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Updated 12 Sep 2018

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4.2
78%
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83%
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Suzy Chief Executive Officer Matt Britton (no image)
Matt Britton
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Coming to Crowdtap was a breath of fresh air(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great company culture, very helpful team, good work-life balance(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "the company is an evolution of crowdtap (a completely different business) so some of that residual culture exists(in 12 reviews)

  • "Start-up growing pains, processes constantly changing, decisions that are made can change in a day but that is totally normal in a start-up(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Suzy full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture, very helpful team, good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Shifts in priorities and direction.

    Advice to Management

    Would love to see more developmental practices for all employees!

    Suzy2018-09-12
  2. Helpful (3)

    "Exciting startup, new direction, room for growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Suzy full-time

    Pros

    Reinvigorated culture and direction Great team (fun, smart) Opportunities for career growth/development Good work-life balance Brand new platform (totally re-engineered)

    Cons

    Still faces many "startup" difficulties: lack of process/discipline Some communication silos

    Advice to Management

    Maintain focus (don't shift priorities/direction so much) . Communicate more frequently with each other and down, so teams are in sync.

    Suzy2018-05-21
  3. Helpful (3)

    "Program Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Suzy full-time

    Pros

    Free snacks and drinks. Pretty good work life balance.

    Cons

    Layoffs happened regularly along with people leaving by choice due to the lack of overall vision, horrible upper management, and an almost nonexistent HR department. The people who did move up, moved up due to favoritism. Product itself had some huge gaps that caused its decline.

    Advice to Management

    Get better upper management and HR department.

    Suzy2018-03-09
  4. Helpful (5)

    "The glory days are behind Crowdtap."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Suzy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Crowdtap was founded on the principles that every start-up should be looking to achieve. For the most part, they've been able to hold on to those key attractors that brought some of the best and brightest on board. Management still promotes a work/life balance that may be somewhat uncommon in this stage of a startup. The office is beautiful and dog-friendly. The people you'll be working with will be friends and colleagues for life.

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    Cons

    We only hire, and only train/motivate/incent our managers to hire -- don't optimize efficiency, don't do performance management, don't fire. We poured huge money into glorious new headquarters, signaling to employees "we've made it, we're amazing", then started to hemorrhage clients and personnel. We confuse conference circuit & party scene with actual work. We refuse to take HR seriously. Product leadership is completely MIA. We've lost a secure foothold in our industry due to indecision and lack of vision. Meetings occupy a large percentage of management's time.

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    Advice to Management

    If you can't explain Crowdtap to your employees, you're doing it wrong.

    Suzy2015-10-23
  5. "Great culture, great people."

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    Client Success Strategist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Suzy

    Pros

    Wonderful culture and work/life balance. Unlimited PTO, full benefits and you work with intelligent people that truly care about what they do.

    Cons

    Low compensation for the Client Success team. Somewhat micromanaged and there's no way to measure success. The product is a work in progress which raises questions from clients and can negatively affect renewals.

    Advice to Management

    More compensation.

    Suzy2015-04-29
  6. Helpful (3)

    "Strategist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Suzy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people are genuinely good people who care about you more than just an employee. Decent work-life balance. Big name clients.

    Cons

    The company rapidly lost the culture as it scaled. My biggest grievance was the compensation was insultingly low and there's no career path, despite being sold in on "so much opportunity for growth and advancement."

    Suzy2015-04-15
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