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Gojek Reviews

Updated 19 Nov 2019

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4.0
81%
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93%
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Gojek CEO Nadiem Makarim (no image)
Nadiem Makarim
72 Ratings
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  1. Helpful (8)

    "Awesome place to work in"

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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Gojek

    Pros

    Fast paced environment matched with really intelligent people

    Cons

    Some take the lax culture and turn it into inefficiency

    Gojek2018-09-18
  2. "A great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Company is engineering focused. Strong learning! * Loads of opportunity to travel to Indonesia/ Singapore * Learning: Company allocates a handsome per employee budget for learning!

    Cons

    * Its difficult to assess the impact of the work that you do since the company's product is not in India

    Gojek2019-11-16
  3. "Brilliant culture, Talented employees"

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gojek full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    tl;dr - Gojek has the kind of work and workplace that makes me excited to get up in the morning and get to work. - The teams are highly talented and motivated and great at what they do - The mindset is very product & impact driven, which is very motivating - There are full stack teams that comprise of folks from different functions embedded into a tightly-knit product unit - Flat hierarchy - Lots of... opportunity for learning (both intra-functional and cross-functional) - Evangelism and self-development is encouraged

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    Cons

    - Somewhat obsolete review system, although it is currently in the process of being reformed. - Somewhat irregular and inconsistent salary updates & increments despite offering competitive salaries at the time of joining - Engineering usually given higher priority over other functions in tech

    Gojek2019-11-14
  4. "Startup chaos meets enterprise processes"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gojek full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Got to work with some amazing people

    Cons

    * Lots of red tape and often unnecessary process * Feedback often ignored * Unclear career progression/few options * Very chaotic, lots of wasted effort * Company seems very in love with itself, which is not conducive to actually learning and growing

    Advice to Management

    Make sure your principles are applied consistently across teams and locations.

    Gojek2019-11-20
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great pay & benefits, neat tech stack and a SUPERAPP"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gojek full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great pay & benefits - opportunities to travel to Jakarta & other markets - Solid & passionate engineers - Is a market leader and expanding into newer products, could be Indonesia's WeChat - Engagement initiatives, cafeteria facilities are amazing - Is decently funded for few more years

    Cons

    - Thoughtworks cartel continue to exist - People management function is really weak - Not enough focus on sustainability in whatever they do - Personal relationships still drive a lot of decisions - Rampant hiring with sub-optimal deployment of talent - Growth at mid-management levels, to a great extent, is dependent on whims of certain key people

    Gojek2019-11-13
  6. "Very good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gojek full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Challenging environment Something new to work on every now and then

    Cons

    Should be able to manage the workload

    Gojek2019-10-29
  7. "Good"

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    Product Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gojek

    Pros

    Work culture, timings, salary, tech stack

    Cons

    Did not find anything bad

    Gojek2019-10-27
  8. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Gojek full-time

    Pros

    Good culture for a tech company

    Cons

    Fast working phase, need more clear guidance from top level

    Gojek2019-10-26
  9. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gojek full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Complex problems to solve. Huge scale.

    Cons

    The company is so big. Sometime it is slow to communicate across different teams.

    Gojek2019-10-18
  10. "Work closely with traders, approach new traders and maintain good relations between GO-JEK and traders."

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    Former Employee - Merchant Acquisition Executive Jombang in Kediri, East Java
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Gojek full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good work culture and salary

    Cons

    easy to make employees to resign suddenly

    Advice to Management

    respect employees

    Gojek2019-10-13
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