Priceline.com

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Priceline.com Reviews

Updated 8 January 2015
Updated 8 January 2015
35 Reviews
3.6
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  1.  

    Great work life balance - very little room for growth within hotel business unit with unsatisfactory compensation

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Market Manager in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Market Manager in Norwalk, CT (US)

    I worked at Priceline.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome work life balance, great benefits and genuinely nice people. A lot of recent focus and initiatives on employee development from negotiation training to relationship building.

    Cons

    Typically, very little room to grow within different business units but this is most true on the hotel team; market management is the ceiling, especially as the focus now is to hire externally. Resources are slim despite senior leaders awareness of how this affects not only morale but the impact it has on the employees performance and the overall business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide your sales team with the tools and resources they need to be successful, remove the administrative and ad hoc responsibilities and focus on driving business. Continue the recent initiatives with regards to training and development.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place to intern

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Former Intern - Intern in Norwalk, CT (US)

    I worked at Priceline.com as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Most interns who were graduating soon, did get an offer.
    Open office environment.

    Cons

    They don't provide any housing for interns but do given compensation.
    Lot of traffic on the road to get there.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Needs improvement

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

    I worked at Priceline.com as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    most people are friendly, open work environment, casual dress

    Cons

    upper management seems to have no idea what they are doing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    care more about your direct employees, and get some training for yourself

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Intern - Intern in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Former Intern - Intern in Norwalk, CT (US)

    I worked at Priceline.com as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team, good learning experience.

    Cons

    Unsure of future of the company.

    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Priceline.com where they pigeon hole you and lock you in

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Web Designer in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Web Designer in Norwalk, CT (US)

    I worked at Priceline.com full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Building has a solid cafe, not bad parking, nice building, company Christmas party.

    Cons

    They pigeon-hole you into position. Barely any mobility, waiting forever for promotions, terrible benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More career development! Focus on employees instead of brining in external people!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Norwalk, CT (US)

    I worked at Priceline.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    strong brand name and strong history

    Cons

    diminishing market share for the US Priceline.com

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some new blood!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Company doing very well, great growth

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

    I have been working at Priceline.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Priceline is on solid ground and doing very well. Very focused on innovation and collaboration, makes it a very fun and enjoyable work. Most members of Senior management are dialed in to the employees and do their best to recognize accomplishments and reward accordingly.

    Cons

    There are several people in the company who have been with Priceline for a long time and who are very stuck in their ways. The company has spent a great deal of time, money, and effort to "modernize" itself and create a more tech based environment. Unfortunately, many of the legacy employees, and several who should be real advocates for change, simply just don't get it! It may be time for them to move on!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a close look at legacy employees and take an honest assessment of their "fit" for the new priceline.com.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Learn from the best and make your mark

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwalk, CT (US)

    I have been working at Priceline.com full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Priceline has been a fantastic place for me to learn and grow over the past 10+ years. My colleagues are intelligent and passionate about our business. I have learned much from my peers and continue to do so every day. Employees who deliver successful results are rewarded and the company prefers to promote from within. Over the past 18 months, senior management has led a positive cultural change to redefine the direction of the company, including our values, work environment and increase employee engagement.

    Cons

    In the past, the company's focus on cost control made us successful, however investment in employee development was not a top priority. This has changed recently and Sr. Mgmt. is now supporting training initiatives and is also supporting hiring additional talent where needed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue supporting training opportunities for staff and widen the amount of training offered.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to work

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

    I have been working at Priceline.com

    Pros

    Great structure, good benefits, nice office culture

    Cons

    Hard to move up the ladder

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