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Updated February 13, 2019
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Pros
  • "Nice place to learn a lot of things, very good colleagues" (in 15 reviews)

  • "good salary, good learning experience" (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance is bit difficult" (in 53 reviews)

  • "No work-life balance - almost 12-15 hours of work daily plus connecting once you are back home" (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Good culture, amazing work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Developer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ola full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good opportunities to learn
    Excellent software stack

    Cons

    Work is too hectic sometimes


  2. "software development engineer testing 1"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ola full-time

    Pros

    Amazing work culture,
    New technologies to work on
    They want the job done, so not much micromanagement (at least not in my team)

    Cons

    Sometimes, few direct engineering managers try putting the blame on SDETS for anything and everything wrong that happens in production.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage/Appreciate the work of EVERY individual, and take responsibility for Everything, especially if anything bad that happens.

  3. "SDE 2"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ola full-time

    Pros

    Very good and innovative culture. Good and smart people to work

    Cons

    Investment volatility and little unstably


  4. "Good place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ola full-time

    Pros

    Exposure, independence, good market, brandname

    Cons

    More stressful than other startups


  5. "Lots to learn"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ola (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lot of ownership is given regarding the application you develop

    Cons

    Office hours could extend easily


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Planning and organizing events · Good verbal and written communication. · Maintain highest level"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Services in India, MS
    Former Employee - Customer Services in India, MS
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Planning and organizing events
    · Good verbal and written communication.
    · Maintain highest level of confidentiality while handling documents and databases
    · A keen communicator with honed interpersonal, problem solving and analytical abilities.
    · Service Planning, Office administration, maintaining office expenses, preparing customer invoices, logistics, accounts receivables, maintaining employee information, travel arrangements.

    Cons

    no downside to mention on


  7. "Business development"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Business Development in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1, Business development (Senior Executive)

    2,here am handling Inventory management and Accounting process,Communication division, MIS.

    3. my experience is 4 years is eCommerce filed

    Cons

    The best field in ECommerce boz so many enjoyment,no more downstairs here with my knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    The best field.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

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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 Ola full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Experience in OLA comapny

    Cons

    No Cons are there in company


  9. "Good learning experience"

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    Former Employee - SDE1 in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - SDE1 in Bengaluru (India)

    I worked at Ola full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Good learning
    - Interesting work
    - Good team members

    Cons

    - Cafeteria food :D
    - Nothing else I can think of


  10. "Small Company growing up"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Freedom at work. Lots to learn

    Cons

    Lots of office politics creeping in. Salary hikes not great in the recent past

    Advice to Management

    Do not micro manage