Any FitBit EEs want to weigh in?

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Sep 20, 2017 17 Comments

FitBit: any inside info on company culture, work life balance, and the like. I'm considering a Finance position there.

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  • Fitbit dillpkkl
    Why do you want an Electrical Engineers opinion on finance? :)
    Sep 20, 2017 7
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      EE's = employees
      Sep 21, 2017
    • Fitbit dillpkkl
      EE at most tech companies means Electrical Engineer. But... At least not typing out "employee" saved a lot of time. :)
      Sep 21, 2017
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      Well I can at least ascertain that one Fitbit employee is a smartass, LOL
      Sep 21, 2017
    • Fitbit ef2
      Honestly, it's kind of basic knowledge about the field. I have literally never heard anyone, tech or not, abbreviate employees as EEs.
      Sep 21, 2017
    • Fitbit dillpkkl
      At any rate, you don't want an engineers outlook on work life balance. It's poor. But finance could be just swell, who knows.
      Sep 21, 2017
  • Microsoft ThinkSc@l3
    Minimum requirement is 10000 steps a day...
    Sep 20, 2017 1
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      Good one
      Sep 20, 2017
  • Fitbit figs45
    Based on Blind the Fitbit CFO is the most disliked person in the company. The finance department reports to him.
    Sep 28, 2017 0
  • Fitbit gCDO20
    Culture is very good at Fitbit IMO. Lots of smart people pursuing big ideas in health. Friendly people. Big egos are few (or don't last). Working on cool new software and hardware product keeps it interesting. Work life balance is solid (I'm not on the engineering side of house, so can't speak to their balance). Still has an early stage vibe, but the resources of a bigger company. Many of the standard perks you'd expect at a Bay Area company with some unique ones.
    Sep 22, 2017 1
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      Thanks. The job I'm interviewing for is in finance. Wonder how that team is treated & perceived.
      Sep 22, 2017
  • Fitbit Qpsjedn
    I wouldn’t recommend joining. Also, I’m not sure what perks are being referenced above. We don’t even get lunch anymore.
    Oct 3, 2017 2
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      It’s a moot point now :(
      After a promising phone interview with the hiring mgr I got the dreaded “thanks but no thanks” email from the recruiter.
      Oct 3, 2017
    • Fitbit Qpsjedn
      Sorry to hear, but consider it a bullet dodged. You will find something great somewhere else. Best of luck!
      Oct 3, 2017
  • Fitbit sjdjdndnsn
    Good work life balance. I know a few nice people in finance. Still a good.place to work. Lots of people leaving at the moment, but we're hiring new people on and they ain't bas
    Sep 26, 2017 0