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Updated 26 Dec 2019

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  1. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - work life balance - Salaries

    Cons

    - internal governance - Strategy & vision - Politics

    Schibsted2019-12-26
  2. "Really nice people, rather boring projects"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Gdańsk
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Schibsted full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - work culture - people - work/life balance - equipment - bonuses

    Cons

    - simple CRUD projects - only annual salary review

    Schibsted2019-11-21
  3. "Best company to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Schibsted full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great culture - Great people - Good level of technology - Flexibility - Work/Life balance - Good salaries - Flexy salary - Snacks and drinks - Self development budget

    Cons

    - Sometimes things are moving too slow.

    Schibsted2019-06-08
  4. Helpful (9)

    "Once a technology company"

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    Current Employee - Director in Stockholm, Stockholm
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary. Great people. Good work-life balance Good career opportunities, since there is so many people leaving....

    Cons

    People is leaving the company at light speed. It is sad to see so many talented colleagues leaving the company In the past few years it has been going through several reorganizations, including a strong change of direction lately. From having a great focus on becoming the biggest technology company in Europe, to being a purely business driven company, with low focus, and low interest on CREATING technology.

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    Schibsted2018-09-25
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company and culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart colleagues, friendly people, great offices and work environment, work life balance, fun environment

    Cons

    Has undergone some change and needs to ensure it doesn’t lose its culture and purpose

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    Schibsted2018-03-15
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Better than the average"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work/life balance Nice people, overall Good salaries Nice perks

    Cons

    "Public administration worker" mindset from a lot of people Management don't understand that technical people are really valuable No software craftmanship culture from the majority of people Too many management layers

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    Schibsted2017-12-16
  7. "Software developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schibsted full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Salaries are a little higher that competition - Work-life balance

    Cons

    - Lot of "Brilliant Jerks" Very technical developers with NONE social skills - Barcelona office is crowded, too much noise. The company promised to move at the end of 2017 but still waiting in December 2017 (the new office is now only a hole in the ground) - Management not focus on vision or context - Promotions are unfair. Trying to copy Google but failing because lack of feedback

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    Schibsted2017-12-08
  8. "Ok company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kraków
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    - some good projects - work-life balance - competitive pay - good atmosphere - integration events

    Cons

    - constant company reorganizations lead to low morale - employee outflow - no possibility for career

    Schibsted2017-10-24
  9. Helpful (6)

    "What more could you want?"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schibsted full-time

    Pros

    Scala, devops (automate all the things!), good processes, sensible people, work-life balance, good hiring bar despite high growth rate

    Cons

    Temporary office space is getting rather full but we'll soon be expanding into a new, better office

    Schibsted2016-04-23
  10. Helpful (3)

    "Fast company, interesting work"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Barcelona
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - salaries are very high - Barcelona! - culture - work/life balance - benefits (kitchen, social areas, stocks, massages, friday events)

    Cons

    - the trainee program is stupid

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    Schibsted2016-03-19

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