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SmarterTravel

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Uncommon Goods

Employee Ratings

  • SmarterTravel scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 74 reviews)
SmarterTravel employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 92 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
SmarterTravel employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
SmarterTravel employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
SmarterTravel employees rated their Work-life balance 1.2 higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.7
SmarterTravel employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
SmarterTravel employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SmarterTravel Ceo Sarah Hodkinson
100%
100%Sarah Hodkinson
SmarterTravel employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Uncommon Goods Ceo David Bolotsky
70%
70%David Bolotsky
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
SmarterTravel employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
SmarterTravel employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 13% higher than Uncommon Goods employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
57%

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What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at SmarterTravel.
  • "Company lunches" was the most mentioned Pro at Uncommon Goods.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at SmarterTravel.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Uncommon Goods.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 14 reviews)
"Tripadvisor"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"Company lunches"(in 7 reviews)
"Seasonal employee"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 7 reviews)
"Tripadvisor"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
"Team members"(in 6 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Manager

I have been working at SmarterTravel full-time for more than a year

Pros

-Part of the TripAdvisor family -Amazing and reputable brands: Airfarewatchdog, Oyster, SmarterTravel.com, Family Vacation Critic, Jetsetter, and What To Pack -Teams take accountability and are... passionate about their work -Free lunches are served 2x a week -Sweetgreen delivery outpost on other days of week -Great office location next to TD Garden -Consistently have All Hands with transparency into how business is going -Amazing upper management team with easy access (no closed-door policy) -Dog friendly office -Unlimited snacks -Good work environment -Stand-up desks and Balance Board rentals (to work on that core!) - Summer Fridays -Happy Hour 4pm Every Friday -Flexible work from home policy -Travel stipend that increases for each year you work -Potential for Restricted Stock Units -401k Matching Policy -Partnerships with many gyms around the city

Cons

-There was a morale issue when I first started, due to many employees moving over to the TripAdvisor side, which can be seen as a con. However, management took issues extremely seriously and have... implemented ways to improve morale. -Lunch options aren't always the healthiest, but I can't really complain about a free lunch

Advice to Management

Keep being transparent, it's appreciated!

Former Employee - Marketing Associate

I worked at Uncommon Goods full-time

Pros

Strong management, creative atmosphere, great CEO

Cons

There were no cons for me working for this company

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