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Denver Best Places to Work Roadshow | Zillow Group, Denver

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Greg Bland, Vice President Agent Sales, Denver Site Director

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Denver Best Places to Work Roadshow | Zillow Group, Denver

  1. 1. 1  1   Zillow  Group   Denver Greg  Bland  |  VP,  Agent  Sales  &  Site  Director
  2. 2. 2  2   Zillow  Group   Denver Greg  Bland  |  VP,  Agent  Sales  &  Site  Director
  3. 3. 3   What is Zillow Group?   Our  Mission:  Build  the  world’s  largest,  most  trusted  &  vibrant   home-­‐related  marketplace   •  Focus  on  All  Stages  of  the  Home  Lifecycle:  ren;ng,  buying,  selling,   financing  &  home  improvement     •  Zillow  &  Trulia  -­‐  Online  Marke;ng  Solu;ons  for  Real  Estate  Agents    
  4. 4. 4   What is Zillow Group? •  Our  Consumer  Brands     •  Our  Business  Brands    
  5. 5. 5   Cultivation - Zillow Group Denver • February  2011  –  Humble  Beginnings  with  Trulia   • Day  1  -­‐  10  Employees:  Sales,  Customer  Support,  &  HR     • Year  1  –    50  Employees  in  10k  sq.  V  office  –  Centennial     • February  2015  –  Acquisi;on  of  Trulia  by  Zillow     • Forma;on  of  Zillow  Group  –  largest  online  real  estate   portal!     • 150M+  monthly  views  per  month   • Today     • 450+  Employees  in  40k  sq.  V  office  –  Centennial  loca;on   • 20+  Departments     •  Sales  (Premier  Agent,  Rentals,  Builder),  Concierge,  Support,  Web  Developers,   Engineers,  Recrui;ng,  etc    
  6. 6. 6   Greg Bland: From Boring, Stressed Corporate Exec to Culture Czar! • My  Interview  –  WOAH!   • Was  I  Ready?  Making  Right  Move?   • Why  Step  Back  &  Start  Over?  
  7. 7. 7   ‘Secrets’ to Our Success – Live Our Core Values! • Culture  &  VIBE  –  Winning  is  Fun   • Pudng  People  First  –  Z  is  a  Team  Sport     • Results  Driven  –  Move  Fast.  Think  BIG.      
  8. 8. 8   Culture & Vibe ‘Day  in  the  Life’  of  a  Zillow  Group  Employee   • Treadmill  Desks     • Weekly  Yoga  on  Site   • Leaders  side-­‐by-­‐side  (no  offices)     • Catered  Lunches   • Music  on  Floors     • Standing  Desks   • Full  Stocked  kitchen     • Company  Swag   • Monthly  on-­‐site  Happy  Hours   • Top  Performer  Recogni;on   • On-­‐Site  Game  Room     • 3  espresso  machines  
  9. 9. 9   Culture & Vibe Winning  is  FUN!    
  10. 10. 10   Culture & Vibe Community  Involvement  –  2015-­‐16   •  Food  Bank  of  the  Rockies   •  Book  Driver  –  Local  Schools  &  Shelters   •  March  of  Dimes  –  Mudd  Volleyball   •   Tough  Mudder  
  11. 11. 11   Putting People First Benefits     • Full  Health,  Dental,  Vision  for  employee  &  family   (including  domesJc  partnerships)   • Paid  Gym  Memberships   • Parental  Leave,  New  Baby  Packages,  etc.   •  16  weeks  for  new  moms   •  8  weeks  for  new  dads   • Commuter  Benefits     • HSA/FSA  Benefits   • Adop;on  Assistance    
  12. 12. 12   Putting People First • Work-­‐Life  Balance     • 9  Paid  Company  Holidays  per  year     • Paid  ;me  off  &  Sick  Leave  earned  every  pay  period     • Office  Hours  –  7:30am-­‐4pm  for  most  employees     • Work  Hard,  Play  Hard!   • Free  Tough  Mudder  Par;cipa;on  &  Hotel  Stay   • All  Company  Holiday  Party  in  Seajle  (HQ)  
  13. 13. 13   Results Driven • Fun  BUT  Highly  Compe;;ve  Environment   •  Consistently  Top  Revenue  Producing  Office  in  Organiza;on   •  1  of  3  Sales  Sites  in  Company  (Seajle,  Irvine,  &  Denver)   • 1%  New  Hire  Acceptance  Rate   •  Harvard  has  a  higher  acceptance  rate  than  Zillow  Group     • Ajri;on  –  2-­‐3%  monthly   •  Includes  Employee  growth/movement  within  organiza;on     • Promo;ng  Current  Employees  Growth  Opportuni;es     •  95%  of  leadership  &  new  growth  is  filled  internally     •  50%  of  hires  are  employee  referrals  
  14. 14. 14  14   Q  &  A    

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