Shopify Overview

  • www.shopify.com
  • Ottawa, Canada
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 2006
  • Company - Public (SHOP)
  • Internet
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

Shopify is a platform built for independent business owners of all shapes and sizes to start, sell, market and manage their businesses online, in-store, and everywhere between. With a comprehensive set of industry-leading tools, Shopify has helped over 1.7 million people in 175 ...
Mission: Make Commerce Better For Everyone.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019(#6), 2018(#3), 2017(#1)

Top CEOs: 2017(#14)

Company Updates

March 20, 2020
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Business owners like you are the heart of Shopify, and we will do everything in our power to support you. We understand that the road ahead may be stressful for you, your loved ones, your employees, and your business. We’re here with you 💚 We’re rolling out a set of product updates and resources to help you respond to this crisis. These Shopify updates include: 💳 Customer gift cards available to merchants on all Shopify plans 🚙 New local pickup/delivery options through Shopify POS 🆓 Extended 90-day free trial for all new sign-ups
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Shopify COVID-19 Response
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March 11, 2020
Gladly accepting the top spot in retail and 7th of the #FCMostInnovative on behalf of more than a million independent businesses. Thanks for the love Fast Company 🙌.
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How Shopify is leading the online resistance to Amazon
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Shopify Reviews

4.2
80%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
Approve of CEO
Tobias Lütke
Tobias Lütke
589 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Respectable company with lots of hear"

Jun 10, 2021 - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Great work-life balance, sometimes it feels like the priority is actually your own well-being!

Cons

The pros may not apply to all teams across the company

Advice to Management

Keep prioritizing your employees and good work will follow
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Diversity & Inclusion at Shopify

4.1
(214 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Shopify?

...Lots of freedom, lots of perks, lots of opportunities, great variety of people, very conscious of diversity and inclusion, great culture...Read More

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Shopify Interviews

Experience
Positive53%
Negative27%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online74%
Employee Referral13%
Recruiter7%
Difficulty
2.8
Average
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  1. Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Netherlands
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Shopify (Netherlands)

    Interview

    Started out great but became drawn out, disorganized and rude.

    Whole process started great, the life story portion was a fun 2 way conversation, then moved to 3 technical/experience interviews over a span of a month and a half. None of the people I interviewed with were able to tell me what the next steps would be, when they would were looking to fill the posting by and that I would have to reach out to the first person I interviewed with for that info (HR).

    When asking about the culture I got the same canned response from each person "its just amazing!". When I asked for more details they just kept saying “it’s just amazing and such a people first business” - “its just amazing".

    During the whole process I was consistently told what I am a perfect fit for the role, the top candidate and how much they think I would fit in and be a great addition.

    After the "final" interview I was told to reach out to HR if I had any questions but should hear very back soon - great right….?

    As the weeks went by I never heard back from Shopify and each of the 4 follow up emails I sent (for any updates) over the last 2 months went unanswered and ignored - I was ghosted which considering the fact that I took the time to meet with Shopify on multiple occasions over the span of a month an a half it is incredibly rude, inconsiderate and unprofessional to ghost a job candidates. I can also understand that the first follow up email might get ‘lost’ or the person forgot to write back, but not responding to 4 emails is just willful and it’s obvious you’re just ignoring the person, which again is unprofessional and rude and speaks a lot to your “people first approach” - no matter how “busy” you are it doesn’t take much to send out a one liner acknowledgement with anything like “we’re still in the process”, “thanks for following-up but we don’t have any answers yet”…..anything is better than simply ignoring people - it’s rude and unprofessional.

    On that note we all know that not everyone who shows up for an interview is going to get the job but when people take the time out of their busy days to prep and show up for multiple interviews the least you can do is send a templated "thanks but no thanks" rejection letter as a common courtesy.

    But I guess none of that matters to the people working there, because "it's just amazing"
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Shopify Awards & Accolades

  • The World's 50 Most Innovative CompaniesFast Company2019
  • Linkedin Top Companies 2018Linkedin2018
  • 2018 Employer Excellence Award - Hire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO) & The Employer Council of ChampionsHire Immigrants Ottawa (HIO)2018
  • Top 10 most attractive companies for tech workersHired2017
  • Top Canadian Company AwardG2 Crowd2018

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Shopify FAQ

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Does Shopify offer relocation assistance?

...Benefits package is amazing especially the lifestyle perk...

May 16, 2021

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