Elevate is reinventing the non-prime lending industry by giving consumers access to online credit products that provide financial relief today, and help people build a brighter financial future.
How to Get Hired
We asked Elevate 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?
We find that certain people have the “Elevate” factor. Individuals who carry themselves with an air of confidence, are wickedly intelligent and have a high level of curiosity will fit in great with our unique culture. Key characteristics we look for include individuals who are, risk takers, innovative, collaborative and high achievers. Prospective employees who are inspired to try new things and who fail fast and learn from their mistakes, are the ideal candidate at Elevate. We have found that the best employees have a combination of the following: a direct approach when faced with a challenge, a passion for evolution and change, an inventive sprit, a curious outlook, exceptional work ethic and are team players.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
At Elevate, we have high standards. We constantly raise the bar as we deliver better products and lower rates for our customers, which means we are always challenging ourselves. We are looking for innovators who are mission and vision driven so we can make a difference in the lives of our customers. Prospective employees who want to get our attention, should exhibit a strong sense of ownership in their career and have an entrepreneurial spirit. We also like to have fun and do not take ourselves too seriously. Candidates who show us they like to blur the line between work and play will be embraced with open arms.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
The future at Elevate is bright with evolving customer needs, we are looking for candidates who can help us with Big Data, Risk and Marketing Analytics and Product Management. A position within Big Data requires someone who has an appetite for managing financial-information technology, analytics and numbers. A position in product management offers a constant state of innovation where the candidate would fulfill unmet customer needs and improve our existing products. Marketing Analytics would require a candidate who is passionate about analyzing the digital world where our products are housed.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Interested candidates should visit www.elevate.com/careers where they can learn about the culture at Elevate and the benefits we provide. Our careers page not only provides insight to what we value, and the perks we offer but it provides a snapshot of our employees so candidates can see how they will fit in.
Not many organization’s motto is, “The business is serious. The office isn’t”. We like to have fun and we want candidates who embrace a casual environment with no dress code or fancy offices. While we have fun, we also take our values seriously, which is why they are at the forefront of our careers page. Our values guide every aspect of our business; so much so that each employee’s review is based 50% on how they live the values of, “Think Big, Do the Right Thing, Win Together and Raise the Bar”.