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Not the same old Square Enix

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Square Enix full-time (less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

The company has changed quite a bit from what I have heard. Used to be only a publishing arm for Japan but now the group is creating and publishing their own products in the digital space. Huge growth in the past couple of months.

Cons

A ton of meetings. Sometimes it feels like very little is accomplished in the meetings as many are update meetings and not very action oriented.

Advice to Management

Allow people to continue to grow creatively. Encourage learning. Continue the team building events, and continue to give employees input to the games you are creating. Empower employees to succeed.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    fun workplace but the company does not value your worth correctly

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant

    I have been working at Square Enix full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    PTO, lenient on the work clothes, open environment

    Cons

    low pay, overloaded work for one person, the hiring process for an open position fills up slow

    Advice to Management

    increase pay

  2. Helpful (1)

    Hard work, good times, and a rewarding experience, overall!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Square Enix

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent collegial atmosphere that encourages strong camaraderie and teamwork. Most everyone has passion for the products we sell, and its shown in the high level of professionalism and dedication to whatever role an employee has.

    Cons

    Nothing beyond what is typically found in the industry - long hours and lower-than-average pay compared to other industries, but this is a small price to pay to be doing something you love!

    Advice to Management

    Remember those that kept the ship upright during tougher times and try to reward and recognize their efforts while keeping a forward-looking mentality.

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