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Rocket Internet Employee Reviews about "long working hours"

Updated Oct 16, 2019

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3.5
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Rocket Internet CEO Oliver Samwer
Oliver Samwer
144 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fast paced startup with some talented people from across the globe(in 36 reviews)

  • "Steep learning curve, the very best in performance marketing and digital marketing(in 33 reviews)

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  1. "A lot of work"

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    Former Intern - Intern 

    I worked at Rocket Internet for less than a year

    Pros

    Very interesting work, usually with a purpose

    Cons

    Working hours can be till 8 pm and you might work on weekends though it wasn't common

    Rocket Internet2019-10-16
  2. "great environment"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Bangkok
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rocket Internet full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    many perks and big learning curve

    Cons

    huge pressure and long working hours

    Advice to Management

    be more flexible on the top-down management

    Rocket Internet2018-02-09
  3. "Business Development"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Rocket Internet full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities for career, good colleguas

    Cons

    Long working hours, low salary

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work with making employees happy

    Rocket Internet2017-12-01
  4. "Business Development internship"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I worked at Rocket Internet

    Pros

    you get a lot of experience within business development

    Cons

    very low pay given that you have long working hours

    Rocket Internet2017-05-13
  5. "learned a lot!"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rocket Internet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    fast learning experience, many opportunities, great smart people

    Cons

    long working hours, poor benefits

    Rocket Internet2017-02-02
  6. "Venture Development Internship"

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

    I worked at Rocket Internet

    Pros

    Had a chance to get managerial experience very early on in my career. Worked with many talented people. Overall had a positive experience.

    Cons

    Lack of training. he management can be quite rude, lack of respect for the employees, although it depends a lot on what manager you get, it is a very big company. Very long working hours, working on weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing, but with a bit more respect for your employees. People need to feel valid to work long hours.

    Rocket Internet2016-11-21
  7. "Entrepreneur in Residence"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rocket Internet

    Pros

    You get to put on many hats and try new things. For an undergraduate, it's a good learning opportunity. You get to take full ownership in projects and lead discussions. As they expect you finish the task assigned to you, you will learn how to properly manage your time wisely and prioritise your work.

    Cons

    Long working hours, high expectations of you to work long hours. Not for the weak hearted. If you're in a startup, don't expect your life to be 9am to 5pm. OT is expected and required. No mentorship will be provided. If they give you a task, you're expected to complete it by hook or by crook.

    Rocket Internet2016-11-19
  8. "skip this company"

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     in Shanghai, Shanghai

    I worked at Rocket Internet

    Pros

    Flexible working hours No dress code Great location

    Cons

    Long working hours No structure Low salary

    Rocket Internet2016-10-10
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Tehran, Tehran
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Rocket Internet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good team, good colleagues, growing fast.

    Cons

    lots of stress, no life work balance, long working hours,

    Advice to Management

    Try to value employees effort.

    Rocket Internet2016-09-10
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    "Great learning environment"

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    Former Employee - Global Venture Development in Manila, Manila
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rocket Internet full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    steep learning curve lots of responsibility fast-paced environment many quality people driven people

    Cons

    long working hours high staff turnover not much appreciation very corporate

    Advice to Management

    take more care of your employees and make sure everybody is satisfied.

    Rocket Internet2016-05-31
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