Back Market Overview

  • www.backmarket.com
  • Paris, France
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 2014
  • Company - Private
  • Internet & Web Services
  • $25 to $100 million (USD)

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Launched in November 2014 by Thibaud Hug de Larauze, Quentin Le Brouster, and Vianney Vaute, Back Market is the world’s leading dedicated renewed tech marketplace. The company brings high-quality professionally refurbished electronic devices and appliances to customers in 16 ...
Mission: Leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste, and building a leading global tech company are three solid reasons to wake up every morning. Taking part in Back Market’s adventure means committing to an ambitious project with a ...

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Back Market Reviews

3.9
89%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
Approve of CEO
Thibaud Hug de Larauze
Thibaud Hug de Larauze
62 Ratings
1.0
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"Mediocre company"

17 Jul 2022 - Backend Engineer
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

BM try to change people's mindset and impact laws/regulations so that there is a safe, widely-accessible and real alternative to buying new: tech for good. This is also a branding and marketing

Cons

BM is NOT an international company. It is very much a French company with an international business. Therefore, if you are a non-French speaker and/or work from a location outside of France, you may

Advice to Management

Invest in your people: onboarding, training
Treat all your employees equally
Stop favouritism and implement meritocracy
Be more diverse & inclusive
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Diversity & Inclusion at Back Market

3.8
(42 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

At Back Market we understand we have a role to play in improving representation and inclusion at our company and in the tech industry.  That's why we work hard to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.  We have:

  • Launched our Employee Affinity Groups (Like our Women's Anne Bonny's Club) to provide learning and networking opportunities
  • Conducted a gender pay gap analysis and corrected the gaps
  • Improved parental engagements and implemented workshops for new parents
  • Trained every employee on D&I as standard (and new joiners too!)
  • Promoted and continue to actively seek out partnerships with organisations and schools w
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Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Back Market?

...BM promotes diversity and inclusion externally....Read More

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Back Market Interviews

Experience
Positive47%
Negative47%
Neutral5%
Getting an Interview
Applied online85%
Employee Referral7%
Recruiter5%
Difficulty
2.8
Average
HardAverageEasy

  1. Senior Backend Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Germany
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Cultural fit with HR to check if your skills match what they are looking for. This step usually lasts for 1hr which I think is unusually long after which you get invited for a technical interview.
    Interview

    Technical Stage was a code review exercise. You had 5 mins to read the code explain what it does and find ways to improve it. Would help if you've used Django previously.

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Company Updates

20 December 2021
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Our Chief Technical Officer and Co-founder, Quentin, is Silicon's IT Manager of the Year!
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Manager IT 2021 : Quentin Le Brouster, CTO et co-fondateur de Back Market | Silicon
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13 October 2021
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LinkedIn named Back Market one of the 10 Top Startups in France!
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Back Market Awards & Accolades

  • Best Workplace for InnovatorsFast Company2021
  • Top 10 French StartupsLinkedIn2021

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How are the career development opportunities at Back Market?

...Lots of opportunities with very rapid growth of the company...

31 March 2020

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People Also Ask about Back Market

Employees rate Back Market 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 135 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Back Market, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Back Market and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 89% of employees would recommend working at Back Market to a friend. This is based on 101 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

48% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Back Market as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Back Market.

91% of employees think that Back Market has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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