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  • "Great people working on important issues(in 23 reviews)
  • "The benefits are great.(in 16 reviews)
  • "Inclusive, People first, high Impact, Amazing colleagues(in 8 reviews)
  • "It was good work life balance(in 6 reviews)
  • "Very friendly coworkers, collaborative, good ethics, very transparent with information.(in 5 reviews)
  • "The management is very chaotic, especially at the top, and in my time there there was several cross(in 15 reviews)
  • "Low pay.(in 8 reviews)
  • "Managers act like small “gods” and can’t take any advise .(in 7 reviews)
  • "not a good culture to consider long term(in 7 reviews)
  • "Leadership is focused on promoting their personal careers and turning the organization into a Big Corp.(in 6 reviews)

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Found 143 of over 205 reviews

Updated Sep 13, 2023

    1. 5.0
      Apr 24, 2023
      Senior Software Engineer
      Current Employee, more than 3 years
      Denver, CO
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook


      - Remote work culture is great - Lots of chances for growth and autonomy


      - Inter-department/team dependency and conflict can get in the way of effective work

      1. 4.0
        Sep 13, 2023
        Staff Software Engineer
        Current Employee, more than 1 year
        Georgia, LA
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook


        Great pay and benefits. Employee centric.


        Leadership no longer behaves with compassion like in the past. More cliques than communities.

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      Wikimedia Foundation has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 205 reviews left anonymously by employees. 61% of employees would recommend working at Wikimedia Foundation to a friend and 33% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -15% over the last 12 months.

      According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Wikimedia Foundation employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Wikimedia Foundation. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

      61% of Wikimedia Foundation employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Wikimedia Foundation 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

      According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Wikimedia Foundation to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be management, culture, senior leadership.

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