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    "Went from contract to full-time (remote) and love it"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Content Marketing Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I can't stress enough how much emphasis is placed on deliverables over "number of hours worked" in a given week. Managers and the CEO work extremely hard with individual contributors to agree on realistic projects, deadlines, deliverables and to empower employees to go out and do what they're hired to do. There's very little oversight from managers on a daily basis, as they fully trust people to go out and execute on...

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    Cons

    Right now I'm six months into my role full-time after being a contractor for the previous year, and there have been pretty much zero cons. Everyone (and everything) has been exactly as represented during the interview process and whenever there's a little thing I'm frustrated about or want to change in my workflow, the minute I express that to my manager, we have a very open dialogue about how to solve it and get to a...

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    Advice to Management

    Can I give 6 stars for work-life balance? You've completely destroyed my ability to go back to a non-remote job ever again.

    Close2018-05-29

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "I have a voice in the company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Close full-time

    Pros

    I love the transparency across departments, the company consciously makes an effort to keep me happy, great work/life balance and I feel like I have a voice in the company. The team is GREAT - everyone's a master at their respective crafts.

    Cons

    Nothing at all. One of the best remote work cultures I've experienced.

    Advice to Management

    You've done a terrific job with the company culture. Let's aim to preserve that as the team grows. <3

    Close2019-03-01
  2. Helpful (1)

    "10/10 on all fronts"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    *The company value their employees more than anywhere I have ever worked. We were sent a care package from the CEO during our busy period at the start of the year with vitamins, chocolates and other goodies *You can work from anywhere around the world. Travelling doesn't need to destroy your PTO day limit *The people are awesome and all have their own unique stories and quirks. The retreats are a great way to connect...

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    Cons

    *Genuinely can't think of anything off the top of my head. If there are any issues then the Close team are excellent at hearing you out and finding a solution

    Advice to Management

    Keep killin it.

    Close2019-06-07

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