At Turo Inc., 91 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 107 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.36. It was published on Dec 13, 2016. 2265 Visitors

What Employees Say

Management hires people who fit in well here.
People care about each other here.
Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.

What They Do

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

Turo is a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace where car owners rent out their personal vehicles to travelers. Car owners are able to turn their depreciating assets into earning engines, and travelers can rent the perfect vehicle for their next adventure.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Other
US Headquarters: San Francisco, California, 94105 US Sites: 5
Major Locations: Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02141; Scottsdale, Arizona, 85251; San Francisco, California, 94105 US Employees: 144
Employees Worldwide: 144 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2009

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Perks and Programs

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

  • Vehicle Purchase Reimbursement: Employees who actively rent their vehicle on Turo are eligible to receive up to a $2,500 cash reimbursement.
  • Turo Credit: Each employee is given $100 of driving credit per month.
  • Turbo Week: Turbo Week is a bi-annual, week long event. Everyone gathers from around the globe and meets at the company's headquarters in SF for a full week of hack projects, team building events, and company updates.
  • Volunteer Time Off: Each employee is given additional paid time off to volunteer in the local community on an individual basis or as a team.
  • Spirit of Adventure Award: The Spirit of Adventure is a monthly peer nominated award. Employees can nominate the individual who they think has done a great job delighting Turo customers, helping co-workers, and embodying our company values. Winners receive a cash award and bottle of champagne.
  • Fully stocked kitchen: Turo maintains a fully stocked kitchen with a little something for everyone, from kombucha to Nutella and everything in between.
  • Weekly Lunch: All employees receive a weekly paid lunch which is eaten together at community tables.
  • Social Events: Turo hosts weekly social events including movie nights, craft nights, and happy hours.
  • Athletic Club: The athletic club is a fun way to get motivated to stay healthy with like-minded co-workers! Currently featuring a weekly running club and pick-up basketball.


100% Company-paid health coverage for employees


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
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31 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
31 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment


  • Flexible schedule
  • Telecommute option
  • Onsite Amenities (Fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, meditation room, view of the SF Museum of Modern Art living wall.)


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


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


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

Community and Environmental Impact

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer


  • General Counsel who oversees diversity and inclusion is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • 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: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Women; Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees; Speakers of English as a second language
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

CS Meeting


Turo cornhole champions

How to Get Hired

We asked Turo Inc. 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 assess candidates against the Turo core values: are they Supportive? Efficient? Pioneering? Down to earth? These four qualities embody the zeitgesit of the company, and are critical to our personal success, our professional success, and the broader team dynamic.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

There's no hack for greatness. We hire good people who do exceptional work. We hire people whom we admire, people who will cultivate, challenge, support, believe in, and fight for the business.

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

We're always on the hunt for extraordinary talent across disciplines — from engineering and data science to customer support and trust and safety, we look to build solid teams with collaborative orientations.

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

Go to for more information.

hiring Outlook

75 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 47% Job Growth
172 Average applicants per opening 10,299 Total job applicants
10% New hires by employee referrals 3% Openings filled by current employees
10 Recent graduates hired
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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