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Wayfair Business Analyst Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

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3.7
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Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah
Niraj Shah
25 Ratings
  1. "Working at Wayfair"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Business Intelligence Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at Wayfair

    Pros

    The company culture is great!

    Cons

    They are not hiring entry level now

  2. "Great place to start a career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Culture: The company does a good job of promoting work life balance, internal mobility, and workplace politics is much better here than other companies 2. Work: The company is heavily data-driven, so if you're someone who has a quantitative mindset you'll do well here

    Cons

    1. Sometimes the company can feel unorganized, whether due to constant org changes or from how many different projects are happening at once 2. Career development is a mixed bag, although it's very easy to become a manager at Wayfair compared to other companies, there is a lack in formal training and an emphasis on developing employee skills

  3. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance Career development/growth opportunities

    Cons

    Cross functional efforts sometimes have too many cooks in the kitchen

  4. "Great company, incredible culture and very diverse"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Business Intelligence Analyst Co-op in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wayfair for less than a year

    Pros

    Manager really cares about your personal growth As a co-op, you learn a lot - you're put in high impact projects that have real consequences and are given a lot of help to ensure that you are able to succeed. The team here is also incredibly supportive. Over all, I loved it - great company, great people and great culture!

    Cons

    As of my time there, I couldn't think of any cons

  5. Helpful (6)

    "AVOID-unless you want to learn a lot and can put up with a toxic culture to do so"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    On the plus side, you learn a lot very quickly (even as an entry level hire) because you’re compensating for the lack of skill of your bosses. There is also a somewhat social culture (depending on your team) and unlimited free beer & snacks

    Cons

    The incompetence of middle management is astounding. With the erroneous title of “senior managers“, 99% of them have almost zero management, technical, or communication skills (and no experience either, which makes the lack of skill unsurprising...also begs the question how & why they were hired). Beyond this, most of them have no clear mandate and the purpose of their jobs seems superfluous - almost all of the ones I observed detracted from their teams’ value & productivity, and they are the reason most analysts/senior analysts leave within ~1 year. Even the founders acknowledge that at any given time, 50% of their corporate workforce was hired within 1 year. Directors remain oblivious (aka willfully in denial - even when clear feedback is surfaced by groups of employees) of the senior managers’ incompetence, creating a viscous cycle of turnover and a toxic culture. Their emphasis on “ownership mindset” is a ploy to get junior employees to shoulder all of the work & accountability at a fraction of the pay, while the senior managers flail around with nothing to do, yelling at each other (cheers for toxic masculinity?), telling female employees to be more “likeable”, and forcing their direct reports to work through thanksgiving while they enjoy unlimited vacation days as a ‘senior employee’ (note-Wayfair provides no sick days, and only gives 6 out of the 13 public holidays off - thanksgiving is supposedly one of them). If they mention work life balance in the interview process, it’s a lie. Pretty much my entire interview was a scam, and when you join the company you realize the sketchiness extends beyond recruitment....

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  6. "Great!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 

    I have been working at Wayfair full-time

    Pros

    Good culture. Innovative. Supportive. Collobarative.

    Cons

    Sometimes too-fast growth creates uncertainties.

  7. "Great Learning Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wayfair full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Surrounded by smart, ambitious people to learn from and plenty of opportunity for professional development and growth within the organization.

    Cons

    Compensation was not competitive for the area

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "2"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Berlin

    I worked at Wayfair full-time

    Pros

    Urban sports club for berlin employees

    Cons

    Inconsistent expectations and review system.

  9. "Goog work culture"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Business Intelligence Analyst 

    I worked at Wayfair

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and friendly team

    Cons

    Might be messy when need to work across different teams

  10. "Great Experience"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Business Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at Wayfair

    Pros

    - Exposure to cutting edge technologies - Intellectually curious coworkers who are willing to share their knowledge - Ability to take ownership of work

    Cons

    - Lots of structural change

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