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Bright people who are fun to work with in very high-performance culture

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Former Employee - Vice President in Los Gatos, CA
Former Employee - Vice President in Los Gatos, CA

I worked at Netflix full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Walk the walk consistent with the well-articulated culture.
Very focused.
Clear, well-articulated strategy with very good execution against it.
Very transparent, both internally and externally.

Cons

A bit of a culture of fear articulated as "the sniper in the building" as some new hires and long-time employees are either bad fit or fail to grow, and are subsequently let go. Culture emphasizes experimentation, which includes needed organizational experiments, and this type of experimentation also reinforces the fear. Again, most of this well-articulated in culture deck, so no surprise.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep hiring and growing stars across all areas of the company.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
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    Former Employee - Product Design in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Product Design in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Netflix full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to work
    lots of fun

    Cons

    There are when things get put into overdrive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work!

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    Stressful, fast, with lots of attrition.

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Hillsboro, OR

    I worked at Netflix full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Bleeding edge tech company, with great product.

    Cons

    Management cares more about metrics than your work/life balance. The buck always get's passed downhill.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest time into long term employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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