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Twitter – Why Work For Us?

Twitter helps you create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.


Our company culture directly aligns with its purpose as a platform — a place for discovery, self-expression and human connection. At Twitter, we have created an environment where people are actually encouraged to bring their authentic selves and their passions to work.

Once here, our employees have a myriad of opportunities to grow new skills and deepen those they already possess. Above all, we have created a place where employees come together as empowered individuals for the strength of the collective.

As a product, Twitter brings you closer to others. As an employer, Twitter does the same. We often hear employees say, “I joined Twitter, and I joined a family.”

 

Why work at Twitter?

Work @Twitter

Working at Twitter offers you a chance to think about fascinating, intricate and important challenges everyday. At Twitter, your work will be immediately felt by many millions of people around the globe.

Life @Twitter

The open exchange of information can have a positive impact on the world. We run our company with that principle in mind everyday; each employee has a voice and a chance to innovate. We have raucous weekly all-hands meetings where tough questions are asked and answered because we maintain a culture of openness and trust from the inside out.

You @Twitter

Job satisfaction comes down to being able to do what you love while collaborating with talented people on a shared mission. Sound intriguing? Let’s talk.

 

 

 

Benefits & Perks

Our employees tell us that the most important benefit we offer is the work itself—the chance to solve interesting problems while having a positive impact on the world. We also offer a long list of benefits, including:

 

  • Complete medical and dental benefits
  • Flexible and generous vacation policy
  • Catered breakfast and lunch daily (in our San Francisco office)
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Weekly in-office yoga and pilates classes
  • Commuter program
  • Laundry and dry cleaning service
  • Zipcar discount
  • Wireless discount 

University recruiting

Every year, students and new grads have an impact on our company. Our Engineering team is aggressively hiring undergrad, masters and PhD students for full-time positions and summer internships.

“When I started, I had very little real-world experience—I’d never coded professionally before—so, I was really excited and really nervous... On my third day at work, I got to see the President of Russia... A few weeks later, Kanye West (@ kanyewest) ’dropped by’ for lunch.”

My Awesome Summer Internship at Twitter by Siddarth Chandrasekaran

“Twitter doesn't just hire great engineers, it hires great people. It goes without saying you'll work with amazing engineers; the real joy is working with people who are hilarious, fantastically interesting, and generous with their time and teaching.

Justin Chen

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    World-changing platform, people, and opportunities.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Data Scientist
    Current Employee - Data Scientist

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Giant aspirations for changing the world combined with a high likelihood of achieving them. Executing on a vast number of initiatives simultaneously, and succeeding. The employee benefits are excellent, the compensation competitive, and the opportunities for movement within the organization is incredibly high; very little friction to following your passion somewhere else within the org.

    Cons

    The organization has grown quickly and there are pockets of people who are reluctant to change and progress with the company. There is quite a distribution of work ethic across the org, and an unfortunate sense of entitlement in a portion of people. These are the same issues that I've experienced at every company; they're just universal truths of companies that grow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Resist calcification by processes and formalism; maintain the minimum set of rules and policies we can get by with. Stay true to the company's core values and ignore the whims of the press. Stay in touch with your reports and their reports; the people doing the work will provide the best view of what's happening.

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Twitter Interviews

Updated Feb 19, 2015
Updated Feb 19, 2015

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    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Twitter.

    Interview Details

    This was by far one of the best interview experiences that I've ever had. The recruiter was kind, helpful, and always available to answer my questions. After my phone screen, I had a phone interview with one of the hiring managers, and then two round of in-person interviews. The process was seamless, and even fun. The team itself was also top-notch. At the end of the day I was told that my feedback was all positive, but the hiring manager chose to hire someone else based on preference. I truly appreciate that they were willing to provide feedback. I would consider interviewing for another opportunity at twitter simply based on their recruiting process.

    Interview Questions
    • How can a technology company effectively use twitter to advertise to other tech businesses?   View Answer
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Twitter Awards & Accolades

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Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award - Top 50 Large Companies, Glassdoor, 2014

Additional Info

Website about.twitter.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Public (TWTR)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Facebook, Google, Tumblr

Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time.

By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, we have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly and unfiltered. The service can be accessed at Twitter.com, via Twitter mobile... More

Mission: To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.

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