Etsy Reviews

Updated May 14, 2020

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3.6
61%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Etsy CEO Josh Silverman
Josh Silverman
73 Ratings
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  • "Some folks feel like they have great work life balance, others might not(in 8 reviews)

  • "Sentiment amongst Etsy sellers can be demoralizing, but the company is listening to them and things are getting better(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Motivated and smart people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Etsy

    Pros

    Great people and atmosphere. Friendly offices and activities

    Cons

    No noticeable things to say

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  2. "Awesome Company & Corporate Spirit"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Etsy full-time

    Pros

    Cares about employees Believes in the handmade movement Lovely offices Free lunches, snacks,

    Cons

    Changed quite a bit under new management (post IPO) Closed international offices / centralized most work to Brooklyn


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Sadly not putting people first anymore"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etsy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was a fun, friendly place to work

    Cons

    They're not putting money first and employees second

  4. "Pretty great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at Etsy full-time

    Pros

    Etsy's pretty great to work at

    Cons

    In brooklyn, can be interesting to commute to

  5. "Etsy Analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst 

    I worked at Etsy full-time

    Pros

    Good work atmosphere, very inclusive

    Cons

    lack of direction from management

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not creative and not organised"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Etsy full-time

    Pros

    Workplace teams look after the teams with food, treats and events.

    Cons

    Team members are long standing and very cliquey. Management is a mess and unsupportive. No structure or forward thinking. Overall performance is low and teams are inexperienced. No diversity. No real regard for staff. Work moves at a glacial pace. Goal posts get moved too often.

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  7. "Interface team is a tragic train wreck"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The customers are amazing and great.

    Cons

    The development team has no idea what they are doing.

  8. "Fun"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Etsy part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fun and Creative place to work.

    Cons

    Not enough hours available to work.

  9. "Great leadership, great company-ever changin"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Etsy full-time

    Pros

    Great leadership, great mission, and great company. The company has so much potential that we're still scratching the surface with what we can do.

    Cons

    Priorities can change quickly, so you need to be comfortable in that environment

  10. "How is it like working with Etsy India ?"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Etsy full-time

    Pros

    - Lavish Life - Great Activities - Amazing Interiors

    Cons

    - Week Management - Ignorance to Employ Grievances - Not fixed Job roles

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