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CareerBuilder Reviews

Updated 24 April 2015
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CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson
Matt Ferguson
408 Ratings

Pros
  • Work life balance is really good, I never saw people burned out from overwork (in 39 reviews)

  • Great benefits with tons of learning opportunities (in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • I witnessed mediocre sales reps who sucked up to the Sales Director and move from sales (in 22 reviews)

  • Work Life Balance did not exist - neither did a true career path (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. Sattisfied

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Support Specialist in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Client Support Specialist in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at CareerBuilder full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Multicultural young environment, great people, fantastic new office near to the city center, I really love my job and CB !!

    Cons

    Personal growth not enough, I would like to have more possibilities for my development. Everybody is going great job and I hope soon to open new positions for us too.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Great company, with great people, values and opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Development Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Product Development Manager in London, England

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Digital Media sector; will do well even in tough economic times

    Cons

    Can be tough to adjust to a corporate environment where you are only a cog in the machine

  3. Great innovative company, everyone works hard but still have fun

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareerBuilder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, training, ability to improve processes, management mentorship

    Cons

    Poor advancement opportunities if not located onsite

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  5. Great Place to Work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareerBuilder full-time (More than 8 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunities to experience different roles, face paced.

    Cons

    Sales people have a lot of products to sell (too broad)

  6. network engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CareerBuilder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great team to work with.

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations with a growing business.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more network engineers. We make the magic happen.

  7. Major account executive

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareerBuilder full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Constant change, so direction can sometime be confusing

  8. Client Support

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CareerBuilder

    Pros

    Flexible schedules and lots of growth within the company

    Cons

    The pay could be a bit better but many of the positions are heard towards recent grads. This is a great start when beginning your career

  9. customer support

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareerBuilder

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    used to be a great place, not sure what direction leadership is going. great place to start you career.

    Cons

    very political and Sr management has no idea.

  10. Excellent Company & Great Pay - if you make the cut

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at CareerBuilder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent people, high bonuses, amazing trip awards, lots of opportunity for upward mobility

    Cons

    Quotas increase on a regular basis.

    Advice to Management

    Just keep it up

  11. Good workplace

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer I
    Current Employee - Software Engineer I

    I have been working at CareerBuilder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great learning curve
    Great environment
    Dedicated people

    Cons

    Less compensation than other similar places

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