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Updated 27 May 2018
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  1. "Love working for Uber"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Partner Support Representative in London, England
    Current Employee - Partner Support Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company culture and lovely people

    Cons

    None none none none none


  2. "Good culture, poor pay and progression opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Expert in London, England
    Current Employee - Expert in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Intelligent peers, good social culture, friendly office, no severe hierarchy present

    Cons

    Terrible pay, progression opportunities are limited by favouritism and/or Global policies

  3. "Very Good earnings"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Uber part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Rewards and convenient to work with

    Cons

    No cap at number of freelancers

    Advice to Management

    Cap the number of taxi drivers in every city give high rewards to professional drivers.


  4. "Great team but progression can be hard outside of LDN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Uber full-time

    Pros

    great team, good social events and working environment

    Cons

    lack of communication from LDN


  5. "UberEATS Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Uber full-time

    Pros

    Good clear working enviroment
    Lots of Perks (free breakfast and lunch, games)

    Cons

    Low hourly wage and weak commission structure
    De-motivating targets

    Advice to Management

    Provide better career progression opportunities


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time

    Pros

    Enjoy working with brilliant engineers and non-engineers. You won't get bored anytime soon!

    Cons

    As any fast growing company, you have to figure out a lot of stuff on your own to reach a comfortable development workflow, specially when you have high standards.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the startup culture as long as you can :-)

    Uber Response

    16 Feb 2018 – Careers Brand Team

    Totally agree, thanks for sending this in!


  7. "GreenLight Expert at Uber London Central Hub"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Greenlight Expert in London, England
    Current Employee - Greenlight Expert in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uber part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great vibe and learning in regards to Uber as a tech company

    Cons

    Learning is limited due to the repetitiveness of the activity

    Advice to Management

    More learning outside the area of scope

  8. "Smart people, impactful work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Uber full-time

    Pros

    Extremely smart people, real-world impact, high level of individual ownership.

    Cons

    A great deal of internal transition - you need to be comfortable with uncertainty, moving goal-posts, and lack of structure.

    Uber Response

    5 Jan 2018 – Careers Brand Team

    Thanks for the review and totally agree with your pros! I'm confident some of the cons you mention will turn into pros as we continue to scale up and improve our processes, systems, and structure... More


  9. "Could be perfect for you, depending on your entry point and you goals"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time

    Pros

    - Great fast passed environment
    - Plenty of opportunity to learn more about the company.

    Cons

    - Not much upward mobility.
    - Difficult to employed directly if you start through a temp agency.
    - Expectation that you do not want a good work/life balance and that you'll take your work home with you and always be representing the company.
    - Senior management are not very approachable unless you're a senior member of the team.

    Uber Response

    3 Jan 2018 – Careers Brand Team

    Thanks for sending in this review and feedback. There are a few exciting projects underway right now that address some of your cons, such as the relaunch of the internal mobility tool and manager... More


  10. "Greenlight Hub Expert"

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    Current Employee - Greenlight Hub Expert in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Greenlight Hub Expert in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Uber full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing working environment, great employee base, excellent support from colleagues at all levels, amazing perks, opportunity to travel (nationally), strong level of autonomy

    Cons

    Hard to outline a single con

    Uber Response

    21 Nov 2017 – Careers Brand Team

    Great to hear, thanks for the review and keep up the great work in Bristol.


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