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Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman
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430 Ratings
Pros
  • "There is so much flexibility with work/life balance that it makes it easy to come into work in the morning(in 63 reviews)

  • "flexibility with working from home when needed, and a culture of great people who love your children and embrace them as part of the Glassdoor family(in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are growing pains as the company continues to evolve(in 41 reviews)

  • "The company has expanded into two buildings in Mill Valley(in 22 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (18)

    "4 years in and going strong"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mill Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Glassdoor is the favorite company I've worked for so far in my career. First and foremost, the company has an amazing company culture. People are really good to one another here. While people are smart and driven, they also care about making sure that everyone works together well. Glassdoor is also having a lot of success as a company. Like any early stage company there are ups and downs, but over the 4 years I've...

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    Cons

    None really. It's worth saying that we have some big competitors (LinkedIn, Indeed) in our industry so you have to bring your A-game. But I believe in what we're doing and our results show we are having success.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on company culture even as we grow.

    Glassdoor2019-04-29
  2. Helpful (209)

    "Work feels like HOME!!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Online Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I wake up every morning pumped to walk into work... sounds cliché, but so true! The culture is unlike any company I've come to work for or interviewed for. Everyone in the Glassdoor community is truly genuine and extremely helpful in all aspects. Upper management will help you focus on your next career steps, in setting up mentorships and having one-on-ones to meet your goals. Since I've started as an OSR (only about...

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    Cons

    As a new team, the role is continuously changing, but management's positive energy and great communication helps for an easy transition.

    Advice to Management

    Every day you have a smile on your face and bring great energy to the entire office. The team appreciates everything you do for us and the company!

    Glassdoor2018-04-19

    Glassdoor Response

    May 29, 2018HR Team

    Thank you so much for sharing how much you enjoy working at Glassdoor. Creating a work environment and culture where people feel welcomed and they can be themselves is something we strive for and hearing your motivating comments makes us feel like we are succeeding. We have noted ...

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  3. Helpful (46)

    "Glassdoor changed my life"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enterprise Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Glassdoor was my first job right out of college. I moved to a new city where I didn't know many people. The reason why I wanted to work at Glassdoor was that I believed in the product and it was something that was useful to me in my job search. Little did I know that a short three years later I would be looking back at my decision to accept my first job at Glassdoor as one of the best decisions of my life. Many of my...

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    Cons

    Any company has cons no matter how great it is. Glassdoor has always done a good job taking feedback both from public reviews and internal feedback and laying out a plan to make changes. However, it sometimes takes longer to accept/see the issues and put into place fixes since we've grown so quickly. -Sales Operations- Many of our systems are very, very, very broken. This can occasionally lead to over or underpayments...

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    Advice to Management

    Keep putting your people first, we all love you for it. Focus on the Billing Department, we're losing revenue due to a lack of accountability and responsiveness. Put people into Sales Operations leadership positions who have experience setting up and managing our systems. You've clearly noticed the issues and seem to be on the right track.

    Glassdoor2019-02-16
  4. Helpful (43)

    "Great four years, but left disappointed."

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    Former Employee - Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Glassdoor full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Overall, I had a very positive experience at Glassdoor. Nine months ago, I would have rated the company 4 stars. Here's the top of my "pros" list. 1. People - My direct team was composed of professionals who are expert at their jobs, have fun with their work, and are genuinely great people. This extends to the Enterprise Sales and Customer Success teams as a whole. These are the groups I worked most closely with,...

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    Cons

    The company has changed dramatically from when I joined 4 years ago. It was a disappointing end for me, given the highs my team achieved during my tenure. Dramatic change is to be expected when you're in growth mode, and especially after an acquisition. However, the top "cons" listed here are why I dropped my rating to 3 stars. They definitely played a role in my departure from the company. 1. Senior Leadership...

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    Advice to Management

    I know it will be obvious who wrote this review, so as always...I'll tell it like it is. I aim for this advice to be constructive, but also very honest. Nothing I say should come as a surprise, as I've shared my feedback on multiple occasions. There are three key areas I believe management should address: 1. The Mission - Glassdoor's mission statement has become fuzzy for many in the ranks over the last few months....

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    Glassdoor2019-04-15

    Glassdoor Response

    May 6, 2019VP Sales, Enterprise

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts and thank you for your contributions to Glassdoor over the past four years. It’s great to hear that Glassdoor’s people, the opportunity to grow in knowledge, and the ability to bring creativity to your work contributed to an overall very positive ...

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  5. "We grow as Glassdoor grows"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - People Team in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    The people I get to work with every day are truly incredible. It helps that we have a product that I believe in, but working with coworkers and leaders who care about you, really does make going to work something that I enjoy.

    Cons

    There is often ambiguity. If you aren't one who thrives in taking on challenges and works proactively, you will feel frustrated.

    Advice to Management

    As we get bigger, find ways to keep the close-knit environment Glassdoor has built between upper management and everybody else

    Glassdoor2019-05-20
  6. Helpful (4)

    "Diversity & career progression: let's lead by example"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time

    Pros

    Glassdoor UK and EMEA in general is still small - sub 100 people. We celebrate successes and there is a feeling of a close-knit team. Relaxed working environment and pay is good. Over the years Glassdoor has been slowly investing in core benefits like health insurance and pension. We work with some of the largest and most exciting brands in the world, and we truly are providing a service that helps people make better...

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    Cons

    Very hierarchical structure in EMEA, especially in sales - there are Manager, Director, Sr Director and VP levels in place, yet the org is tiny in number of employees as of now. Several of these leadership hires were made externally, without the roles being posted internally to provide opportunity to grow despite this being a widely discussed pain point for employees. ~90% of the senior leadership team in EMEA is male...

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    Advice to Management

    Think about who sits at the EMEA leadership table and whose voices and input shape the future of Glassdoor EMEA. We're at a critical place in our growth, moving from a small chaotic startup to a grown up business making a difference in the industry. Millions of candidates and our clients come to us daily to understand what the gold standard for employee experience is - let's lead by example and create a workplace that...

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    Glassdoor2019-05-21
  7. "Admin Coordinator for Finance at Glassdoor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Mill Valley, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great People, Flexible Schedule, Sweet Perks, Great View, Dog Friendly

    Cons

    Mill Valley office is a bit far and traffic can be terrible

    Glassdoor2019-05-06
  8. Helpful (10)

    "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mill Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wonderful people, strong leadership, uplifting mission, clear vision for future

    Cons

    more focus on developing/training across the org'n

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good/hard work, keep focusing on your people

    Glassdoor2019-03-28
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great fun, very rewarding! - Be prepared to WORK HARD though!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    - There is great energy in the office every day, I never dread coming into work - Great support from everyone, from teammates right the way up to senior leadership - Exciting international growth! - Career progression is a genuine possibility - Management want to understand how you work, and adapt to that - Plenty of autonomy, if you find a way that works better, run with it (and share it :))

    Cons

    - Some growing pains, which is to be expected. If you don't like change, this is definitely not for you - Sometimes the work-life balance isn't the best. As I mentioned in the title of the review, "be prepared to WORK HARD". That said, you are rewarded greatly for your effort! - Slightly stricter controls/kpi's being put in place as we grow and expand in EMEA

    Advice to Management

    - Let's not forget who we are as we grow aggressively in EMEA! The culture in the Dublin office is the best I've ever experienced - Give Fiona more budget! :P

    Glassdoor2019-04-26
  10. "Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Glassdoor full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people, hard working / laid back culture, great opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Typical growing pains that come with a fast growing company

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for listening to your people, we appreciate it. Keep up the good work!

    Glassdoor2019-04-23
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