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SolarCity Reviews

Updated 15 Sep 2019

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3.1
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78%
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SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive
Lyndon Rive
1,609 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay; Great People; Amazing Mission - this is a really great company to work for if you love Elon this is the place for you(in 100 reviews)

  • "mission-driven, collaborative culture, great people who truly want to do the right thing(in 95 reviews)

Cons
  • "No work/life balance, poor training(in 103 reviews)

  • "Sometimes you work late or long hours to accommodate customer schedules(in 77 reviews)

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  1. "interesting job, you learn a lot"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Team work, co-operative staff, interesting KPI'S

    Cons

    too much of work load

    Advice to Management

    should hire more staff

    SolarCity2017-11-29
  2. "Great when it started but then it wasn't"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, stocks, company vehicle

    Cons

    Pay changed, more work less money, no more company vehicle

    SolarCity2019-09-15
  3. "Misleading"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Its casual. You interact with lots of different people

    Cons

    Your only real advancement is door-to-door sales

    SolarCity2019-09-16
  4. "We all should have seen this coming."

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

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Mission Driven Company, working on clean energy

    Cons

    Naive leadership susceptible to con-artists and blindspots common when boards and executive teams are homogenous.

    Advice to Management

    Never found a company again.

    SolarCity2019-08-23
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Document Generation Specialist in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits and people and flexibility

    Cons

    Low pay and poor middle management

    SolarCity2019-08-05
  6. "Complicated"

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    Former Employee - Field Energy Consultant in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The idea of working here was supposed to be a career.

    Cons

    The compensation was not enough, there was a miscommunication between workers, the job was very stressful.

    SolarCity2019-09-07
  7. "So much opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Site Surveyor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Tons of upward growth at the time. If you worked harder than others, you were recognized for it.

    Cons

    Hemorrhaging money left & right.

    SolarCity2019-07-16
  8. "Was great place"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SolarCity full-time

    Pros

    Great place great people and atmosphere

    Cons

    The number of phone calls

    SolarCity2019-07-13
  9. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Field Energy Specialist in Fontana, CA

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

    Pros

    Freedom to work alone majority of the day

    Cons

    they use to retro our commission pay if a deal fell through on a consultant or install team

    SolarCity2019-07-23
  10. "Not enough money"

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Roseville, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free soda and candy. Nice co-workers

    Cons

    no leadership and they were changing their focus way too much

    Advice to Management

    Too late. They closed the office

    SolarCity2019-07-14
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