CareerBuilder
3.8 of 5 395 reviews
www.careerbuilder.com Chicago, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

CareerBuilder Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.8 395 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson

Matt Ferguson

(338 ratings)

76% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Work-Life balance is also excellent depending on your group"
    in 26 reviews
  • "Great benefits with tons of learning opportunities"
    in 37 reviews
Cons:
  • "A decent portion of your bonus is tied to the sales survey given to the sales reps you support"
    in 14 reviews
  • "No office culture or morale due to extremely high turnover"
    in 10 reviews
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My experience with CB is really exited. WE get a chance to work on Hackathon, Hackday & work directly with business

Engineering Lead (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

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

ConsI dint see CORCERNS till now from past 5 years

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

ProsFriendly working environment for the employees..

ConsNeeds to improve the management structure

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the motivation which you give to the team members

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Most Exciting Workplace

Product Development Manager (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

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

Pros1) Immense Growth
2) Employee Friendly
3) Challenging Work
4) Travel opportunities
5) Learning Opportunities

Consits too good to believe

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome.

Sales Director (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsA great Company with wonderful people and culture

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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SE At B'lore Office - Ex Employee Now (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at CareerBuilder

ProsLet 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.

ConsThis 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 Senior Managementwell, 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.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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3 years in and still loving it!

Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

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

ProsFantastic people, quick opportunities for advancement, high compensation, freedom to run your business the way you see fit! Benefits are amazing and products are state-of-the-art.

ConsFor some of the initial roles, there's a bit of hand-holding. But there has to be! As we move into software business, change is rapid and we've got to stay out in front of it. If agility isn't your thing, this might not be the sales company for you.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep allowing the disciplined freedom approach!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company

Client Advocate (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

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

ProsThere are way too many pro's about this company to list, but a few of the majors:
Great work environment, benefits are absolutely amazing, exponential room for growth, management is completely open door and encouraging!

ConsThe only complaint I would have is that the base salaries are lower than industry standards, but the bonus structure and benefits make up for it!

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue leading and building the way you are. Great company values!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great experience

Account Manager (Current Employee)
Norcross, GA (US)

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

Prosgreat experience, room to grow

Conslow on the pay scale

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A great place to work

Online Specialist Account Manager (Inside Sales) (Current Employee)
Scottsdale, AZ (US)

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

ProsA lot of great people, fun environment / culture

ConsNot the best leadership in place

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A great sales building block with a lot of upward opportunity

Account Executive (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

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

ProsThe company culture is by far the best things about working for CareerBuilder. There are a lot of company events/happy hours, half day Fridays in the summer, and TRIP. Trip was one of the best experiences of my life. A 1 week all expenses paid for you and a plus 1 to an exotic location. Everyone is really nice and will do anything they can to help you.

ConsActivity - hitting stupid metrics that do not necessarily result in sales to stay off "plan". Change is the only constant not that this is the worst thing in the world but sometimes changes are not communicated very well

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep evolving to keep up in the market place. Things have changed so much in the 3+ years since I have been here and in a great way!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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