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Garena Online CEO Forrest Li
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "It's great but not ok"

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    Current Employee - Audit Senior Associate in Egypt, Marshall, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Garena Online full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Learning & training Curve all mathematics Superb

    Cons

    Nothing much to see

    Garena Online2019-02-15
  2. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Garena Online full-time

    Pros

    Free foods and snacks Nice atmosphere and co-workers

    Cons

    Sometimes work load is not balanced.

    Garena Online2018-08-31
  3. Helpful (14)

    "Awful worklife balance"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Garena Online for more than a year

    Pros

    - fun place to play games, sure.

    Cons

    - no lifers - only recommedn if you're single - not worth because low pay and long working hours - unreasonable eexpectations - staffs can be snobbish - product managers set too high and UNREASONABLE expectations - staffs are overworked - works 24 hours (9am-9am) and get paid dog food - no Overtime pay - not worht at all

    Advice to Management

    Your staffs are snobbish. Teamleads act like they are 'superiors'. Put them down tell htem to be in the employees level and teach them how to be compassionate.

    Garena Online2018-05-29
  4. Helpful (8)

    "Workaholic Culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Garena Online

    Pros

    - Good tech salary in Southeast Asia - Interesting products - A lot of in-house perks - Amazing office

    Cons

    - No exit interview (feedback is not important) - Harsh culture - Employee welfare is slightly overlooked

    Garena Online2017-08-06
  5. "Game Operations Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Garena Online full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment. Great people.

    Cons

    Low salary. Can be difficult to grow within the company if you don't know English.

    Advice to Management

    Give more compensation to veteran employees

    Garena Online2017-06-23
  6. Helpful (4)

    "Accounting"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Garena Online

      Pros

      Good pay for the job

      Cons

      No benefited for part time

      Advice to Management

      Treat employees like people

      Garena Online2016-10-26
    • Helpful (16)

      "Associate"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Garena Online

      Pros

      competitive salary, fast growing, learn more think more

      Cons

      Stress overload unbalance life

      Garena Online2015-08-01
    • "Operations life is tough"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Garena Online full-time

        Pros

        Good working environment, people are friendly, everyone can sit down and play together

        Cons

        No work-life balance (depends on what project you are on also). And the progression is not promising.

        Garena Online2019-05-17
      • "Business Data Analyst"

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        Current Employee - Business Data Analyst in Ho Chi Minh City
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Garena Online full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        - Sociable environment - Unranked position -> only supervisor

        Cons

        - No info about the vision, objective of the company - The top manager does not care about employee problem even it was raised - Easy to be cut-off

        Garena Online2019-05-11
      • "Nothing"

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        Current Employee - Regional Operations Associate in Singapore
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Garena Online full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        There are plenty of employee benefits

        Cons

        It is a pretty high stress environment

        Garena Online2019-04-26
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