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Redwood City, CA (US)
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
£10 to £25 million (GBP) per year


Turn, the independent ad tech company, delivers real-time insights that transform the way leading media agencies and enterprises make marketing decisions. The Turn platform enables anonymous audience planning, data centralization, cross-device advertising, and advanced ... Read more

Mission: Turn powers the quest for truth in marketing. We empower our customers with confidence at the moment of decision, to make smarter, more informed decisions and take greater control of their omnichannel marketing activities.

Turn Reviews

  • Helpful (5)

    "Great company! Smart & hungry people, leading technology & great strategy!"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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


    Very organized and structured hiring process! Turn really makes sure that candidate and company fit together. The global reach of Turn is also a big plus for me as a Non-US employee! Great potential for International staff to grow together with the company, and work in different regions of the world. Everybody seems to be super smart and open to support new employees, which is a great corporate culture.

    Complimentary lunch, snacks & sodas provided in all offices worldwide doesn't hurt either. ;-)


    Cannot see any so far!

    Advice to Management

    Continue what you do, and manage the hyper growth of Turn successful!

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Turn Photos

Turn photo of: With our Engineering Shadow Program, engineers spend time with salespeople to learn about their day-to-day tasks and challenges.
Turn photo of: Turn-San Francisco celebrated Halloween in style.
Turn photo of: Turn-Redwood City employees enjoy the company's annual summer picnic.
Turn photo of: Employees at our In Champaign, IL, office participated in the Light the Night free bike light distribution event for our annual Global Give Back week.
Turn photo of: Turn's New York office enjoyed a cruise for its annual summer event.
Turn photo of: Wolf Konstant and Max Knight mix drinks for a Turn Cares charity event at our New York office.
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Turn Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Sales Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Turn.


    Very unimpressive hiring process from the time it takes for the recruiter to get back to you after interviews to the deceiving way they treat candidates.

    I had to let go of other opportunities as the process with Turn was so long. However they insisted that despite the lengthy process I had a good chance to get the job so I should "hang on there" and be patient. This happened to be true as they did offer me the job, only with the deception of offerering less money and a lower job level than initially discussed.

    Although one of the first questions the recuiter asks you during the pre-interview phone call is about your last salary package and your salary expectations for the role, they salary they offered me two months later, at the end of the interview process was way below my bottom line.
    The conversations with the recruiter were full of cliches from sales negociation tricks such as delaying talking about the salary and over-talking about the company benefits, the training in the California office (as if they were talking to a 10 year-old and a company trip would make a difference to the salary negociation...), repeatedly asking me about what the other companies I was interviewing with were offering as salary, what the job title were etc. I had the impression that the recruiter had some incentive in working on putting the salary down for each candidate.

    Advise to the company:
    - start considering your future employees as company assets and for the value they can add to the organisation when getting them on-board. Work on an offer that reflects how much you value the future employee. Do not try to lower the offer as much as you can by using deceiving technics. This is insulting for the candidate.
    - change the appalling recruitement process, remove the unecessary steps with HR/Recruitment, let the employees run the interviews and the hiring manager take care of the job offer stage....they would do a better job.

    I ended up receiving the deceiving job offer which I declined. I was treated like cheap merchandise they were trying to haggle for.

    Interview Questions

    • No difficult question, they ask you to discuss your experience and what you could bring to the business if you were to join. I had a phone interview with the recruiter followed by five interviews with different people, from the hiring manager to other teams. This takes over two months overall...   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    They changed the job level to a lower tier and the salary offered was below the expectation formulated at the beginning of the interview process.

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Turn Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Companies, OnMedia, 2008
  • OnMedia Company of the Year, AlwaysOn, 2014
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