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Helpful (2)

Fun workplace, tough problems

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Altos, CA (US)
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Altos, CA (US)

I have been working at Box full-time (More than 3 years)

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

Pros

- Awesome people: the employees are generally open and happy to collaborate and help each other
- Working with a product that customers love and solves a real pain point for businesses
- A focus on fostering a fast-paced fun culture even as the company evolves into an enterprise software company
- Super fast growth both in terms of business and organization

Cons

- Super fast growth: at times we've struggled with evolving processes and culture to match our growth. I think management is aware of the issues and have worked to keep the culture and implement sane processes, but it's hard sometimes
- The HQ is a little far from the caltrain station, though it's still definitely walkable

Advice to Management

It's going to be key to keep the culture fast paced and young-feeling, even as we continue to grow. It's important that we don't become a big boring enterprise software company.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Awesome culture, fantastic people and amazing business add up to great environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - People Team in Los Altos, CA (US)
    Current Employee - People Team in Los Altos, CA (US)

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

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

    Pros

    -Best people to work with/learn from anywhere in the valley
    -Fast paced and quick growth keep it always exciting
    -Great benefits/perks

    Cons

    -With such fast growth we sometimes are catching up to the systems/supports we need, and may get a bit ahead of our skis
    -We all work really hard, which leaves less time for other pursuits

    Advice to Management

    Keep the pedal to the metal!

  2. Very exciting place to be right now

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

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

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

    Pros

    Intelligent motivated coworkers. Disruptive product and platform transforming the industry. I'm excited to come to work every day

    Cons

    Growing quickly and there are things still being worked out...but this is also part of the fun.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing! I am a fan of lots of communication and wouldn't mind more

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