Betfair
3.2 of 5 82 reviews
www.betfair.com London, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Very good

Senior (Current Employee)

Pros- Fun place
- Fast pace
- Challenging

ConsNo Vision for the company

Advice to Senior ManagementTell ur plans

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    6 people found this helpful  

    Fantastic place to work - about 5 years ago.....

    Programmer Manager (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

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


    Pros: Interesting industry and good technology - some great people Cons: Not recommended for project managers or programme managers. There is no PMO or central resource management - so you are at the mercy of… Advice to Senior Management: Cutting costs is important - but look at some of the big list items ahead of staff… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    4 people found this helpful  

    Great initial idea, but bad management and poor decisions made it not a good place to work

    (Former Employee)

    I worked at Betfair as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Used to have great reputation in the e-gaming industry. The teams are young and enthusiastic. Casual wear is allowed.… Cons: Over-layered managerial structure, where priority is placed on reporting rather than actual delivery. Frequent change of strategy lead to lack of focus. The company did… Advice to Senior Management: Rethink the bureaucratic layered organisational structure, and invest in your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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