CARFAX Overview

  • Centreville, VA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1984
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • IT Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsAutotrader,, CarGurus
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CARFAX is a rapidly expanding company, and since 2014, we've created nearly 200 new jobs! Best known for inventing the Vehicle History Report, Team CARFAX now concentrates on innovative solutions used by millions of people every day to shop for, buy, own and sell used cars. We ...
Mission: Building products that helps millions of people shop, buy, own and sell used cars with more confidence - that's the CARFAX mission! We understand that being a leader in the tech space requires building and keeping a talented team through unwavering dedication to employee ...

CARFAX Reviews

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Richard Raines
Richard Raines
293 Ratings
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Current Employee, more than 10 years

"Values driven organization _ Join Team CARFAX!"

3 May 2021 - Sales Operations Coordinator in Centreville, VA
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Reputation - most trusted brand who continues to invest to grow and build consumer confidence and trust throughout their personal vehicle search and ownership. Values Driven - Cares for Employees,


Limited professional development opportunities
No tuition reimbursement

Advice to Management

Expand opportunities for projects and initiatives to team members with "boots on the ground" expertise along with managers.
Thank you.
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Diversity & Inclusion at CARFAX

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Carfax operates with a value system that respects the worth and dignity of every person, regardless of their skin color, their ethnic background, their religion, their gender, their sexual orientation or their economic circumstances. We try to live up to that value system every day.  We enco

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CARFAX Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online69%
Employee Referral16%

  1. Front End Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    No Offer
    Negative Experience


    Only initial phone interview. A week after the interview, I sent the recruiter an email to get an update about my application status but he didn't even remember when we talked, so I was ghosted. I wouldn't expect this kind of unprofessional recruitment process from a sister company of IHS.

    Standard general questions about your experience and skills.

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Company Updates

23 March 2021
Team CARFAX is a little extra excited for summer this year because we just announced we're piloting a 4-day work week all summer long! That's right! From Memorial Day to Labor Day we'll be enjoying 3-day weekends!! At CARFAX, we care about work-life balance and we’re constantly looking for new ways to ensure we provide it. Check out the #CARFAXdifference and our job openings today!
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30 March 2020
During this unprecedented time, one of the things #TEAMCARFAX looks forward to is the daily update from our President, Dick Raines. He embodies the CARFAX playbook through his transparent and positive companywide e-mails. Here’s a picture of Dick and his four legged co-worker, Bailey, making sure our customers and employees are taken care of! In the words of Dick Raines, “Healthy Team, healthy Business!” We hope everyone is staying safe.
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CARFAX Awards & Accolades

  • Washington Post Top WorkplacesThe Washington Post2019
  • 50 Great Places to WorkWashingtonian2019


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What is health insurance like at CARFAX?

...The health insurance PPO plan is not affordable for families and is very costly for even individuals....

1 March 2020

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