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For this shopping site that’s a subsidiary of Yahoo, it’s not just about hiring for personality, but how personality can help employees do their jobs better. The key? “Hiring good people and getting out of the way,” said Cindy Chu, a senior engineering manager. As long as the applicants are smart and want to learn, she says, they can find a job. And those that do extraordinary work can earn $500 toward a company event or outing, like an ice cream food-truck, or a foosball table for the staff. Read the Great Place to Work review.

Company Information

HQ Location
Mountain View, Calif.
Advertising & Marketing
Type of Organization
Year Founded2,007
Web Address
Total # of Employees
Best Companies Rank-
Best Companies URL-


% of Women58%
% of Women in Executive Positions69%
% of Women in Manager Positions10%
% of Minorities48%
% of Minorities in Executive Positions31%
% of Minorities in Manager Positions33%

Race and Ethnicity Groups

% African-American/Black-
% Asian45%
% Hispanic/Latino2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
% Native American/Alaska Native
% Two or More Races2%
% Caucasian/White50%