SEEK Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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4.5
92%
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SEEK CEO & Co-Founder Andrew Bassat
Andrew Bassat
105 Ratings
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  • "Flat structure, most management positions are non-technical staff, though this is just the culture, not a real con(in 10 reviews)

  • "Can be clickly in terms of career progression(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Nice culture"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer 

    I have been working at SEEK full-time

    Pros

    - Nice culture - Good gender, nationality and age diversity within teams - Good salary - Caring about employees

    Cons

    There is nothing negative to mention

  2. "SEEK is a great place to build your career"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SEEK full-time

    Pros

    SEEK supports work life balance and has built a strong team culture that rewards hard work and ambitious individuals. It has strong frameworks and disciplines in place to help it’s employees grow and develop

    Cons

    Challenging to get promoted (which sometimes can be a good thing)


  3. "It aint what it used to be, but it's OK."

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SEEK full-time

    Pros

    - Good salary - OK benefits

    Cons

    - Repaying tech debt is tedious and far-reaching - Very little creativity allowed in what you do, use approved tools, follow processes. - Limited innovation - Structure no longer close to flat, the middle layer of fat (management) is huge and ineffective

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  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at SEEK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Culture; Work Perks; Work Flexibility; Work events;

    Cons

    Limited Career growth opportunities; Salary not the best in the market.

  5. "Target"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Cashier in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SEEK part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good staff Good location Good energy

    Cons

    Bad management Short hours Short term

  6. "Mature tech practices, slow decisions"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Lead in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SEEK full-time

    Pros

    Great people Great engineers Mature tech practices by Australian standards

    Cons

    Slow processes and decision making Same product for the last 25 years Career progression options aren’t extensive

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Finance in Melbourne

    I have been working at SEEK full-time

    Pros

    People are fantastic and intelligent, culture is super strong.

    Cons

    Need to be a bit more extroverted to be heard.

  8. "Values driven company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SEEK full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People, people, people. While most companies have a lot of BS about how they care for their people (before making folks redundant) SEEK is the real deal in this space.

    Cons

    Because people stay a long time, can be hard to go agains the ingrained opinions and habits. SEEK would benefit from a bit higher turnover in some departments.

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  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SEEK full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great culture and growth potentials

    Cons

    office location is not ideal

  10. "Great tech place"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Melbourne

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

    Pros

    Amazing engineering culture, great friendly people who support each other on all levels.

    Cons

    - Hard to make a big impact, - Things take very long sometimes - Hard to progress career

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