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Growing, but committed to a start-up vibe

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

Pros

Great working environment (food, drinks, workspace, noise level)
Commitment at all levels to improving processes and trying new things
Executives do a good job of communicating the big picture to employees
Management makes an effort to help you achieve career goals

Cons

Obstructive policies and processes are few but growing
As headcount grows, relationships across teams become harder to maintain and collaboration becomes harder

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the high level of communication about goals and team priorities

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Zillow Response

Nov 21, 2013CEO

Thank you for this review.
I try to do frequent company meetings, and lots of small group meetings, in order to keep communication very open between execs and the entire company. You're right that
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Zillow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advertising Ops Coordinator  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Advertising Ops Coordinator in Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros

    - company is growing rapidly
    - surrounded by smart people

    Cons

    - compensation/ salary is low
    - n/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Zillow Response

    Dec 12, 2013CEO (Spencer Rascoff)

    Thank you for your review - I'm glad you're having a good experience at zillow. I'm sorry you find the comp low; hopefully we're working on improving that for you and others. Historically our cash ... More

  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Inside Sales Consultant

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Consultant  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Consultant in Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros

    Great product, Excellent Executive level management and product development team.

    Cons

    Hiring people who should not be in sales due to needing to grow faster.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire only the best talent and don't promote Sales people to Managers or Team leads if they were not top producers. Too many people promoted that didn't understand the sales cycle and know what needs to be done in order to consistently hit their numbers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Zillow Response

    Dec 12, 2013CEO (Spencer Rascoff)

    Thank you for your review.
    I'm proud of the fact that every single sales manager (around 20 now) were former salespeople. We have never hired a sales manager from outside of Zillow. It's very
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