Wayfair

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Wayfair

4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Company Overview

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:

•         Wayfair.com, an online destination for all things home

•         Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings

•         AllModern, a go-to online source for modern design

•         DwellStudio, a design house for fashion-forward modern furnishings

•         Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

 

Wayfair generated $3.14 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended September 30, 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people. The company has previously been named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and selected by the Boston Business Journal and Glassdoor.com as a Top Company to Work For and Top Company for Well Balanced Life.

What is it like to work at your company in terms of your culture?

Wayfair is a rapidly growing company with a variety of career opportunities. We offer employees exciting work in a fun, dynamic environment that encourages learning and growth.

At Wayfair, there are no corner offices. In fact, there are no offices at all. We support an open, transparent workplace where leaders mentor the more than 2,500 bright talents that sit among them - and vice versa.

A visit to Wayfair’s office will show that we function in a very team-oriented environment. Employees have ample opportunity to participate in activities outside of the office. Whether it’s for a charitable cause or just a night out to dinner, Wayfair employees know the balance between work and play.

What’s the best way to get a job at Wayfair?

  • Check out www.wayfair.com/careers and apply to jobs that match your skills and interests
  • Learn about Wayfair’s tech stack by reading our Engineering Blog at engineering.wayfair.com
  • Talk to your friends that work at Wayfair.  Employee referrals are our best source of top talent!
  • Follow Wayfair on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/wayfair and Twitter twitter.com/wayfairinsider

What can someone expect during the interview process? 

  • Fast and efficient: usually 2 weeks, respect your time
  • Fun and collaborative: our interviews are a combination of evaluating your expertise while also determining culture/fit
  • You’ll meet with representative of the team/platform and learn about projects
  • You’ll learn about some of our exciting upcoming projects and the path to success at Wayfair

Are there any favorite activities that the employees do outside of the office? (examples: company outings, charitable events, etc.) 

Wayfair loves being part of Zillions’ of activities!

  • Annual Ski Trip
  • Over the Edge
  • Marathon Team – supporting Dana Farber
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Cradles to Crayons
  • Read to a Child
  • Quarterly Meetings
  • Monthly Team Outings
  • …And much more!

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What TV or movie would best describe the working environment and employees at Wayfair?

Speed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDK0L_78umg

Do you have any unique benefits or perks? 

  • Charitable Giving Program
  • Paid Day of Service
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company Season Tickets
  • Employee discount on Wayfair.com
  • Game Room (Xbox, Ping-Pong, foosball)
  • Free snacks + subsidized soda, juice, and Powerade

 

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Awards & Accomplishments

2015

  • Exit of the Year, New England Venture Capital Association
  • Boston’s 50 Most Powerful People- Niraj Shah, Boston Magazine
  • Inducted into MITX Innovation Hall of Fame—Niraj Shah & Steve Conine
  • Best Places to Work in Massachusetts, Boston Business Journal

2014

  • Tech Luminary Award—Niraj Shah & Steve Conine, Boston Business Journal
  • Power 50—Most Influential Bostonians—Niraj Shah, Boston Business Journal
  • Ranked 45th on Top 500  Retailer List, Internet Retailer Magazine
  • Best Places to Work in Massachusetts, Boston Business Journal
  • Fastest Growing Companies in Massachusetts, Boston Business Journal

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