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Criteo Reviews

Updated 9 Dec 2019

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3.8
77%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
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Criteo CEO JB Rudelle
JB Rudelle
120 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work, smart people, international environment(in 33 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, environment used to be very good, global leadership mostly transparent about the challenges(in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "Well unless you’re French or able to speak(in 22 reviews)

  • "the career path could probably be improved but I know that they are working on it(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "how to work for Criteo?"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    1. colleagues are smart and skillful 2. the working environment is relaxed 3. Criteo's remarketing product is very competitive in the industry

    Cons

    1. no very clear career path development in Criteo 2. the retention rate is pretty high

    Criteo2017-07-05
  2. "Great benefits and people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Criteo full-time

    Pros

    Lots of smart people, SG office feels like family

    Cons

    Promoting wrong managers sometimes but it happens

    Advice to Management

    Relook at managers and internal promotion

    Criteo2019-12-06
  3. "Working for less than 2 years at criteo"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive 

    I have been working at Criteo full-time

    Pros

    casual, decent pay, great offices, used to have great offsites

    Cons

    ad tech as an industry losing steam

    Criteo2019-11-27
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed feelings - Good company to stay less than 2-3 years"

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    Former Employee - Account Strategist in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good perks: salary, lunch card, massage, holidays, the view... - Great team mates to work with; good talents (even if less and less over the years) It's easy to have fun every day thanks to your colleagues! - No micro-management - if you are senior enough - Trainings and personal development - Good chances to develop your knowledge in the Adtech industry - International environment - The right place to... develop yourself if you have good energy - Healthy work-life balance - Gender equality (yes, that is something Criteo is really good at!)

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    Cons

    - Middle Management can vary from one team to another. Some are very nice to work with, others make employees leave the company. They are the major part. People Experience are aware of it, through the Managers survey etc. nevertheless no concrete action taken, neither notes taken during the final interview. It makes me wonder if this is something taken seriously... - They expect you to overachieve with less... capacity over the years. The new motto seems to be: do more with less. When you have a large client portfolio, and one thing goes wrong, Team Leads don't understand you don't deliver the same Top Service they deliver in Large Customers when having 10x more clients. Unless you work 10x times more, it's technically impossible. Expectations from Account Strategists should be clearer and risks should be evaluated by managers before reducing resources, thus before blaiming commercial teams. - Politics are high, I guess that's what you should expect when joining a big company. Something you need to consider before signing.

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    Advice to Management

    - Keep the right Senior employees, because you can't expect the same job quality from juniors once Seniors will all be gone... - Don't promote internally if no one is good enough for the job (especially for TLs) - Listen more to your current employees (instead of only reading Exemployees like me on Glassdoor). In 3+ years I didn't feel at all my feedback had an impact.

    Criteo2019-12-09
  5. "Micromanagement"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Paris
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    you can add an important name in you CV

    Cons

    Micromanagement, no way to do your own job without a costant supervision even in a Call with a client or in the emails

    Criteo2019-12-09
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Comfortable company but not to grow old in"

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - no micromanaging - ability to work on tech skills outside of project scope - Learning - team spirit - Good for fresh graduates

    Cons

    - no agile project plan - to many meetings before anything moves - most people seem to leave after two years time

    Advice to Management

    - flexible working hours - ability to work from home

    Criteo2019-11-21
  7. Helpful (4)

    "Bad leadership, terrible execution"

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    Current Employee - Chef De Projet in Paris
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Beautiful offices, very international environment, highly cooperative mindset, and new CEO that might change things for good. Competitive salaries.

    Cons

    Completely unclear roles and responsibilities, with multiple organisational changes decided with absolutely no thinking about the consequences, and no link to strategy (whatever the strategy is). Very disappointed with the lack of vision, the huge amount of politics and ego involved, and the bad execution of any kind of innovation whatsoever - pretty inconvenient for a tech company!

    Criteo2019-12-01
  8. "Global company"

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    Former Employee - Designer 
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Global company and everyone used to get to go to Paris for the annual summit.

    Cons

    Cliques and pay is mediocre.

    Criteo2019-12-03
  9. "One of the best tech companies out there"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Paris
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, smart people, international environment

    Cons

    Articulation between teams can sometimes be hard

    Criteo2019-11-13
  10. "Great technical challenges and smart people"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Surrounded by smart people - Recent technical landscape - Challenging technical challenges - Keeping on learning new things - Freedom of means - Great atmosphere at work

    Cons

    - Heavy processes for POCs and evaluation

    Criteo2019-11-14
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