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Fun workplace, tough problems

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Altos, CA (US)
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Altos, CA (US)

I have been working at Box full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

- Awesome people: the employees are generally open and happy to collaborate and help each other
- Working with a product that customers love and solves a real pain point for businesses
- A focus on fostering a fast-paced fun culture even as the company evolves into an enterprise software company
- Super fast growth both in terms of business and organization

Cons

- Super fast growth: at times we've struggled with evolving processes and culture to match our growth. I think management is aware of the issues and have worked to keep the culture and implement sane processes, but it's hard sometimes
- The HQ is a little far from the caltrain station, though it's still definitely walkable

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It's going to be key to keep the culture fast paced and young-feeling, even as we continue to grow. It's important that we don't become a big boring enterprise software company.

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Positive Outlook
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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Amazing company! Lots of intelligent, young professionals with a work-hard-play-hard mentality!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Los Altos, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Los Altos, CA (US)

    I have been working at Box full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    All of the perks from food and scooters to Caltrain passes and shuttles!

    Cons

    Not enough visibility in certain departments to management or what other teams are doing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your customers and employees first, above all else.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome culture, fantastic people and amazing business add up to great environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - People Team in Los Altos, CA (US)
    Current Employee - People Team in Los Altos, CA (US)

    I have been working at Box full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Best people to work with/learn from anywhere in the valley
    -Fast paced and quick growth keep it always exciting
    -Great benefits/perks

    Cons

    -With such fast growth we sometimes are catching up to the systems/supports we need, and may get a bit ahead of our skis
    -We all work really hard, which leaves less time for other pursuits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the pedal to the metal!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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