Tableau Software Employee Reviews about "growing pains"

Updated 1 May 2020

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  1. "Good intentions"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborative, good work-life balance, friendly work environment

    Cons

    Growing pains, stubborn to change, outdated management practices.

  2. "Good Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Software Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tableau Software for less than a year

    Pros

    Free food Good team atmosphere Great work/life balance

    Cons

    Company bought by Salesforce has growing pains being acquired changing the company dynamics.


  3. "Great Company!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tableau Software full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I feel like I hit the recruiting jackpot with this company. Great product, culture and recruiting environment.

    Cons

    Since the company grew so fast so quickly, we experienced many growing pains along the way.

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    "Recruitment"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Recruiter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great working environment and truly collegiate. The product/company loyalty from both its employees and customers is unique - I have not experienced this in previous companies!

    Cons

    Growing pains, but in a good way and it keeps the challenge alive!

  5. "Great company, with genuine senior leadership, culture and values"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance Genuinely nice people at all levels A place I enjoy going to everyday

    Cons

    Growing pains, but that’s a nice problem to have

  6. Helpful (4)

    "Great Product, Better People"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tableau Software full-time

    Pros

    A Gartner leader who've paved the way for the Modern BI revolution we're now experiencing, and a driving force in the ubiquity of analytics in business. Market opportunity in front of us is massive, and those who are along for this ride stand to benefit greatly in their careers.

    Cons

    With any rapid growth company, you're bound to experience challenges in communication or other growing pains. In an environment of constant change, little things can get overlooked and can cause some discomfort.

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  7. "Product Manager"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Product Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tableau Software for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful product loved by customers. Passionate and mission-minded coworkers. Transparent leadership.

    Cons

    Typical growing pains and reorgs

  8. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tableau Software full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture and work/life balance. The company is growing up and very focused on the future.

    Cons

    Still some growing pains as the company expands.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great!"

    5.0
    AREA SALES MANAGER in London, England

    I have been working at Tableau Software

    Pros

    Great culture and successful business. Really enjoyable place to work and lots of investment and training interested to climb the ladder

    Cons

    Growing pains plenty of changes and not much continuity with customers but this is due to the business growing so fast

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    "Sales Dept"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tableau Software full-time

    Pros

    autonomy, incredible culture, focused on success of the individual

    Cons

    still experiencing growing pains, switches direction a lot

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