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  1. "A challenging and exciting work environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopify full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great deal of responsibility and autonomy Perks, including catered breakfast and lunch

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Shopify2019-12-24
  1. Helpful (2)

    "Challenging but Rewarding"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Expansion Pack in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopify full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company culture, colleagues in SF are wonderful, regular travel opportunities, interesting problems to work on, growth opportunities, great benefits.

    Cons

    Some internal politics and battles for resources (but I've seen much worse). It can be challenging to be a small US office of a large Canadian company but the HQ offices are getting better at remembering about us.

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    Shopify2019-06-14
  2. Helpful (3)

    "The culture is great, the job not so much"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Success Guru in Remote, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopify full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Most of the people in Guruland are amazing. Perks are okay and working from home is amazing.

    Cons

    The job is ultimately a customer service one in which you have to support everything - Paypal, Google Analytics, Amazon...literally all the integrations available, not just the actual platform. Worse though is the difficulty in switching roles - if you're hired as a guru and want to move to a support position, you can pretty much forget it unless you're up for some serious remote networking. Despite claims to the contrary, this company is not a meritocracy.

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    Shopify2019-07-16

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