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Helpful (3)

Definitely different

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Netflix full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

- Genuinely great company, culture, people (seriously GREAT people!) - Reed Hastings is pretty awesome - They walk the walk in their culture deck Overall, I highly recommend this company, with the caveat that the "sports team" culture can be at odds with a good work/life balance. If you're a workaholic, set your boundaries and defend them, otherwise you will drown. While the culture *is* different and genuine, keep in mind that (like any other company in the Valley), your experience at this company is mostly dependent on your relationship with your direct manager and the people around you. Personally, I've been happier at far worse companies because I had a better relationship with coworkers and peers.

Cons

- The lack of PTO is a two-edged sword. Great that you can take what you need when you need; bad that there's never a good time to take time off. If you have any responsibility and you're taking any significant chunk of time, don't be surprised to find yourself on a working vacation. - You will get tired of hearing "That's what Reed wants" and not being given further context. Granted, this might only a problem if you're not a good follower. - The "Do it now, fix it later" attitude runs the risk of having things that are "good enough" but not great. The momentum will often keep you building on something "good enough," but not necessarily something of which you're actually proud.

Advice to Management

Slow down just a tiny bit and put a little more thought into some of the things you do. The "do it now, fix it later" lends itself to unnecessary sloppiness.

Other Employee Reviews for Netflix

  1. Helpful (1)

    Super smart colleagues lots of learning opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Super smart colleagues , lots of freedom. Fast moving culture. A lot gets done in a very short time

    Cons

    Work can take over your life


  2. Helpful (1)

    I quit first day out of training!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Netflix full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay is competitive for the position

    Cons

    Their training and tools are awful


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