At Panopto, 99 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 84 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.19. It was published on May 30, 2018. 2310 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management is competent at running the business.
100%
 
Management hires people who fit in well here.
100%
 
Management shows appreciation for good work and extra effort.
100%
 
People care about each other here.
99%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
99%
 

What They Do

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

Panopto is the fastest-growing provider of video software for training, teaching, and presenting. Since 2007, we’ve helped businesses improve the efficiency of their training efforts, reduce costs, and improve employee productivity through the use of video.

About this Company

Website: www.panopto.com Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Seattle, Washington, 98104 US Sites: 2
Major Locations: Seattle, Washington, 98104 US Employees: 99
Employees Worldwide: 130 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2007

Panopto has been awarded:

Best Small Workplaces 2017 (ranked 10)


Smith Tower

Perks and Programs

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

  • Slack Channels: Given the multiple offices and people working from home offices, we use slack channels to keep people connected. These include work-related topics such as marketing or system status updates as well as groups sharing pet photos, prom pictures and local events. Recently we also had a naming contest for our expanded conference rooms, contests for vending machine recipes and other group affiliations.
  • Demo Friday: Each Friday the development team assembles to demonstrate the features and back end innovations they have created during the week. This is a highlight and capstone event for the office and attended by the CEO and other leaders.
  • Learning: We provide free and unrestricted access to thousands of online learning content hours as well as our own internally-developed video content. Three new cohort-based training curricula custom-developed: Project Management, Customer Service & New Leaders that blend online learning, team assignments and individual on-the-job practice.
  • Personal Use of Panopto: Each employee at Panopto is able to have a personal site to use for their own purposes. This not only gets us using the platform, it helps in our personal lives. One employee uses it to support his personal karate teaching efforts.
  • Total Rewards Portfolio: We have made and continue to make adjustments to our total rewards offerings in line with a philosophy to tie rewards to the relevant motivations for our roles. This includes cash and non-cash incentives tied to metrics, performance goals and a blend of short-term and long-term incentives.
  • Work space: Our physical offices are a huge indication of our company culture and what we value. In Seattle you will see informal spaces, quiet spaces, free fresh fruit from Pike Market, up-to-date equipment and some remnants of a scrappy start-up all within two floors of historic Smith Tower. In Pittsburgh we have moved into new spaces in an industrial/commercial area with accessible bike paths, river walks and free ice cream sandwiches. Oh, and you’ll see dogs of all shapes and sizes.
  • Parental Leave & Vacation: We recently expanded our vacation and sick leave policy to provide more weeks to start (about 5 plus holidays) and tenure-based additions including a sabbatical amount at year 10. In addition, we have a paid parental leave policy for both mothers and fathers with options for flexible return-to-work arrangements.
  • Leadership Awards: Panopto doesn’t just have leadership principles in the employee handbook - they live in our culture. One example is the quarterly leadership awards (3) given at our company town halls. These are coveted awards given to those individuals who really stood out in the focus on customers, innovation and ownership.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

50% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 4% of salary100% Company-paid health coverage for employees
100% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 100% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
Development Team

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

28 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 14 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
5 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 6 weeks Paid sabbatical after 10 year(s) of employment
28 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment 14 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (100% use it)
  • Telecommute option (75% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (55% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Employees in our offices receive free snacks, beverages (including cold brew coffee on tap and beer after hours), fitness classes, gym, game room, rooftop/outdoor space, free parking (one location only), office events, group outings, team lunches, flu shots, bike storage and ice cream.)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 60 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 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
20 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)
*Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

  • Childcare reimbursement during business travel
  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

6 hours Paid time off to volunteer Office Coordinator Leads environmental impact team
1 LEED certified building(s) Yes Sustainable commuting program
Yes Renewable energy program Yes Recycling program
Yes Locally-sourced food program

Diversity

  • Vice President of Employee Experience oversees diversity and inclusion practices
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Speakers of English as a second language

Workforce Diversity

 
One of Three Tables

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
Pittsburgh

How to Get Hired

We asked Panopto 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?

 Growth-oriented and not thinking only about the current role but also where it could lead. Customer-obsessed in their approach to the work, interactions and innovations. Ok with fast pace and changing requirements when it makes sense. Up to facing unknown challenges and willing to dive in to tackle them. Wants to work with a team and collaborate vs. being "right." Flexible, adaptable and constant learner - fascinated with a challenge. Wicked smart and humble about it. 

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Does their research - understands what our product does and how it is used by our customers. Forward-thinking - brings genuine interest on making things better. Asks thoughtful questions they couldn’t find answers to themselves. Able to articulate how working at Panopto fits their career goals.  

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

Our hiring plans are centered around what will help drive the growth and expansion of our customer base: software engineers and related roles in development - building out a balanced team of those with deep expertise and others with the aptitude to go far. Customer support engineers that understand how to solve technical issues with audiences of varying technical capability. Marketing talent spanning customer advocacy all the way to technical product  analyst briefings.   

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

Visit our website and careers page Apply online to a specific position or general application Check out our reviews on glassdoor (they're real)

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