CareerBuilder Reviews

Updated 26 August 2014
Updated 26 August 2014
454 Reviews

3.6
454 Reviews
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CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson
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383 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is really good, I never saw people burned out from overwork (in 37 reviews)

  • Great benefits with tons of learning opportunities (in 33 reviews)


Cons
  • I witnessed mediocre sales reps who sucked up to the Sales Director and move from sales (in 22 reviews)

  • No office culture or morale due to extremely high turnover (in 12 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Flexible, Innovation driven and Friendly work culture with great perks!

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    I've been working with CB for less than six months now, and I can tell this company has a great future. Great leadership, extremely friendly work culture and great perks if you're a performer. Awesome incentives and a chance to travel the world !

    Cons

    Not many, you do tend to put in longer work hours, however that's completely voluntary. The India product needs to improve, which I am sure will over the next few years!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    My experience with CB is really exited. WE get a chance to work on Hackathon, Hackday & work directly with business

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Lead  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Engineering Lead in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Developers work diretcly with bsuienss. And each oen has a chance

    Cons

    I dint see CORCERNS till now from past 5 years

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Good Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareerBuilder full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly working environment for the employees..

    Cons

    Needs to improve the management structure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the motivation which you give to the team members

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Most Exciting Workplace

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Development Manager  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Product Development Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    1) Immense Growth
    2) Employee Friendly
    3) Challenging Work
    4) Travel opportunities
    5) Learning Opportunities

    Cons

    its too good to believe

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Awesome.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Director  in  Bangalore
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    A great Company with wonderful people and culture

    Cons

    Need to make more noise in the market about how good we are...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Technology experts

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SE At B'lore Office - Ex Employee Now  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - SE At B'lore Office - Ex Employee Now in Bangalore

    I worked at CareerBuilder

    Pros

    Let me first make this clear that CareerBuilder is the only product of it's kind in the industry.
    - What ever I've learned so far in my career of 4-5 years is completely due to these guys.
    - During these times, I worked with two direct teams; experience has been phenomenal with the technology wizards.
    - No tech teams in this industry has got the tech experts as careerBuilder has.
    - Excellent architecture.
    - Openness in the culture.,Excellent guys to work with.
    - The kind of technical depth Norcross office people have is exceptional.
    - Belief in lean philosophy; this has impressed me the most.
    - has a great vision, and strives constantly to move towards that.

    I'll always cherish all those days I've worked with you guys. Hats off to you guys.

    Cons

    This applies to Offshoring team only -
    - Why doesn't the CareerBuilder has a direct say in the appraisals done at Bangalore office?
    - There was no way till I was there; to identify performers from non-performers; everybody got the same hike every year. I also saw a lot of favoritism being involved in the India teams managers.

    I don't see any cons with careerbuilder.com. Instead I would say that I would love it to be back with CaeerBuilder; but not at this moment. I want you guys to be more smarter in handling and involving yourself more at deeper levels with offshoring teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    well, this isn't merely an advice, it's something that would benefit you guys for a long term ; if you can open development centers in France and China; how's the deal with a similar office in India. You should've done this atleast an year back.

    Doesn't Recommend
  8.  

    Great Place To Start Career!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareerBuilder for more than a year

    Pros

    My Experience at CareerBuilder was a pleasant one, which allowed for growth and development with company support. The Trips are amazing!

    Cons

    Young culture... Often leads to being treated like a child.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to work and very fun environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at CareerBuilder full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, training, and opportunities to meet other team members and collaborate on projects

    Cons

    Very sales driven company which can sometimes be stressful. I was on a new team that formed so at times the expectations were unrealistic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop employees to manage teams

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Great place to learn!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at CareerBuilder full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Teaches you how to sell
    Awesome culture, fun atmosphere
    Great resume builder
    Promote from within
    Unbelievable President's Club trip

    Cons

    Very focused on activity (how many outbound dials made per day)
    Success there is very much in the hands of your leader (and what book of business you get)
    Managers move around a lot
    "Churn and burn" mentality. Doesn't matter how long you've been there or how well you have done when you have a bad month - little loyalty

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    The sky's the limit

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Major Account Executive  in  Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Major Account Executive in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at CareerBuilder full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    CB really is a great company to work for. It's great for those just breaking their teeth as well as experienced executives. They will always recognize hard work and reward and promote accordingly! If you're in sales and performing, you can write your own ticket.

    Cons

    I honestly have to stretch to think of cons for CB. Yes, I've read other reviews about Micro - Managers, but it IS a sales organization first and foremost. The only con that I can think of is I have seen top performers, who have truly done above and beyond work, not get total support when needed. CB tends to be the type of place that so long as you're "problem - free" and hitting you numbers then all is well. Again, I'm stretching to find cons...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep listening to the employees, the "Ideas from Everywhere" competition is awesome! The Wrigley Field event was always my favorite thing (other than trip) and keep killing it at Kickoff, it provides a great "refresher"

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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