At Dictionary.com, 68 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 34 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 5.90. It was published on Oct 10, 2017. 156 Visitors

What Employees Say

People celebrate special events around here.
91%
 
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
88%
 
I am offered training or development to further myself professionally.
88%
 
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
88%
 
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
85%
 

What They Do

We asked Dictionary.com to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Dictionary is the worlds leading, definitive online and mobile resource for everything word related. We provide over 70 million global monthly users with access to millions of definitions, synonyms, and spelling help through our services at Dictionary.com and Thusaurus.com

About this Company

Website: www.dictionary.com Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Oakland, California, 94607 US Sites: 1
Major Locations: New York, New York US Employees: 43
Corporate Structure: Public Stock Symbol: IAC
Founded: 1995

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Perks and Programs

We asked Dictionary.com to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Unlimited Vacation: Take as much PTO as needed
  • Tuition Reimbursment: Up to $5k per year
  • Charitable Gift Matching: IAC will match up an employee donation up to $5k
  • Qualified Transportation Subsidy: $120 per mo. Toward public transportation
  • 401k Match: 401K match
  • Fitness Discount: Discount to local gym

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

3% Average 401(k)/403b company contribution per employee83% Company-paid health coverage for employees (for Applies to all)
79% Company-paid health coverage for dependents (for applies to all) 83% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $2,800 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$5,000 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
  • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
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WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

Unlimited Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Unlimited Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
Unlimited Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Telecommute option (50% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Snacks, discounted lunch program, free coffee and beverages, fruit, baked goods and sometimes massages. Arcade Games)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

80 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 80 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
80 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take20 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
20 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)20 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

$10,000 Philanthropic donations in last year 1 LEED certified building(s)
Yes Recycling program

Diversity

  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
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DEMOGRAPHICS

 
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How to Get Hired

We asked Dictionary.com for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Dictionary.com is seeking employees that are problem solvers with innate curriosity and a willing ness to take risks and a thirst for learning. We measure our success by the impacts that we have to our users and our business. Most importantly, we are committed to success of the team over the success over individuals.  

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Tell us your story…. What risks have you taken, what lessons have you learned, what is the impact you have made. 

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are actively recruiting for software engineers

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Visit http://content.dictionary.com/about/careers to see our current openings and submit your application

hiring Outlook

16 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year -10% Job Growth
49 Average applicants per opening 1,750 Total job applicants
30% New hires by employee referrals 6% Openings filled by current employees
2 Recent graduates hired 20% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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