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  • www.fool.com
  • Alexandria, VA
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1993
  • Company - Private
  • Internet
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

The Motley Fool is on a mission: to disrupt the traditional, button-up world of investing and bring great stock ideas to individual investors. Through its Fool.com website, premium subscription services, books, podcasts, and message boards, The Motley Fool reaches a wide ...
Mission: To make the world smarter, happier, and richer.

Motley Fool Reviews

4.7
90%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
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Tom Gardner
Tom Gardner
142 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"I don’t ever want to leave"

Oct 3, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No Opinion of CEO

Pros

This is an employer that has given me everything I was missing in previous jobs. Yes the salary is good and the job perks are there, but what’s really special here is the autonomy you’re given not

Cons

There’s two ‘cons’, but they’re more like symptoms of the pros: - It is hard to get a role here... vacancies are limited because no one seems to leave! Thankfully we’re growing and this opens new
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Diversity & Inclusion at Motley Fool

4.7
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Motley Fool Interviews

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Negative22%
Neutral12%
Getting an Interview
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Employee Referral8%
Recruiter3%
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  1. Featured Interview

    PHP Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    The interview process for a PHP engineer role was a breath of fresh air. I had been semi-actively looking for a role for 6 months, and The Motley Fool was in an entirely different league of recruiting.

    My biggest peeve with technical recruiting is that I often don't feel setup for success. It's like recruiters & interviewers were setting me up to fail this big massive engineering exam. So I was very happy when the Fool recruiter walked through what would be discussed, who would be doing it, and which questions to ask the team to find common ground. Very helpful.

    At every step of the process I felt like I knew what was happening and when. Many interviews before the Fool it was a surprise who was on the call or what their role was, and surprisingly many times I didn't know when the meetings would be in advance.

    The majority of tech interviews outside the Fool included rapid-fire questions that test knowledge and not wisdom, and it felt like I was getting quizzed instead of having a dialogue. Teams at the Fool had real conversations with me, and the take-home test gave us plenty to talk about. Most people on the call asked me about something on my resume. Funny enough, it was a tossup if interviewers read my resume at all in previous company interviews!

    The Fool also reimbursed time for working on a test project, which was great! The interview before the Fool I spent 20 hours on a project without reimbursement, and didn't get any feedback on my submission. That was soul-crushing :-)

    The recruiting team truly went above and beyond working around my schedule and being a great resource for the process. A++, would interview and accept an offer again.
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