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Updated November 12, 2018
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Pros
  • "GoPro sets the standard for work/life balance" (in 28 reviews)

  • "Great culture, fun environment and great people" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (10)

    "Great coworkers, changing environment & hopeful!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GoPro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong work/life balance, incredible benefits, able to take ownership on projects, smart and humble coworkers that are genuinely passionate about the product and people they work with. Given all of the changes in the last two years, its encouraging to see that leadership is finally seeing the changes it needs to make. It's not something that will happen overnight but at least it's happening.

    Cons

    Communication is sometimes lacking but this is common across every single company.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Passioniate"

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

    I have been working at GoPro full-time

    Pros

    High energy atmosphere, passionate employees who live and exude the brand, great perks and caring leaders.

    Cons

    Fast-paced environment that can be consuming

  3. "Dev"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer
    Current Employee - Software Developer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at GoPro full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    M&M's, snacks, parking, desk and etc.

    Cons

    never meeting earnings, don't know have defined goals


  4. "Lack of internal communication"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GoPro (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Good employee benefits

    Cons

    Communication between employees is through email which can get hectic


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good perks - improvement on management needed"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Mateo, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at GoPro full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    company provides lots of snacks and beverages plus extra 2 hours weekly to do anything you want during lunch time.

    Cons

    this company is very "whom you know but not what you know"

    Advice to Management

    hire more random talent instead of bringing in brother/sister


  6. "Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GoPro full-time

    Pros

    Work Life Balance is good.

    Cons

    Salary is not that attacking compared to FLAG.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GoPro full-time

    Pros

    At the time, GoPro was a wonderful company to work for. Very driven. Very hungry. Lots and lots of great people that made the culture fun & the work rewarding.

    Cons

    Sales leadership was a frat house.

  8. Helpful (15)

    "All the good people have left"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at GoPro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There were some true superstars at GoPro. They are all gone now. It is safe to say that anyone who could find a new job, did. What remains now are mediocre yes-men who are running the company into a ditch.

    Cons

    Men only get promoted. There are so many incompetent men with the title of Vice President while the women doing all the work are directors. GoPro would be a valuable, innovative company today if women were in the driver's seat. But the misogynists, the ignorant, and the bros are in control on every team. Women are nowhere to be found.

    Advice to Management

    Stop taking away benefits from your employees while publicly stating that you're trying to retain them.

    Promote women. No really, promote women.

    GoPro Response

    Aug 3, 2018

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are very sorry to read that you are feeling this way. We have adressed some of your concerns below but please, always feel free to reach out... More


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. Engineer Interview"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GoPro full-time

    Pros

    - Fast process
    - Relevant Questions
    - Transparent about future growth

    Cons

    I did not find anything negative in the process


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GoPro full-time

    Pros

    It has a super fun culture with many people that were genuinely happy to be there.

    Cons

    Has some room to grow on some of the fundamentals

    Advice to Management

    n/a


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