Garena Online Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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85%
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Garena Online CEO Forrest Li
Forrest Li
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  1. "Good company to work for and learn"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Management Associate in Singapore

    I have been working at Garena Online full-time

    Pros

    High compensation and very nice office

    Cons

    Heavy workload, challenging tasks given to newcomers thus there is a steep learning curve

  2. "Well-spent 3 years in Garena"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Garena Online full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1. friendly working environment 2. ownership of the work

    Cons

    1. limited exposure to the latest industry practice


  3. "Not bad"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bedok New Town, East

    I worked at Garena Online full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    nice office, dynamics environment, invests heavily in culture, young

    Cons

    odd hours, very operational, low salary at junior level

  4. "Friendly understanding working env"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Garena Online full-time

    Pros

    Fast growing, good trainning system

    Cons

    staff welfare goes down gradually

  5. "Good company with a great future"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Garena Online full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people. Nice policy. Nice office.

    Cons

    It kind of takes luck to get into a good project

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  6. COVID-19
    Helpful (3)

    "Leader in online games publishing / development"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Garena Online full-time

    Pros

    - responsive management - strong corporate culture - core values - incentivization

    Cons

    - HQ based in Singapore, few places to go outside during pandemics

  7. "Great learning experience -- and great for career opportunities"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Garena Online full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Given real work directly from the PM even as an intern - Strong team to learn from - Nurturing and caring environment - Great compensation

    Cons

    - Can be stressful, especially if you are looking for work-life balance - Be prepared to work overtime (you are not expected to, and the workload can be managed, but this is a very driven work environment)

  8. "Good Learning Experience"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Singapore

    I have been working at Garena Online full-time

    Pros

    Many things to learn, smart colleagues

    Cons

    Work-life balance could be an issue

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Data Engineer 

    I have been working at Garena Online full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Can have more established workflows

  10. "TEAM ASSISTANT"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Team Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good environment friendly colleagues and management

    Cons

    no cons to date yet

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