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Great company, great people

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Washington, DC (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC (US)

I worked at CoStar Group full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

I've learned a lot working with some great people. CoStar is a growing company and has been since it's inception. Whenever you have growth like CoStar has experienced there can be mistakes. One thing the company really needs to get in order is how it cares for it's current workforce, making sure employees are fairly compensated and a better work-life balance is needed.

Cons

Expectations were not realistic, especially those tied to your compensation, you could easily be slighted for circumstances outside your control. Unfortunately many of the management team lacked the ability to train up their employees and true team spirit didn't exist in my experience, often leading employees to feel unappreciated.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company to start your career with!

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Inside Sales  in  Washington, DC (US)
    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Washington, DC (US)

    I worked at CoStar Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Lots of company parties that they pay for
    Lots of happy hours with the team
    If in sales, lots of opportunity to make big bonuses
    My experience was good because of the manager I worked for.

    Cons

    A lot of change constantly,
    Always left in the dark about those changes until the last second.
    some managers carry attitude of "sell or die"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Even if I provided advice it wouldn't change them...keep growing yourselves and lay your HUGE egos down a little sometimes.

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    Overall, not bad

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    Former Employee - Research Associate  in  Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at CoStar Group full-time

    Pros

    Has longer-term potential, if you're patient. Can be a very easy job, once you get the hang of it.

    Cons

    Is newer to the Atlanta market. Local leadership is not as strong as the leadership from headquarters.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider trying to attract more talented entry level researchers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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