carsales.com.au Reviews

Updated 25 Jun 2020

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4.2
81%
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carsales.com.au Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director Cameron McIntyre (no image)
Cameron McIntyre
36 Ratings
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  • "Selfish and insecure senior management team, with large doses of incompetence(in 8 reviews)

  • "While they may not always pay top dollar, I think Carsales more than makes up for this with a great culture, best work life/balance and awesome peers(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "I am glad I chose Carsales"

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

    I have been working at carsales.com.au full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great autonomy and work-life balance. Awesome place to learn and work on interesting problems. CEO is friendly and nice Top-tier tech company for the IT and Data talents

    Cons

    I can't think of any major con.

  2. Helpful (3)

    "Great company to work in"

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

    I have been working at carsales.com.au full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - you'll be surrounded by knowledgeable people and you can get a lot of help from a supportive team - proffesional and friendly environment

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Commercial Graduate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at carsales.com.au full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture and great tech

    Cons

    Normal issues in large company

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Nice place to work"

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

    I have been working at carsales.com.au full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    friendly team, good personal development opportunities

    Cons

    big organization with the normal issue that big organization have

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Some teams have toxic culture"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at carsales.com.au full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Having a known brand on your CV

    Cons

    Boys club, toxic culture at the dealership software team I was working at. I had realized after leaving the company I was subjected to bullying in terms of performance review. There were constant "jokes" about ethnicity, sexual preference.

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "A great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at carsales.com.au full-time

    Pros

    The culture The people The tech

    Cons

    Salaries can be a bit under the industry average

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Pleasent place and great people to work with"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Junior Software Engineer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at carsales.com.au full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    * People are great * If you seek challenge, there are loads of opportunities available for grabs * Latest technologies, not afraid to experiment on new things * Good culture * Loads of learning opportunities, career development support * Flexible working * Snacks, Fruits, Table tennis, XBox and Coffee! * Again, people are great. Some of the nicest you can work with!

    Cons

    * Remuneration might just be sufficient.

  8. "Great place to work at"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at carsales.com.au full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, Good Cultural values and a very helpful senior managment

    Cons

    Terrible salary packages Lots of micromanagement in some of the teams.

  9. Helpful (2)

    "excellent place 2 learn & grow career in a top tech business"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at carsales.com.au full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    smart people, good perks, strong app & market leadership. pays ok & location is ideal in Richmond. HR team care about culture & this is a top asset.

    Cons

    often slow in decision making. very slow 2 embrace new opportunities & wind back poor decisions. top heavy with 2 many layers & doesnt move quickly. feels like the CEO may has run out of ideas as he has been part of the furniture for sooo long and does not get tech or product managment (ex accountant)

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "good place to learn but a lot of old timers"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Account Executive 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at carsales.com.au full-time

    Pros

    great foundation for media sales training, great staff perks

    Cons

    lots of dead wood, boys club and limited career progression outside of melbourne

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