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Expedia Group Reviews

Updated 17 February 2019
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  • "If you are able to then you can have a good work/life balance but it is tricky for many people (especially with families)" (in 105 reviews)

  • "Upper management often failed to listen to feedback or address complaints" (in 56 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Market Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Associate Market Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Culture
    - More focus on base salary rather than bonus
    - Entrepreneurial
    - Ability to influence
    - Travel perks
    - Role development

    Cons

    To be confirmed as of yet


  2. "Tech Company that thrives through its positive, friendly and fun culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The work culture is unparalleled in that there really is little room for "politics". Colleagues are very helpful and supportive and its simply fun to work in such an environment. There is ample chance to have a diverse career both in terms of remit and in terms of location. It is very simple to talk to Senior Execs and the resulting culture tends to be very open for dialogue. I believe whilst pay is not the most competitive at my level the balance of work/life, culture and benefits makes up for it.

    Cons

    The Company is becoming more centralised which is a necessary thing but can lead to a slightly more "top down" approach. There also has been a clear trend back to headquarters in Seattle for key decision making which is a watch-out depending on what you are looking for. Also it is probably best to be a specialist vs a generalist due to the centralisation of these functions. A watchout to those not in HQ is that now in the global work process you can have meetings early Mornings or late at nights and need to be careful to balance this. If you are able to then you can have a good work/life balance but it is tricky for many people (especially with families)

    Advice to Management

    -Find ways to allow more work within regular time-zones
    -balance away slightly from the pure data driven T&L culture to slightly more innovation
    -take slightly more controlled risk

  3. "Flexibility"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - UI Designer in London, England
    Current Employee - UI Designer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work remotely and opportunities for career progression

    Cons

    Sometimes politics and too many people involved in projects slow everything down to a point that what could have been a good idea, when it gets implemented, is not anymore

    Advice to Management

    Focus on our audiences more than in our competitors


  4. "Limited growth, political environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Plethora of technologies to work on. Though as a brand, they try to follow in the footsteps of the GAFA companies rather than being a leader at innovation.

    Cons

    - Limited growth opportunities despite many open-ended discussions with Senior Management and Leadership
    - A very heavy political arena to deal with where the employee is always being scrutinized
    - Advertises "open culture" - but far from being one
    - The brand just looks for "Delivery junkies" rather than industry leaders/innovators

    Advice to Management

    Please review employee feedback and act upon them swiftly, instead of just rolling out fancy management tools to collect them and ignore !!!


  5. "Vice President, IT"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President, IT in London, England
    Current Employee - Vice President, IT in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Culture, Work-life balance, Smart people, Forward-facing Tech, Innovative, Great travel benefits, Rewarding

    Cons

    Sometimes US Centric culture with a leaning towards more meetings in the afternoon


  6. "Great and fun place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager Finance in London, England
    Former Employee - Manager Finance in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Expedia Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, weekly events, and fun atmosphere

    Cons

    New starters very frequently and not enough time to build a long and trust relationship

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the employee more than the business sometimes it does help to continue drive the entire team to a success, I believe organising yourself to have time for everyone in your team and assessing the business priorities it does contribute to the success of any business with great growth future expectations


  7. "Market Associate Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Market Associate Intern in London, England
    Current Employee - Market Associate Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good culture. Great team.

    Cons

    It's very hard to move up in the hierarchy. Quite rigid structure.

  8. Helpful (5)

    "Average"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work for different brands and fast paced. Generous maternity.

    Cons

    High turnover in last year, especially in EPS.
    Culture in EPS Finance is poor, lots of people looking over their shoulder as they are concerned about their jobs. Unfortunately, a real lack of confidentiality which leads to a fairly unpleasant environment.

    Advice to Management

    Address confidentiality issues.


  9. "Fun, fast paced, friendly place to be"

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

    I have been working at Expedia Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendliest people I've ever worked with, no matter which country or role they are in.
    Trust and flexibility to manage your work/life balance
    Frequently feedback to help you grow
    Lots of room to learn and try new things
    Cares about people

    Cons

    If you're not self disciplined/organised, I can see how the amount of space/people and things you can potentially do, would make it hard to focus here and create value.

    Advice to Management

    Keep role modelling the guiding principles, and help your teams focus. Do less at any one time, to do more in the long run.


  10. "Great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Love the culture and work environment. Everyone is super willing to help as long as you're not scared to ask.

    Many opportunities to progress career wise as there are also lots of different projects.

    Always feel inclusive.

    Easy to build your network.

    Cons

    There is nothing as of yet.