CARFAX Overview

  • www.carfax.com
  • Centreville, VA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1984
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • IT Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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CARFAX is a rapidly expanding company, and since 2014, we've created nearly 200 new jobs! Best known for inventing the Vehicle History Report, Team CARFAX now concentrates on innovative solutions used by millions of people every day to shop for, buy, own and sell used cars. We ...
Mission: Building products that helps millions of people shop, buy, own and sell used cars with more confidence - that's the CARFAX mission! We understand that being a leader in the tech space requires building and keeping a talented team through unwavering dedication to employee ...

CARFAX Reviews

4.6
95%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Richard Raines
Richard Raines
291 Ratings
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"You Will Love Working Here"

Current Employee - Regional Account Manager
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Numerous pros to working here. You will truly feel like part of a family. There is great bonus/spiff opportunity every month/quarter/annual and plenty of perks. Time off is more than generous.

Cons

Benefits are a bit on the costly side

Advice to Management

Continue to do what you do!
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Diversity & Inclusion at CARFAX

4.6
(47 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Carfax operates with a value system that respects the worth and dignity of every person, regardless of their skin color, their ethnic background, their religion, their gender, their sexual orientation or their economic circumstances. We try to live up to that value system every day.  We enco

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CARFAX Interviews

Experience
Positive69%
Negative20%
Neutral11%
Getting an Interview
Applied online69%
Employee Referral16%
Recruiter7%
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at CARFAX (Canada)

    Interview

    She called me on my cellphone, the phone call with the recruiter was great, was very friendly, I was myself, I got a video call with the manager for the day after
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    tell me about yourself? tell me about the projects that I was involved

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Company Updates

23 March 2021
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Team CARFAX is a little extra excited for summer this year because we just announced we're piloting a 4-day work week all summer long! That's right! From Memorial Day to Labor Day we'll be enjoying 3-day weekends!! At CARFAX, we care about work-life balance and we’re constantly looking for new ways to ensure we provide it. Check out the #CARFAXdifference and our job openings today! https://jobs.jobvite.com/carfax
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30 March 2020
During this unprecedented time, one of the things #TEAMCARFAX looks forward to is the daily update from our President, Dick Raines. He embodies the CARFAX playbook through his transparent and positive companywide e-mails. Here’s a picture of Dick and his four legged co-worker, Bailey, making sure our customers and employees are taken care of! In the words of Dick Raines, “Healthy Team, healthy Business!” We hope everyone is staying safe.
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CARFAX Awards & Accolades

  • Washington Post Top WorkplacesThe Washington Post2019
  • 50 Great Places to WorkWashingtonian2019

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What is health insurance like at CARFAX?

...The health insurance PPO plan is not affordable for families and is very costly for even individuals....

1 March 2020

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