Galvanize Reviews

Updated Jan 17, 2021

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115 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great culture, location and team(in 11 reviews)

  • "Galvanize is still a great place to work after all these years(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Growing pains, constant change in directives(in 10 reviews)

  • "Unfortunately, Vancouver-based companies can't pay as much as their counterparts in Seattle or California(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Galvanize full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Growing, challenging, dominating the space

    Cons

    GRC space is not for everyone - lots to learn.

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  2. COVID-19

    "Great leadership, great team, great culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leadership has a very clear mind about future growth and product development. They also care about individuals, make good decisions during pandemics and didn't leave any single one behind. Company culture is great, always help employees to learn and pursue a successful career. They are generous on benefits.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.


  3. "Good Benefits and Pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Development Representative (SDR) in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Galvanize full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good initial training, great benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Some managers could use additional training.

  4. "Good potential, currently a lot of changes"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Galvanize full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - 3 months of great training at the start - working with very smart people and leaders in the industry - beautiful office space - Very interesting product and fairly easy to sell - CEO and SLT are great

    Cons

    - SDR/Marketing side of things are constantly changing... currently no leadership in place as many have left - Base is decent but no one hits quota. - Constant low morale across team - minimal potential for advancement

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  5. "Great culture and career options"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Client Partner in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Galvanize full-time

    Pros

    Culture, internal communications, career options

    Cons

    Strategy changes too often, Training and development

  6. "interesting work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Galvanize full-time

    Pros

    Interesting company, customers, software. Growing quickly, generally good and smart teams to work with. Positive culture and leadership.

    Cons

    Some growth pains come with the growth. Too much politics. Need clearer focus and expectation on people driving results over politics.

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales 

    I have been working at Galvanize full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, competitive pay, good benefits

    Cons

    Growing pains, constant change in directives

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  8. "Avoid if you want any Career Growth"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Galvanize full-time

    Pros

    Great people, cool office space

    Cons

    No career growth or interest in investing in their employees success Unfair pay gap for individuals in the same role

  9. "Transforming our Category"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Galvanize full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Waking up every day to the opportunity to challenge the norm, break all the rules and transform the customer, employee and shareholder experience

    Cons

    Not for everyone. There is no template for what we are trying to do.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Success Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great People there at Galvanize

    Cons

    Not much wrong with the place

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