoljaric, VP of People Ops.

  10. Helpful (11)

    "Best SaaS Account Executive Role in Seattle"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I feel extremely lucky to be apart of the Zipwhip team. I've been working as an Account Executive for a little over a year, and I've grown tremendously both professionally and personally. I feel empowered by my peers and the leadership team, and I genuinely enjoy coming to work every single day.

    Cons

    If you aren't a self-starter or a positive individual... this isn't the job for you.

    Advice to Management

    Take the feedback on Glassdoor with a TINY grain of salt. The negative reviews are far from a general consensus. Please continue with the positivity, guidance, and resources to help us be successful.

    Zipwhip2018-06-18

    Zipwhip Response

    January 22, 2019Zipwhip

    Thanks so much for your encouraging review. We really appreciate the feedback and are thrilled to hear that you’re having such a positive experience working here, especially that you feel lucky to be part of the team. We are lucky to have you!

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