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Grown up startup environment

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Current Contractor - Communications Consultant in San Jose, CA
Current Contractor - Communications Consultant in San Jose, CA

I have been working at PayPal as a contractor (less than a year)

Pros

- Awesome coworkers who are very respectful, fast, and passionate about what they do
- Company has improved a lot in terms of innovation with new leadership
- Starbucks is subsidized and in house
- Executives all very friendly to juniors, encouraging, and you feel challenged

Cons

- Need less meetings to achieve goals
- Need to be more innovative internally
- Restaurant/cafe prices are the same as the outside world, should be subsidized but prices don't feel like they are

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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
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    Big company with a small company feel and problems

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    Current Employee - Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Current Employee - Manager in Scottsdale, AZ

    I have been working at PayPal full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Paypal has an incredible work/life balance. The salary and benefits are so good that while it's time for me to move on, it's hard to find anything better. I enjoy the people that I work with and I'm empowered so long as I can execute with my existing resources.

    Cons

    There is very little accountability, until someone breaks something. Management does not push standards down, leading to every team doing its own thing. Lots of duplication and disjointed processes, which is frustrating. Lots of re-orgs, so never really sure who is responsible for what over the long term. Very limited opportunity for advancement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Review your tooling strategy. I believe every vendor out there has tools at PayPal. Lots of duplication of processes and efforts. Tools don't talk to each other.

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Merchant Tech Services

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    Former Employee - Merchant Technical in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Merchant Technical in Omaha, NE

    I worked at PayPal full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay for industry. Fun people to work with

    Cons

    Far more work than staffing levels can handle. Sr Management won't increase staffing. Laid off seasoned employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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