Airbnb Reviews

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Airbnb CEO & Co-Founder Brian Chesky
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35 Ratings

    A Great Place to Work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Airbnb full-time (less than an year)


    Airbnb is a very fun place to work at. The culture is great, the people are fun and everyone is really smart, talented & passionate about what they are doing. Oh, and you will never be hungry!


    With breakfast, lunch, dinner and multiple snacks served throughout the course of a day, "freshman fifteen" is inevitable.

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Airbnb Interviews

Updated Oct 7, 2014
Updated Oct 7, 2014

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    interviewed at Airbnb in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through a recruiter, who promptly scheduled a phone screening - the general talk about personal things.

    They then quickly scheduled another phone screening, this time with an engineer to test my coding ability (it took about a week between the initial screening and the technical interview). They asked me to code a csv parser in the 45 minutes of allotted time and get it to compile and run correctly. For this reason I chose python (java takes too long to get the peripheral framework ready to run). I would practice getting code to compile and run in about 35 minutes because it takes about 10 minutes to understand their question in detail.

    Interview Questions
    • Parse an escaped string into csv format.   View Answer
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Additional Info

Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone.

Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 192 countries. And with world-class customer service and a growing community of users, Airbnb is the easiest way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to...

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