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eBay President and CEO Devin Wenig
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Pros
  • Work/life balance is reasonable (in 114 reviews)

  • They hire smart people who are usually a good fit for the team (in 56 reviews)

Cons
  • No work life balance with terrible management (in 73 reviews)

  • Frequent senior management attrition, leading to reorgs / policy changes (in 40 reviews)

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  1. Amazing, fun and fulfillment

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Graduate Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Intern - Graduate Intern in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at eBay as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, flexible work hours and work is always good. My team was very welcoming and my Mentor helped me a lot and cleared lot of my basic questions during the on-boarding process. I was like a blunt knife when i started but I am quite deft with the web tech i was working with, all thanks to ebay.

    Cons

    The manager liked my work but since he didn't have an opening on his team I couldn't get return fulltime offer!


  2. Fun learning environment, with high work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Graduate Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Intern - Graduate Intern in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at eBay as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, great team, Good pay, Great movement to change the company for good

    Cons

    Sometimes work pressure is very high, may need to cut corners sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Involve the Quality engineers more in the decision making process. They have more domain knowledge and can lead to lesser pain in the development process. Also dont push them hard just to meet deadlines


  3. Came in as an Intern, treated like a full time employee

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    Current Intern - Software Engineer in Brisbane, CA
    Current Intern - Software Engineer in Brisbane, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are so nice that they no longer feel you like an outsider. Senior developers help even for small questions.

    Cons

    The University Programs team doesn't have a clear idea of how to retain interns despite of good performance


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    tread carefully

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay full-time

    Pros

    lots of swag, free coffee/snacks

    Cons

    lack of direction & processes, misinformation freely given out


  6. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work as a student.

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pays pretty well, fun environment, great leaders, excellent benefits available even for part time employees.

    Cons

    Hard to move around the company from call center to more career oriented departments.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to your employees. Remember that employees are your biggest asset.


  7. Great place for work life balance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible, friendly culture, equal opportunities for women

    Cons

    Very easy to get lost among all the people


  8. Helpful (2)

    Intense workload

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at eBay full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefit. Moving to latest cutting-edge technology.

    Cons

    Still a lot of legacy technology, which is useful only in eBay, and hindered productivity. Work load can be very high. Beauracy prevent you moving forward faster.


  9. Open, Caring, and always willing to help

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at eBay as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone I interacted with was incredibly supportive of my program and project. I met so many talented employees and learned an incredible amount.

    Cons

    The company as a whole is a bit disorganized.


  10. Helpful (2)

    eBay

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Innovation encouraged but not appreciated

    Cons

    Compensation not commensurate with work


  11. experience at ebay

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. good work life balance

    Cons

    1. little slow to adopt new technologies



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