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  1. 1.0
    Current Employee

    I'd like to stay because of the great people, but Coursera doesn't care about people who actually do the work

    Feb 27, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Free food, new 401k has low fees Work From Home Wednesday Amazing individual contributors. They're some of the smartest, most caring people I've ever met. I'll miss them. Helping people change their lives with Coursera


    No 401k match Management is ineffective, doesn't care about employees, unlimited vacation means no vacation if you actually produce results Paid 25% below market Management retaliates against employees, layoffs are chosen for random factors or grudges, promises promotions/raises and then doesn't follow through, high turnover in middle management and individual level due to higher level bullying

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    25 people found this review helpful

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    We're always working to make things better based on feedback from the team. Thank you for writing your review. If you have anything else you'd like to share, please email us at

  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great company

    Jun 14, 2019 - Accountant in Redwood City, CA
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    Great work culture, very open minded Good Benefits Diverse EMployee development programs


    No 401k Match Management could be better - high stress level sometimes

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    Thanks for your feedback! I appreciate your input and am happy to hear that you’re enjoying the culture, diversity, and programs at Coursera. All of your feedback helps to improve the company. I appreciate you taking the time to write this — if you have additional thoughts to share, please email us at

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee

    good work life balance

    Aug 30, 2021 - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
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    good work life balance and good culture


    no 401k match and some politics

    4 people found this review helpful
  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great culture and amazing mission!

    May 7, 2020 - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
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    Great leadership team putting employees and learners first, mission and values, its people, flexible work life balance


    no 401k match, but expected since it's a start-up

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    4 people found this review helpful
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