Grab - buckle your seatbelt | Glassdoor
  1. "buckle your seatbelt"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grab full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    If you are a self starter and love to make things happen then you will be happy at Grab. In contrast to many companies of Grab size, it really is still a startup. There is no intransigent bureaucracy, you can make your own "executive" decisions :-) and ask for forgiveness later (if needed). Erroring on the side of action is appreciated here. The target market is different than what most folks are use to in the US....

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    Cons

    Grab processes and corp structure are still evolving and I would say very much work in progress. The rate of this change is probably not for everyone.

    Grab2018-10-03

    Grab Response

    November 29, 2018

    Wow, thank you for the dazzling review! Indeed you have listed some of our top qualities and we appreciate it. Certainly, we practice a lot of autonomy and provide Grabbers with many hands-on experiences. As Grab is expanding so rapidly, certain systems and structure may have to be ...

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "SWE"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grab full-time

    Pros

    Great future and Helpful colleagues.

    Cons

    Have time difference with HQ.

    Grab2018-11-11

    Grab Response

    November 29, 2018

    Hi there, thank you for leaving a review. We are very excited about the growth opportunities and future here at Grab too! Company growth and progression is important to us and cultivating an environment where that is possible is imperative to any organisation. Having helpful colleagues ...

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  2. Helpful (23)

    "Growing Pains but rewarding"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Lead in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grab full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Potential valuable stock awards 2. Leader in the ride hailing industry in South East Asia. And other growing areas in addition to ride hailing like Food, Express Delivery, Groceries and many more to come. 3. Unicorn startup with a huge market shares. 4. Work that I am doing is directly impacting our customers. 5. Above average base pay for the area. 6. Work-time is flexible, more task driven. 7. Despite being...

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    Cons

    1. Some projects are cross-sites (although not common) and those requires collaboration across time-zones. 2. Company grew too fast, getting things to market fast is important to grab market shares. Thereby accumulating tech debts. 3. Moving from startup to established company often require some amount of process. Need to define those process.

    Advice to Management

    1. Limit the amount of projects that is cross R&D centers.

    Grab2018-10-04

    Grab Response

    December 3, 2018

    Hey there, thank you for the 5-star rating and review. We really appreciate that you took the time and listed out what you feel are our top qualities. At Grab, we want to impact and improve the lives of our users across Southeast Asia. We understand that timezone differences are ...

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