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Globo.com Reviews

Updated October 13, 2017
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Pros
  • Open Source (Company heavily creates and contributes to (in 6 reviews)

  • Great environment to work and learn (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • very difficult to implement career plan (in 4 reviews)

  • There are a lot of internal politics that is not clear what is happen beyond development (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time

    Pros

    A nice and challenging environment, with lot's of different projects to work.

    Cons

    Sometimes the politics get in the way of development.


  2. "To Learn"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work place, flexible schedules, incentive to learn with courses and events paid by the company, profit sharing, focus on diverse people environment, freedom on team management.

    Cons

    There are a lot of internal politics that is not clear what is happen beyond development.

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking for your guys

  3. "Awesome tech company too much hierarchy"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    globo.com is an awesome company to work in the latest technologies

    - Huge number of DAU
    - Great products to work with
    - Usage of the most updated technologies

    Cons

    - Too much hierarchy
    - No AGILE at all, it is more like a software house company
    - The company is too much segmented, you don't have any kind of relation with the marketing team for instance
    - Product Owners act like they are managers and not part of the team

    Advice to Management

    Less hierarchy and more independent teams based on the products, let people own and feel that the product is actually theirs, that will make them work with love and based on data it will make the company be even better


  4. "Big Challenges"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ios Mobile Developer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Ios Mobile Developer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Unusual, but greats jobs to do

    Cons

    complex internal politics, but it does get in the way

    Advice to Management

    be prepared


  5. "Great place to learn and grow"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Globo.com full-time

    Pros

    Work with great professionals;
    Big Investment in training and conferences;
    Up to date in market and industry trends;
    Good salaries;

    Cons

    Big corporation politics can be a drawback for those not willing to cope with that.


  6. "Good culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Globo.com full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Freedom, good culture, career improvement

    Cons

    Sometimes looks like a non-profitable company


  7. "Best place I've ever worked"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time

    Pros

    Bright people, colaboration, open source, technology, great office.

    Cons

    Not that much transparency from C-level.

  8. "Area Infra"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Devops in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Devops in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot people Smart
    Have many benefits

    Cons

    Promotion is hard
    Environment have many noise

    Advice to Management

    Manager is not good
    People who are more specialist than manager


  9. "Good people, old way of thinking products"

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    Current Employee - Process Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Process Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learning from your coleagues.
    All the benefits the Company gives.
    Being aware of the lastest technologys. People are not explored.

    Cons

    The CEO micro manages everything that it's done. And people are more worried on pleasing him, than the clients and users.
    Data driven is only a speech, until now.
    It's not a truly agile Company, A/B tests are barely done.

    Advice to Management

    Bem agile, really agile


  10. "Amazing people"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Globo.com full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment. Talented, nice people. Freedom to innovate and experiment. Encouraged to make it work or fail fast. Competitive salary and benefits. No dress code, allowed to wear T's, shorts and sandals.

    Cons

    Communication between stakeholders and management doesn't flow very well and sometimes generates software that does not meet all business requirements.

    Advice to Management

    Management could be renovated, recycled and reduced.


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