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Updated Sept 28, 2023

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  • "Nice people to work with(in 144 reviews)
  • "Nothing much great to mention here apart from free food and few free biscuits in pantry.(in 137 reviews)
  • "Good Work life balance and people policy(in 121 reviews)
  • "Lots to do and good culture(in 97 reviews)
  • "Good benefits including some paid lunches each week and you cant forget the In(in 85 reviews)
  • "1. Salary is low for fresh graduate (I heard that the salary of mid(in 192 reviews)
  • "low TC very top down bad management(in 130 reviews)
  • "Sometimes managers have no technical knowledge or hands on experience making technical decisions and those projects are promised to fail or become a nightmare.(in 102 reviews)
  • "Low pay and con package(in 62 reviews)
  • "Lack of leadership and lot of business mistake trial and costly errors.(in 33 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Aug 22, 2020
      Software Engineer
      Former Employee, more than 3 years
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook


      - Lots of opportunities to grow. - Great experience in a very diverse and international environment. - Not really difficult to move within the group company so you can diversify your experience into different industries (such as Fintech, mobile, e-commerce etc.) and functions.


      - Salaries aren't too bad but could be improved a bit compared to other companies. - Your experience may vary and depend upon the team you join, ranging from amazing to bad. This is a usual problem with any company this big and diversified, so not exactly a Rakuten specific one.

      1. 4.0
        May 11, 2019
        Software Engineer
        Current Employee, more than 3 years
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        1. no need to know japanese 2. Free breakfast, lunch, dinner. 3. evaluation 2 times a year. It is responsible for both raise & bonus.


        1. the salary is lower compared to what other industries pay in the market.

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