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44 English questions out of 44

31 August 2020

Does Glassdoor offer relocation assistance?

Pros

The handling of COVID and our pivot to remote work was excellent. We had everything we needed to transition. Benefits and comp package are great, and lastly good people. I had two of the most wonderful managers you could ever ask for, fantastic sales partners and a supportive team. Everyone is also genuinely willing to help you succeed. Jacob, the VP of diversity and inclusion has made incredible strides within the company in a short amount of time. Though our diversity initiatives were late, the executive team truly cared and got behind the message. They want to learn and do better. Christian has gotten a lot of slack in these employee reviews due to the layoffs but he and his CHRO have good hearts and truly care about Glassdoor and every current and ex-employee.

Cons

The new strategy shift made career pathing within client success seem almost pointless. Also, Glassdoor is extremely late to the diversity and inclusion space. What makes it worse is that there are employees within the company who are not on board with expanding diversity initiatives and will openly make it known. As a Black employee it was honestly disheartening and hurtful to witness.

Advice to Management

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to your employees. It may be hard, but try and take into consideration all the unique backgrounds and experience that we bring to the table.

Benefits and comp package are great, and lastly good people.

31 August 2020

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15 May 2022

Does Glassdoor offer dental insurance?

Pros

Comp & Benefits Work/Life Balance Diversity & Inclusion Good People

Cons

Indeed Partnership Frequent Account Transitions Never-Ending “Temp” Coverage

Ending “Temp” Coverage

15 May 2022

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9 February 2021

Does Glassdoor offer parental leave?

Pros

Great sales culture. Lots of autonomy and flexibility to get the sale done. Reps are very relationship/consultative selling focused. It’s competitive but also collaborative. Not a lot of slime. Sales managers are willing to help when you need it but also don’t babysit you. The sales culture is what keeps a lot of the sales reps here. You have the opportunity to win big. Because I touch base on Maternity leave below, I will point out there was recently additional fertility coverage added to our benefits that was a great step in the right direction. While our Paternity leave could be longer, it’s competitive and the flexibility with timing is a nice bonus. Many companies don’t offer that flexibility.

Cons

Maternity Leave: I am writing this review specifically to draw attention to our maternity leave policy in the US. We spend an enormous amount of time and internal resources striving to be an inclusive/progressive company, stressing that we will lead the way in multiple capacities, however the bar we set for our own maternity leave is the bare minimum for local laws. I would go into detail as to why this leave policy is detrimental to the women in our US organization, but I have faith that any glassdoor leader reading this would understand why this hurts a women's professional career and personal life. So with this, I ask you to do something about it. Chat with the women of this company and discuss a better policy. Increase the length to be competitive in our industry, add in a transition plan that allows mother's to slowly come back, build a network of mentors to help support new mother's. Ensure we have proper coverage while individuals are out. Built it into our organization. It is no secret women have struggled coming back, and some have recently decided not to come back. We can not pretend to be a forward thinking company with a bare minimum plan. I don’t think this is an unreasonable ask. Our colleagues in other countries have a more robust policy simply because their laws requires it. Is that our bar? Maternity leave is something that isn’t openly talked about because our women do not want to seem non-career focused, weak, or proposing something that’s self serving. Maternity leave is not a vacation. I am asking Glassdoor to do better. Lead the way. We are approaching a new fiscal year, dust off the policy and help the women of Glassdoor. I also encourage other women to speak up who are frustrated by this policy. I can’t believe I have to resort to an anonymous review. Quota Creation: How rep quotas are created and the metric we use to track revenue creates a false narrative of success and is fundamentally broken. It can be really frustrating as a rep. The plan resets each quarter and disproportionally rewards reps for selling short term display. Bringing on new customers, retaining clients, and growth on renewals doesn't move the needle. The leader board is a reflection of who has accounts that purchase display (not a dig on them, good for them). The most frustrating part about this is that I'm pretty sure SOPs keeps doing this because we don't have the time or resources to put together a better methodology. It's detrimental to our long term success as a company and (silently) effects things like product adoption and client retention. Dumpster Fire on the Front Lines: Reps are spending an enormous amount of time trying to navigate finance / contracts / data / CMPP launch etc. with the new partnership. Customers are feeling this pain too. It doesn’t feel like there is a real strategy in place and the admin side of the job has taken over to become where we’re spending most of our time. Reps are leaving because of this and then them leaving make it even worse. Sales leadership keeps praising revenue in all hands meetings but we are crumbling here on the front lines. We are drowning.

Advice to Management

We're about to embark on a new fiscal year. Two vital suggestions: Revisit our maternity policy in the US. Support the women of this company professionally and personally. We are better than this as a company. There's a disconnect on where the future of our product suite is going and what we're paying out reps to sell. These large display deals didn't pop up out of no where, it's what our comp plan disproportionally incentivizes us to uncover. We should reward reps for selling short term display, to the same extent, we should also reward reps for bringing on a new customer in December or doubling a renewal in October. We don't have a comp plan that does the latter. Our quota methodology in FY2022 needs to do both. Resetting quotas each quarter does not make sense for a company looking to lean into SaSS and 12 month subscriptions. The whole methodology needs a giant re-haul for the long term success of our company. It's been a tough year. We aren't perfect, but I'm grateful we continuously try to be better.

We spend an enormous amount of time and internal resources striving to be an inclusive/progressive company, stressing that we will lead the way in multiple capacities, however the bar we set for our own maternity leave is the bare minimum for local laws.

9 February 2021

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1 March 2021

Does Glassdoor have a pension plan?

Pros

really friendly place to work with a great team, great perks like snacks, pension and healthcare

Cons

Some management can be quick micro mangement style

really friendly place to work with a great team, great perks like snacks, pension and healthcare

1 March 2021

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14 March 2022

Does Glassdoor offer a wellness program?

Pros

In a time when a lot of companies are trying to figure out the best way to maximize their workforce's performance by providing a better work/life balance, Glassdoor has nailed it. The people are kind and authentic which creates a warm and motivated culture. There is plenty of room for growth and lots of encouragement and support for those who wish to do so. The benefits are generous and their attention paid to health both mental and physical is on point. There is also a great sense of pride shared between everyone you work with. It is easy to look forward to going to work every day especially when you know the company you are working for values you.

Cons

Haven't come across one yet.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you are doing!

The benefits are generous and their attention paid to health both mental and physical is on point.

14 March 2022

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