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Updated 22 Mar 2021

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Jennifer Witz
36 Ratings
Pros
  • "Lots of focus on work/life balance(in 96 reviews)

  • "it had great culture and people(in 44 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "company culture took 180-turn after changes to E-team(in 8 reviews)

  • "No one even knows Pandora has on-demand after 3 years(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      22 Mar 2021 - Account Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -great company culture, expanding, merging with other companies -tons of resources & processes -good management & networking

      Cons

      -can feel very corporate at times, overwhelmingly big -promotions happen but can take a while

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      I'm sure a lot has changed since then....

      24 Feb 2021 - Anonymous in Oakland, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Can only speak to my time when we were Pandora, and not yet an entity of Sirius XM. Those years, it was great company culture and collaboration between departments. The environment was electric and everyone loved coming to work for such an iconic organization. You literally felt like you were a part of something great. We worked hard and played hard...there were long hours but you legitimately enjoyed every minute of the ride.

      Cons

      Change is expected during an acquisition...but I don't think anyone could have expected such a sweeping blow to crucial internal teams and overall moral. I haven't heard great things about the new regime...which doesn't surprise me. Unfortunately I think so much change (much of which unneccessary) was made that this isn't even the same org I was a part of....

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work, a little stagnant

      22 Jan 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, amazing people. Easy to become stagnant in certain departments

      Cons

      Hard to switch teams at times

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great people, but low salaries and no opportunity for advancement.

      16 Oct 2020 - Software Engineering 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, great culture! People here really are, genuinely nice. They work with you and help you if help is needed. Pandora is trying really hard to innovate. Great work/life balance. Of course there is politicking on the management level, but it is not as visible or as vicious as at some other companies.

      Cons

      The salaries are below average, it is impossible to get a raise, or advance your career. It could be because the turnover here is not huge (it picked up a little when SiriusXM acquired Pandora). It a great place to stay, be a lifer. But if you are looking to advance your career, it will not happen while you are here. It is really the 2-year tenure deal. Get in, get experience, get out.

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      2 people found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work, salary lower than comparable industry roles

      8 Sep 2020 - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, great teammates/co-workers, flexible, great company for a resume

      Cons

      The pay did not seem to be up to par with similar, comparable roles in the industry

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Working at Pandora

      7 Jul 2020 - Senior Support Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it had great culture and people

      Cons

      the company did not have enough money

      2 people found this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Company, Great Culture, Just Nowhere To Go

      10 Feb 2020 - Account Manager in Santa Monica, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Culture, Great People, Cool Office

      Cons

      Due to this office being a satellite office, there isn't much growth. People tend to leave after a couple of years.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Fun Environment, Lack of Leadership

      1 Oct 2019 - Client Services Manager in Oakland, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great coworker, Great location and Great culture

      Cons

      Not so great managers Not so great ELT

      2 people found this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place before SXM

      7 Jun 2019 - Senior Finance Analyst in Idaho Falls, ID
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great culture and work life balance

      Cons

      Recently purchased by SiriusXm which will be a negative in the long run.

      3 people found this review helpful
    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Software Engineer

      4 Oct 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great Culture! The company creates a supportive community for everyone One of the most diverse companies that I've seen Music is present all around and the product is awesome! Pandora has free mini concerts at work and a company wide pandora performs event You have the option to work from home once a week

      Cons

      There is no 401k matching yet

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