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    A Great Place to Work for All Levels of Employees

    Current Employee - Recruiting Coordinator in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Recruiting Coordinator in San Jose, CA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Tesla Motors (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Tesla has fostered a culture of teamwork. Everyone is here working toward the same goal, and that makes it feel like a horizontally structured company. Even though the company is growing quickly, it still functions as a startup. This means that there isn't a lot of training or "perks" but there is no where else I'd rather be working. The friendly atmosphere and "work hard, play hard" mentality makes this a great place to work.

    Cons

    Because Tesla still functions as a startup, there isn't any detailed training for new hires which can make the first couple weeks feel overwhelming. But this is a welcomed challenge for most.


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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Tesla Motors in August 2015.

    Interview

    First interview was fairly straightforward. I talked with a university recruiter on the phone. Talked about experiences on your resume and your work ethic. Emphasized hands-on experience. We discussed the work culture and what is expected of Tesla interns. Afterwards, she asked about what interested me the most so she can fit me into a group. She contacted one of her partners to find a best fit for me and that is where I am at right now. Will post an update as the process goes along.

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Website www.teslamotors.com
Headquarters Palo Alto, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2003
Type Company - Public (TSLA)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz

Tesla Motors intends to spark the public's passion and eco-conscience for electric vehicles. Founded in 2003, the company designs, manufactures, and markets high-performance electric cars and powertrain components. Tesla stylish Roadster is its flagship model, which the company continues to upgrade. The Roadster's operating specs include zero to 60 in less than four seconds and a top speed of 125 mph. The fuel-efficient, fully electric vehicle recharges its lithium-ion batteries from an outlet, and, depending on a driver's speed, is capable of 245 miles per ... More

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