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Tencent Reviews in Shenzhen, Guangdong

Updated Jun 18, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.9 23 reviews

88% Approve of the CEO

Tencent CEO and Chairman Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng

(17 ratings)

94% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The biggest internet company in China, which can make your resume a little more beautiful(in 6 reviews)

  • Fantastic people, culture, work environment(in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • poor work-life balance, always left work late during weekdays(in 5 reviews)

  • Very big company, not growing that fast now, so opportunity is limited(in 4 reviews)

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    work as a BD in tencent operator operation department

    Business Development (Current Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    Prosverg comfortable office, free tea, beverage and desert.

    Consno management, very hard to work across different departments.

    Advice to Senior Managementrecruit more people

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    Good for new-grad

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    ProsNice working environment, lots of training courses and talks, some of your work will have a real impact, your experience is well accepted by other company when you're hunting for another job.

    ConsMany OT, bureaucracy, salary grows very slow, management is frustrating.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good company with many talented people

    Business Development Manager (Former Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    Prosgood company with many talented people and nice people, many chances to go oversea for field trip. to find out sourcing the local games in to chinese market. very fun and nice experience.

    Conssome unprofessional people. hard time working with chinese. doesn't know about the trend, not sensitive to the datas. but still can lead the market, because of the inner sales in china domain market. salaries aren't that high either for junior level staffs. but which company is not?

    Advice to Senior Managementnot so much to say

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Tencent taking over the world

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    ProsTencent knows how to operate games and make money from them. The upper management knows their stuff and make sure to take on all the other internet companies. They will dominate the social network and games.

    ConsTend to be chinese company culture with lots of "guanxi" and cliques. You have to kiss up to upper management and make friends to survive.

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Full of opportunities ahead, full of dead bodies behind.

    Product Manager (Former Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    Pros1. Easy to explain what you are doing to your friends and family.
    2. Stable income.
    3. Learn the way of how big companies run.

    ConsEasily lost control of yourself.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLess fight, more forwarding.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Game developer-frontend

    Software Developer (Current Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    ProsTeam working, free style, free bus,
    and delicious food

    ConsLots of overwork, low chance to talk to senior manager

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Senior Web Front-End Engineer

    Senior Web Front-End Engineer (Current Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    ProsVery open company's culture, work with lovely and smart guys

    ConsI need more challenge of my work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNope

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    Great company in the IT industry

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    ProsGood salary. Nice environment. Many talented people.

    ConsBig company. Less work/Life balance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more creative.

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    A great company full of talented people

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    Pros1. Work with the expertise of the field in China;
    2. Well paid, bonus is higher than normal IT company;
    3. Nice environment
    4. Well-known in China

    Cons1. Promotion is difficult.
    2. Free supper will make you fat.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company to work

    Senior UI Designer (Current Employee) Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

    ProsDecent salary and great employer benefits. Company cluture is able to make most of the young people feel comfortable. Met some awesome people there.

    Conspoor work-life balance, always left work late during weekdays. Work at weekends were common as well. Can't find good food around, lunch is very difficult.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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