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Pros - Free lunch - Free snacks - Casual culture - Competitive salary in Tokyo - Good work-life balance (Unlimited PTO) Cons - Unorganized, outdated technologies (still using ant / still using Google Closure / Code quality is not evaluated) - Intransparent management (prevalent favoritism / no clue in how to improve engineering quality from the top) - Infamously intransparent HR's way of handling harassment cases - Short-sighted evaluation system (they only value immediate business impact, not engineering excellence) Some personal experience: - I got a bad evaluation because of my "too many comments" in code reviews. I raised concerns to my manager before making the many comments but he ordered me to add many comments to persuade the author. I just followed my manager's order, but I got a minus evaluation. My acting manager could not point out which specific comments were bad. He told me the number of comments was the only problem. He also asked me to remove a sentence from my self-eval, which went like "I thought it was OK to make many comments because I was told so by my manager." - When I sought help for HR for my acting manager's harassment because I was mentally exhausted, they told me that mental tolerance would differ from person to person so bringing in a doctor's diagnosis was meaningless. - The tech lead on my team (the same person as the above mentioned "my acting manager") stole the credit of my work by creating something that completely overlapped what I was doing. When I pointed that out, he repeatedly ignored my comments. When I reported - 続きを読む