Twitter
4.3 of 5 159 reviews
www.twitter.com San Francisco, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Jun 29, 2014
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4.3 159 reviews

                             

94% Approve of the CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

Dick Costolo

(143 ratings)

80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    The best company I've ever worked for.

    Operations Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsSmart, talented people.
    Management chain who share your values and back you up.
    Company that values social good as well as turning a profit.
    Great working environment.

    ConsVery little to complain about.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsGreat people, great office, fun product.

    ConsRapid growth, some people don't understand the product.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Pros & cons abut Twitter

    Account Executive (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsSenior management is great. Open dialogue & they care about employees, which speaks to following through on their internal values.

    ConsLOTS of politics; culture is nothing unique to internet/tech space. Expect to work 6 days/week, real-time platform means dealing with issues whether you're on vacation or watching a game at home on Sunday.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSenior management is great at practicing what they preach - thumbs up for CEO Costollo. Work/life balance should be more than having an open beer policy; it should focus on ensuring employees can turn off their computers w/o getting text messages & frantic calls from middle-management.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice work if you can get it

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsFast-paced, growing company. Lots of responsibility to be had early in your career. Smart people who'll help you learn and grow.

    ConsNeed to be self-motivated, resourceful to succeed. If something's broken, don't expect someone else will necessarily fix it. Step up and make it better.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Moving fast, growing fast

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    Pros-The senior leadership are very open and communicate very well to all employees. Whether it's from email, internal quora-like forum, or the every-other-week all hands meeting.
    -The people who work here are all highly intelligent and really want to make Twitter grow.
    -As they have grown and went through some growing pains, there are more processes and structure on how things are done. A good thing.
    -Experimentation is valued
    - things are changing every month
    - great learning system. lots of classes on all technical and soft topics, and people are welcome to signup even if not directly related to your work.
    -onboarding/orientation process great and will be tailored to your job function.
    -standard silicon valley tech benefits and more.

    Cons- headcount growing very quickly. Due to this, lots more middle management. Although the org chart is still flatter than at other companies.
    - For those coming from other companies or new-grads, one may feel that there are a lot of meetings. That being said, most of the meetings tend to be pretty efficient and timely...because people may have to go to another meeting
    -since the IPO and ensuing employee stock lockup expiration, people from all levels of the company are leaving.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome place to work!

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsWorking with people who are smart and passionate about what they do.

    ConsI have no cons so far.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Innovative and Rewarding

    Senior Technical Program Manager (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsGreat culture. Innovative. I work with incredibly smart people and we are all driven to make the company awesome.

    ConsIf you don't take advantage of the unlimited time off and work from home opportunities the fast paced work environment might get the best of you.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it focussed.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best place to work in the city

    QA Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsFood, culture, manager, team-- work life is simple. Very supportive and have lot of co ordination.

    They serve excellent food all the time .

    ConsPeople from south bay, its bad and long to travel

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat facility.
    Good leadership.
    Constant innovation.

    They recently opened up a few new floors meaning we have a lot more space for each desk.

    ConsThe headquarters is situated in not the best area so if you are leaving late you may want to get an escort from twitter security to the Muni station if you don't drive.

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    Love it

    Account Manager (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    ProsAmazing company, strong leadership, great career opportunities, ability to make an impact.

    ConsPace within high growth environment can be challenging to manage.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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