Visa Inc break rooms (foster city)

VMware elemenopi
Nov 13 16 Comments

Surprised to see little to no snacks and beverages in break rooms at Visa HQ. All the places I’ve worked so far in bay area have a fully stocked break room with anything up for grabs.
Curious to see what other people think of this.
Am I just being unreasonable or do other people also feel this way.
TC: 195k with 5 yoe

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TOP 16 Comments
  • New scheme
    Not even bananas?
    Nov 13 1
    • Visa / Eng sixjciw
      They have bananas recently and at cost of lower bonus 😂😂
      Nov 16
  • Visa itsRandom
    You don’t get 195k with 5 YOE at visa. Now you know why no snacks
    Nov 14 1
    • Visa / Eng skdnc
      195k is a sr staff or lead engineer.. You probably have to wait for ages before they decided to hiring you because they will think 3 times.
      Nov 16
  • Facebook public2
    It's visa, not a tech company.
    Nov 13 2
    • Qualcomm NqAf57
      Indeed. You shouldn't expect tech perks at non-tech companies.
      Nov 13
    • Visa vking
      Visa is technically a technology company, visa builds the technology to facilitate the transfer of funds. My team has snacks, just not out in the open in the break room.
      Nov 14
  • Visa Dtrm86
    We have snacks, they just aren't free. Not only are they not free, but they try to make a profit. I think it was $4.50 for a cliff bar last time I checked. So I take a paid 20-30 min walk to Safeway to get one for a dollar. It's an expensive snack for Visa...
    Nov 15 0
  • Visa eYbO17
    Visa wants to be seen by the public as a tech company but they don't treat their employees like how other tech companies do. Sucks
    Nov 15 0
  • JPMorgan Chase / Creative dotvector
    It’s everywhere you want to be
    Nov 14 0
  • Visa / Eng kjzO64
    All the teams under my SVP have snacks. It’s an organizational call.
    Nov 14 1
    • VMware elemenopi
      OP
      Exactly my point, other companies have this by default kept in the common break rooms in each floor and not each team keeping their private stock.
      Nov 14
  • I did a hackathon at Visa and there was a closer sized room FILLED with snacks and drinks
    Nov 15 0
  • Visa Haduken
    Visa is not a tech company. Under vking logic, then every single company could be a tech company as tech is part of every industry.
    Nov 14 0
  • Qualcomm Hermione G
    Qualcomm just has Coffee/Tea and Hot chocolate :) so if they have little snacks it's still better :D
    Nov 13 0
  • T-Mobile
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    Usually on glassdoor under benefits people mention snacks, drinks, beverages, or lunch if the company offers it.
    Nov 13 0

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