LivingSocial Employee Reviews about "great people"

Updated Jan 7, 2021

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LivingSocial President and CEO Gautam Thakar
Gautam Thakar
152 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fun faced paced work from home environment(in 75 reviews)

  • "Great people, fun working atmosphere, nice perks(in 49 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Merchants did not understand their responsibilities(in 49 reviews)

  • "No common sense from upper management on how to run a business(in 26 reviews)

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    1. 3.0
      Former Employee

      It was a good ride

      Jan 7, 2021 - Manager in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, fun working atmosphere, nice perks

      Cons

      Unsustainable business model that ultimately ended the company

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Culture was not what they hoped

      May 18, 2020 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I met a lot of really great people working at LivingSocial. Some of them still friends to this day.

      Cons

      The culture they tried to provide was cool up until a certain point. They couldn't quite get themselves together.

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Scaled up quickly then crashed

      Jul 29, 2019 - Account Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, great socials

      Cons

      Senior Management had no idea what they were doing

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      :D

      Aug 15, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      :) Great people to work with!

      Cons

      :( work hard and play hard

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Mostly Ok

      Jun 11, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, and very collaborative environment

      Cons

      There's a lot of resistance from HR to move you up or pay you more

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Sales

      Mar 20, 2018 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best work environment. Great atmosphere, great people and great comp.

      Cons

      This was the best job I ever had, no cons other than wish it lasted longer!

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      What could have been

      Nov 10, 2017 - Product Designer in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with. Great location downtown. Real sense of family.

      Cons

      Bad financial decisions made by senior leadership team doomed the company. Frequent bets on the wrong horse.

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Fun

      Sep 14, 2017 - Production Coordinator in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun, great people, great culture

      Cons

      Poorly managed, nobody listens or learns

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      RIP

      Aug 23, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, great people, changed the game of advertising

      Cons

      Grew too fast, expanded too heavily, didn't evolve quickly enough

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Not a great experience

      Jul 30, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, Nice Perks, great medical benefits

      Cons

      Poor training program. Dated Product.

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