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Working At Meltwater

Meltwater culture is based on a fundamental belief in people and the potential they possess. We create an environment where our people are motivated by their colleagues to discover new strengths and shine even brighter. We keep our entrepreneurial spirit alive within every team and every department—delighting in hard work and relishing the feeling of accomplishment that comes with it.

How employees describe working at Meltwater

Overall have been personally happy, but there's some negative elements that are glaring. Too long work hours (start an hour earlier and finish 30 mins later than local and industry standard), too many outside of work hour events, boys club in senior leadership of white private school educated

Review from Sales Dept

Dynamic, results oriented and fun

Review from Sales Dept

I love my coworkers, team and colleagues. They are all fabulous people. Our customers are usually great to work with and I feel like our customers appreciate the work my team does. There can be a sales/quota-first mentality with some departments that can cause friction with our customers

Review from Customer Support Dept

CEO is approachable and transparent, creating an innovative culture.

Review from Customer Success Dept

I've met some of my best friends at Meltwater, while also being able to quickly advance into senior management roles. The upward mobility and culture at Meltwater is second to none.

Review from Sales Dept
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What it's like to work at Meltwater

  • Meltwater employees generally work 9.3 hrs a day
  • Employees at Meltwater report the work pace is comfortably fast
  • On a typical day, employees at Meltwater have 2 meetings
  • 98% of Meltwater employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
  • Meltwater employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
  • 82% of Meltwater employees report they are happy with their work life balance
  • Meltwater employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Every Week
  • 96% of Meltwater employees call their work environment positive

Q&A With Meltwater Employees

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  • Some of the most driven, fun, and genuine people I’ve ever met.

  • My coworkers are the absolute best part of working at Meltwater. Always really supportive, really eager to learn and to help, and tons of fun to spend time around.

  • Very friendly it feels like one big family.

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  • We're a global organization, so heavily diverse in that regard, but fairly homogenous from country to country. There has been a recent effort for Diversity & Inclusion which seems very promising and genuine.

  • Pretty diversified in ethnicity and nationality.

  • Not a lot, specially in the executive team

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  • It’s a 100% meritocracy here, so you don’t have to wait for a certain timeline, or for someone to be promoted first. You work for it and earn it then you get it.

  • That depends on you. There isn't a set time-frame for promotions, it's completely based upon your own drive and how hard you want to work.

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  • Communication skills, the ability to give and take feedback, and critical thinking.

  • Communication skills, the ability to work on a team, being engaging, and positive.

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  • Business smart! But we’re all wfh now. :)

  • Scando-casual, i.e. business smart.

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Asked to all employees at Meltwater

  • Always err on the side of too formal for interviews.

  • For sales or marketing positions you should wear formal clothes (suit or dress). For engineering positions dress up as usual.

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Meltwater

  • Below average for SF

  • They are below market

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  • Top Employee Response

    Agile, across all teams, most of which work on features end to end. However, each team is free to choose how 'agile' they wish to be while meeting deadlines setup in consultation with product managers.

  • Mostly agile.

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Asked to all employees at Meltwater

  • You get a lot of trust and autonomy, so trust yourself and don't constantly look for direction - it's good to be a self-starter.

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  • ~ 1 week.

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  • Generally 1 week.

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  • Both are paid. Maternity leave is several months, varying in length depending on how long you've been with the organization. Paternity leave is a few weeks.

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  • Annually, typically. Unless you're on track for a promotion.

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  • Extremely fast-paced.

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Asked to all employees at Meltwater

  • Showcase your business intelligence and your drive. We hire entry-level people mostly based on potential, so sell yourself and you're in a good spot.

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Asked to all employees at Meltwater

  • Definitely type A people: driven, organized, outgoing, high-achieving.

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  • Moderated, since the churn in the product is so high

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Meltwater

  • Around 8 hours a day

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Meltwater

  • They are competent, but a lot of legacy systems slow them down

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Asked to the Engineering Department at Meltwater

  • They are not very good

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Asked to all employees at Meltwater

  • Yes, but it is not a common thing

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  • Zero women in my team. Engineering as a whole is not diverse enough though some teams are.

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  • Since current devs have an active role in recruiting new devs, after joining things usually work out good and people are helpful, especially in bringing up to speed the new member so that team productivity is not affected.

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  • Qualified and knowledgable

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Should I work at Meltwater?

60% of Meltwater employees would encourage their friends to become coworkers, whereas 27% are neutral and 13% would not recommend working at Meltwater to their friends.

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