Fitbit Employee Reviews about "great people"

Updated 10 Jun 2020

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Fitbit CEO James Park
James Park
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  • "No clear path for growth; results in in-fighting among middle management(in 10 reviews)

  • "Difficult to manage work life balance due to resource constraints(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, fun work environment, great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources OPS in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Fitbit full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work with great people and a wonderful company mission.

    Cons

    Sometimes there isn't enough autonomy for international teams with a lot of US dependence.

  2. "Fun work environment with brilliant people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fitbit full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Loved working with very intelligent, engaged employees. Co-founders are great people and care about their employees. Fast-paced environment, worked on very interesting projects.

    Cons

    Management was highly varied depending on who you reported to, this created some discontent across teams.

    Fitbit Response

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your time at Fitbit. Your feedback is important to us and we are happy to hear you enjoyed working alongside your Fitbit co-workers and had the opportunity to work on interesting projects.


  3. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fitbit full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice culture and great people

    Cons

    Poor Performance in tough market

    Fitbit Response

    People Team

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your time at Fitbit. Your feedback is important to us and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time.

  4. "Overall, good company and great people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Engineering in Minsk
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fitbit full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people and culture, good perspectives after acquisition by Google

    Cons

    Decision making process not strong enough

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  5. "Itssssssss Okay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fitbit

    Pros

    A lot of great people

    Cons

    At Fitbit sr. management is subpar

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    "Once great, now troubled."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fitbit full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    * A truly inspiring mission. * Products that really help people. * Lot's of opportunity to improve things. * Some great people trying really hard to make things work.

    Cons

    * Poor leadership from the executive team. * In-experienced/junior Directors. * Difficulties executing. * Poor strategic and tactical planning.

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    Fitbit Response

    SVP People

    Thank you for your feedback and advice to management. I appreciate the pros that you recognize about Fitbit, and agree there are so many great things about this company! As for the cons you list, the executive team is really focused on improving the leadership and strategy of the company and there are many positive and exciting improvements in the works. Also, we are using our engagement survey to help us get feedback and take actions to improve the culture and employee experience.

  7. "Hardware Design Engineer"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - HW Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fitbit for more than a year

    Pros

    Some great talents, and great people.

    Cons

    Poor people management, need to focus more on employee satisfaction and innovation

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  8. "Fitbit"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fitbit full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with Staffs are always friendly and more than willing to help one another

    Cons

    Low pay No career opportunities Managers are blinded by arbitrarily chosen metric instead of focusing on quality of work Lack of investment for employees' development If you are hired as a contractor, expect to test your limits of your patience

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  9. Helpful (4)

    "Marketing Coordinator"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, mission driven and fun place to work

    Cons

    Upper management doesn't know what it's doing

  10. Helpful (2)

    "Great people, not great decision making"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Program Manager in San Francisco, CA
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fitbit full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great people to work with - The brand and products are widely recognized by people in a positive way - Work life balance can be okay depending on your group and manager

    Cons

    - Key decisions are often by a committee of executives and if everyone doesn't agree than decisions will get stalled... but your ship date is supposed to stay the same - Recently morale has been low because the low stock price means your equity has little value and there's a wave of attrition with a lot of the long-time employees

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