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Updated Sep 19, 2021

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3.6
68%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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Rakuten Chairman and CEO Hiroshi Mikitani
Hiroshi Mikitani
421 Ratings
Pros
  • "free lunch, nice people, nice work life balance(in 168 reviews)

  • "It is a great company if you want work life balance(in 97 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Relatively low salary, but reasonable amount(in 38 reviews)

  • "Morning meeting, Asakai, held every monday(in 37 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      A good place to work

      Sep 13, 2021 - Senior Mobile Engineer in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good HR policies, management and company culture

      Cons

      Might not be able to do different things for self improvement.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Company

      Aug 25, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Work life Balance - Lot of benefits - Goal-oriented company

      Cons

      - Average pay compared to other companies

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good benefits , Bad Management & Vision

      Aug 27, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits. Employee friendly. Onsite travel.

      Cons

      Unskilled Managers No vision Less recognition for skilled employees More preference to Japanese

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Easy work environment but limited career opportunity

      Aug 10, 2021 - Corporate Planning Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Compensation is okay and work is not hard compared to salary and other compensation. Good location of office.

      Cons

      RHQ's responsibility is quite limited and does not have power to decide by themselves. Top management are only Japanese seconded from Japan. So career opportunity for foreigners is limited

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice place to work

      Jul 10, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very flexible working hours and good team communication

      Cons

      Allowances and medical benefits is not that great

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good place for socializing

      Jul 9, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Life life balance and good working culture

      Cons

      Little growth and limited career opportunity

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Culture

      Jun 27, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Global vision towards business growth

      Cons

      Japanese always come first. Have to be good enough with a politic strategy

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Comfortable

      May 19, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work-Life Balance, helpful, skilful teammates, considerate manager and comfortable management

      Cons

      sometimes has to break the team into small groups to work on different ad-hoc projects, which caused the distraction

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Rakuten

      Apr 11, 2021 - Director in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      CRM solution helps in areas such as sales management,

      Cons

      We serve many companies in Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines,

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Mar 26, 2021 - Project Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good prospects. company doing well.

      Cons

      there is none at the moment

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