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Low Life

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Twitter

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

See a lot of interesting activities and people

Cons

Very little thought about personal training or advancement

Advice to Management

Spend time in developing your employees

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Very pleasant.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Twitter

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is good and the work is interesting. The company is growing fast, so there are a lot of opportunities.

    Cons

    It is not a startup anymore. For some people that will be a problem.

    Advice to Management

    Good job, keep at it.


  2. Helpful (12)

    Fast growth in a sometimes chaotic environment.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Twitter

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Twitter is a small, fast-growing company with a management team that has worked together in the past. There is always way too much to do on any given day, which allows for specializations beyond a given job function. Software engineers enjoy many new technologies such as Scala and real-time consumer messaging while operating in a small team with the capacity for big impact. Many employees are ex-Googlers with experience in large-scale systems yet eager to escape bureaucracy. Twitter employees have passions outside of work, which makes for more interesting coworkers.

    Cons

    A fast-moving startup where it's sometimes easier to see what isn't getting done than reward the good efforts being made by staff every day. Everyone is stretched so thin that sometimes the pressure takes over.

    Advice to Management

    Management is more honest with employees about company operations than they need to be, and I appreciate that.


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