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Expedia Group CEO Mark Okerstrom
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  1. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team Great atmosphere Lots of on the job learning opportunities Great benefits Flexible working Work socials

    Cons

    Travel budget is crazy low Red tape and bureaucracy Some teams are isolated LOBs should connect more

    Advice to Management

    Set clear direction and have a clear and inspiring vision

    Expedia Group2018-09-25
  2. "Great people and admirable company ethics"

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    Current Employee - Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible working. Global business. Great salary opportunities.

    Cons

    A global business so you need to be flexible about having calls in the morning or evenings.

    Expedia Group2019-08-31
  3. "Great work environment, flexibility and growth opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -Fast paced environment -Cares about employees -A lot of growth opportunities across many countries -Good work-life balance

    Cons

    -Decisions take longer to make with many stakeholders involved -No formal career progression/development planning. -Fast organisational changes can create uncertainty, particularly for individuals who struggle to adapt to change

    Expedia Group2019-07-18
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Great people, culture, ethos"

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    Current Employee - Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Changing scope of business, lots of opportunities to grow/develop skills Inclusive, collaborative ethos

    Cons

    Technology in terms of systems/tools can sometimes lag behind the need

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the open communication, love the focus on inclusion. Continue to innovate. We need more speed!

    Expedia Group2018-02-03
  5. "Great company and culture"

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    Current Employee - Director of Business Development in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Empower staff with test and learn culture, great people working there, lots of opportunity to grow your career, travel and technology is a great place to be

    Cons

    Internationalisation - still USA dominates view but working hard to change. Can be tough dealing with time zones of a west coast company!!

    Advice to Management

    Strong management doing the right things but CEO stock options package is ridiculous compared to size and performance of business Vs others in market and doesn't match incentives for employees

    Expedia Group2017-01-21
  6. "Expedia - an awesome company, top leadership, open culture"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Test & Learn methodology allows agility, excellent Sr leadership that live & breathe the cultural norms & mission statement for teh company (they model the behaviour; take their roles seriously but don't take themselves too seriously), able to make deicisons/act with autonomy within role, tremendous growth (both organic & acquisition led), travel & tourism mixed with IT/eCommerce - c'mon, could you do any better?... Has a board level goal to address workforce diversity & gender balance.

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    Cons

    Internal talent marketplace just being launched - due to rapid growth & nature of multi brands, talent was often being hired in; now the workforce is so large, diverse & talented there has to be an opportunity to look within first.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going - I'm loving it

    Expedia Group2016-12-12
  7. "Good Employer"

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    Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Expedia Group for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Really strong leadership team in both London and Seattle. Pleasant people limited politics

    Cons

    Most of the senior roles are in Seattle.

    Advice to Management

    Look to place more senior roles outside of Seattle.

    Expedia Group2016-09-19

    Expedia Group Response

    October 19, 2016Manager, Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for the review! We're always looking to develop our senior talent and would love to help you get there. We'd recommend you to work directly with your manager and HR Business Partner to work on a development plan - good luck!

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Director, Acquisition Marketing in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance, great smart people. Hotels.com head office based in London which is a plus. Super fun work environment

    Cons

    Very matrixed organisation, need to have good cross functional experience to get things done. Also need to really sell your achievements to get recognition

    Expedia Group2016-03-25
  9. Helpful (4)

    "Great place to work"

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    Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group

    Pros

    challenging, fast-paced, innovative, great industry

    Cons

    political, male dominated exec management

    Expedia Group2016-02-04
  10. "Big company with start up mentality"

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    Current Employee - Director in London, England
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I've just joined the business and have been extremely impressed by how welcoming everyone is and how driven, engaged and passionate about the business they all. From the top down there is a "can do" attitude, using a "test & learn" mentality - having come from another global business that is restricted by its policies and bureaucracy its great to be in a business that wants to drive change and manages to balance... that global and entrepreneurial drive.

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    Cons

    Recruitment process was quite lengthy.

    Expedia Group2015-12-08
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