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Found 2,171 of over 2K reviews
3.6
72% Recommend to a Friend
Rakuten Chairman and CEO Hiroshi Mikitani
85% Approve of CEO

Found 2,086 of over 2K reviews

3.6
72%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
Rakuten Chairman and CEO Hiroshi Mikitani
Hiroshi Mikitani
571 Ratings
Pros
  • "There is enough work- life balance(in 129 reviews)

  • "Good people, nice office, free lunch(in 186 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Can't say it has good work-life balance(in 59 reviews)

  • "Relatively low salary for an IT company(in 50 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years
      Featured Review

      Great Company

      19 May 2022 - Member Service Representative in Beloit, WI
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Amazing Benefits, Great People, Fun Company

      Cons

      Not a lot of room to move up.

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      2 people found this review helpful
    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent Company to work with.

      26 Nov 2022 - Linux Administrator in Bangalore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      They treat their employees very well and always asks feedback. Both hr and managers connect with you always and you are free to share the feedbacks about anything to hr . More work life balance than any other IT firm out there.

      Cons

      Night Shifts are not that great.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company to work with

      24 Nov 2022 - Senior Specialist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      First company to have Open RAN and fully cloud native architechture

      Cons

      Nothing to share in this respect.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      18 Nov 2022 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good company in indore m. P

      Cons

      No any cons of the company

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      16 Nov 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice work environment Good growth

      Cons

      No cons as of now

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work life balance and employee friendly

      14 Nov 2022 - Senior Software Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Well planned product development. Employee friendly

      Cons

      Work with Japan team is sometimes difficult. Depends on the team you work with.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

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      11 Nov 2022 - Data Engineer II in Bangalore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Bottoms up approach, values juniors, freshers suggestion is taken into consideration

      Cons

      Low salary, tedious working hours, overloaded with work

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good but not better

      10 Nov 2022 - System Engineer in Bangalore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good Work Life Balance, Yearly Hike is double digit. Good quality of Breakfast,lunch, dinner.

      Cons

      Internal Job Transfer is not supportive by HR

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Very good ethical company

      4 Nov 2022 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Knowledge sharing Open source contributing

      Cons

      No cons from here as I see

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Work life Balance and Good working environment to explore yourself.

      1 Nov 2022 - Member Of Technical Staff 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work life balance. Good work Culture.

      Cons

      No!!!as of now I'm not saying any cons.

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