NHN Reviews

Updated October 21, 2014
Updated October 21, 2014
19 Reviews
3.5
19 Reviews
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  1.  

    Amazing company I see them going far

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NHN (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Creative environment with Innovation always seeking new ways
    Great people
    Get experience

    Cons

    Lower salary than some competitors

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Web programmer

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at NHN full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    High salary, high work/life balance

    Cons

    Poor technical skills of emplyoees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Open and friendly environment

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at NHN full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Encouraged to do extensive code review, and follow scrum methodology. Can grow rather quickly as there are a lot of smart people who are interested in open source.

    Cons

    Salary not as high as expected. One of the leading companies in IT could be more generous towards developers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    was good company to work, not so good now

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    Former Employee - Contents Planner in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Contents Planner in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at NHN full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good facility, not bad salary,

    Cons

    forcing employs to work late, wages have been frozen for several years. young emplyees are leaving the company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    software engineer

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seongnam (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Seongnam (South Korea)

    I have been working at NHN full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good working environments for the employees,
    excellent engineers and designers

    Cons

    a korean hierarchical work-ethics dominated.
    there can't be no old engineer or designer.
    promote or leave.

    Approves of CEO
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Good facilities but not creative at all

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

    I have been working at NHN full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good environment, nice colleagues. NHN is the largest portal company in Korea.

    Cons

    Enforcing overworking as same as other asian countries, no creative attitude.
    Inner connection with background relations.

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    It's still one of the best IT company in S.Korea.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHN full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Much less restriction than other Korean company.
    Name value but only in Korea.
    Lots of in-company conferences.

    Cons

    Not so strong but they also have negative Korean(or Asian) specific company culture.
    Mysterious promotions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your guys!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company, focused on the next new thing

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    Former Employee - Social Media in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Social Media in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at NHN as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very innovative, forward thinking company
    Focused on employee satisfaction and "fun" levels
    Best technology co. in South Korea when I left

    Cons

    The korean working culture is still there, which might not be for everyone.
    Work-life balance is hard to manage sometimes, as they expect you "on-call" at all hours of the day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Relax the environment, let employees work from home

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Nice Company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at NHN full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good career environment, good salary, good bonus

    Cons

    no more passion, no more active employee

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need more passionate people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    NHN is good company, best position in market, but not market leader

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NHN full-time

    Pros

    Strong Market Power, Rich resource, Line as global platform

    Cons

    NHN is fast follower not market leader even though it's best in market

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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