Compare Palantir Technologies vs Stripe BETA

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Palantir Technologies

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Stripe

Employee Ratings

  • Stripe scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 330 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 115 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.0
Stripe employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.5
Stripe employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.4
Stripe employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.9
Stripe employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
4.1
Stripe employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Palantir Technologies Ceo Alex Karp
83%
83%Alex Karp
CEO Approval
Stripe Ceo Patrick Collison
93%
93%Patrick Collison
Stripe employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Stripe employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
66%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Stripe employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than Palantir Technologies employees rated theirs.

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Palantir Technologies.
  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Stripe.
  • Palantir Technologies had 51 more reviews than Stripe that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
  • Palantir Technologies had 19 more reviews than Stripe that mentioned "Growing pains" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 34 reviews)
"Silicon valley"(in 18 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 6 reviews)
"Lots of autonomy"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 69 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 18 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

I have been working at Palantir Technologies

Pros

One of the main reasons many folks, including myself, continue to work at Palantir is due to the impact that we can have on incredibly challenges problems spaces. If you spend 5 minutes with anyone... here, you'll realize that the problems we're attempting to work on are important at a categorically different scale (in terms of importance and impact) when compared to other places I've worked.

Cons

Since the environment is so unique and empowering, it can be frustrating when you encounter bureaucrats and other low-vision counterparts on your respective deployments. That may sound like a... high-ego answer, but it really can be tiring switching between different environments and having to fight red tape on a regular basis.

Advice to Management

Continue to provide transparent information about the history and growth of the company; Continue to encourage Palantirians to contribute on both BD and Internal development projects; Keep pushing... the BD team to work at a fast pace and never accept the status quo

Former Employee - Operations Specialist

I worked at Stripe full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

* Stripe hires great people and you will love your co-workers * Benefits are great, even with pay and stock options not being what they used to be. Especially good for parents or expectant parents.... * Great food in their really swanky office(s) * Flexibility for working from home regularly * Lots of self-taught learning opportunities, you'll definitely take on new skill sets

Cons

* No recourse for outright toxic management, to say nothing about mediocre or bad management * No feedback culture, very low scores on employee surveys each year. Umbrella reminders for employees to... give each other feedback regularly but no enforcement for management to provide feedback to their reports. * Job expectations are extremely vague and seem to be left that way on purpose * Appear to be doing broad layoffs in preparation for IPO and likely to be able to hire in lower-pay employees, so make sure compensation seems worth it if you are given an offer * Removed unlimited vacation * Expectation that you self-teach skills not listed in your hiring responsibilities in order to "level up," minimal to no training offerings in those areas. Exceptions for technical/programming skills - skills like project management etc. are expected to be self-taught with absolutely zero guidance. * Basically no upward mobility, though parallel mobility is accessible to some. * Work/Life balance is only achievable if you are okay with mediocre performance reviews and the consequences thereof. Unspoken requirement to run yourself ragged if you want to get good performance reviews, though also apparently no actual way/route to ever meet standards for highest "levels" of performance. Top performers seem to burn out and need to take medical leave after a couple of years, for which they're often penalized, yet never meet highest performance levels according to performance reviews.

Advice to Management

Provide an anonymous/safe way to report toxic management and follow up on reports. Even without personal experience, reports of toxic management came from multiple teams about multiple managers, with... the certainty they would never be removed.

Job Postings

Palantir Technologies has 62 more recently posted open jobs than Stripe.