Metromile Honored as a Best Place to Work in 2017

We are excited to share that Metromile is among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the Best Places to Work in 2017!

This is such an honor for us because the award was determined entirely by those that know us best, our employees. To determine the winners of the awards, Glassdoor evaluates all company reviews shared by employees over the past year. We were included as sixth on the list of small and medium-sized companies (less than 1,000 employees) and the only car insurance company represented.

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Metromile rates highly on Glassdoor with 4.7 out of 5 stars from more than 40 reviews. 94 percent of people would recommend working for Metromile, 99 percent have a positive business outlook and 100 percent approve of the CEO, Dan Preston. Some of the reasons why Metromile ranks so highly include smart and motivated colleagues, transparent leadership, unique and groundbreaking products and great benefits. We work hard to not only create fiercely loyal customers, but also fiercely loyal employees. This award is evidence that our efforts are working!

Interested in working for Metromile? Check out our Job Board at www.metromile.com/jobs.

Welcome to Metromile’s New San Francisco Digs

We are finally all settled into our new San Francisco home and ready to show it off. Thanks to our friends at Geremia Design, we were able to transform an empty industrial space into a warm, open office with ample lounge areas and conference rooms. All with a Metromile touch to really make it our own!

New Metromile office
Photo: Cesar Rubio

 

Just like our customers, the majority of the SF Metromilers use public transit to get to work, so it was important to find a location convenient to multiple bus stops and train stations. And of course, it also needed to be easy to bike to. We were able to find a location that satisfied these requirements (bike racks and all!) and had a special surprise: a futuristic-looking facade that changes color at night.

New Metromile office

One of our goals at Metromile is to shake up the age-old insurance industry, so we wanted our interior office decor to reflect just that. This inspired us to include a few nods to old-school automobiles, but with a twist. We have a small antique car with a plant growing in it, a coffee table that doubles as a matchbox car display, a rearview mirror art installation and a conference room table that sits on car pistons.

New Metromile office

We wanted to tip our hat to our friends in the Tempe office, so we installed a large mural of a Route 66-esque road in the southwest. Other murals around the office invoke themes of travel, serving as reminders that Metromile is road trip friendly (our customers aren’t charged for driving over 250 miles each day) and motivation to get out on the open road. In other efforts to unite our fellow co-workers across the country, all of our offices (SF, Tempe and Boston) have conference rooms named after automobile influencers.

New Metromile office

One of the most important parts of the new office is the open kitchen that is large enough for the whole company to assemble in. No matter how big we grow, it’s always important that we can gather in one place to share and celebrate company successes. Or to start a friendly nerf-gun fight. During our office-warming party, it was a great place for guests to mingle with each other, and we expect to see many occasions like this in the future!