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eBay Overview

www.ebayinc.com
San Jose, CA
10000+ employees
1995
Company - Public (EBAY)
Information Technology
$10+ billion (USD) per year
eBay is where the world goes to shop, sell, and give. Every day, our professionals connect millions of buyers and sellers around the globe, empowering people and creating opportunity. We're on a mission to build a better, more connected form of commerce that ... Read more

Mission: eBay connects people through technology and enables commerce that creates greater opportunity for people, business and society.


Glassdoor Awards

Highest Rated CEOs:2014 (#20)

Best Places to Work:2014 (#49)

Company Updates

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eBay – Why Work For Us?


 

eBay is a global commerce platform leader.

eBay is the world’s most vibrant marketplace for discovering great value and unique selection. eBay connects millions of buyers and sellers around the globe, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. Our vision for commerce is one that is enabled by people, powered by technology and open to everyone. We partner but never compete with our sellers and create stronger connections between buyers and sellers with product experiences that are fast, mobile and secure...and we're just as passionate about connecting buyers and sellers as when we founded the company in 1995. For more information, visit ebayinc.com. Or for more on careers, visit careers.ebayinc.com

 

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This is What We Care About

At eBay, your work makes a difference. We are committed to unlocking more economic opportunity for everyone, including you.

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Our Purpose

We believe that we can build a better form of commerce that is enabled by people, supported by technology, and open to everyone – creating more opportunity for all.

Our Culture in Action

At eBay, we empower you to make a difference. We believe that we will win by connecting talented people to each other and by giving them abundant opportunities to succeed.

Our Social Impact

Since our founding, we’ve understood our opportunity to drive both strong business performance and positive social and environmental change. Our work centers on making a positive, lasting impact in three key areas: eBay Foundation, Enabling Greener Commerce, and Powering Giving.


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Our Health & Wellness Benefits

Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Benefits are an important part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. We strive to offer programs that help support both mind and body, including quality healthcare insurance and wellness programs, plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead, and time off programs so you can recharge.

Our Financial Benefits

We provide a variety of plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

  • Stock Purchase Plans
  • Retirement Savings and Pension Plans
  • Stock Awards
  • Life Insurance and Disability Benefits
  • Credit Union Memberships

Your financial future is important. Ask about financial benefits during your hiring process.

Balancing Work & Life

We offer many programs such as paid holidays and PTO, sabbaticals, and flextime to support your mind and body.

Our Social Innovation Programs

Our employees around the globe strive to have a positive impact on our customers, our communities and our planet, both through the work they do every day, and our various community engagement programs. Here are some ways our employees are improving the communities they call home:

  • Matching Gifts
  • Green Teams
  • Skills-Based Volunteering
  • GIVE Teams



Ask about additional benefits during an interview.


NOTE: While eBay Inc. intends to provide these benefits indefinitely, we reserve the right to change or terminate any or all of the programs at any time subject to any limitations or restrictions of local law. Benefits may vary depending on location.

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We’re not just looking for the very best talent, we’re focused on developing and keeping all our talented people. Get to know a little about them and what they find important in their days at eBay.

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eBay Reviews

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eBay President and CEO Devin Wenig
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    "Loved it there"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at eBay full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced environment, good intelligent people, great benefits, 401k match, and ESPP

    Cons

    overtime, long hours - but those could be pluses if you're hourly

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Loved the feedback from mgmt while employeed

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eBay Interviews

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Getting an Interview

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    Call Center Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at eBay (Austin, TX) in April 2017.

    Interview

    Interview process consisted of a over the phone screening, typical questions such as "Why eBay?".
    About a week later was invited for a on site assessment that consisted of basic math skills, grammar, basic computer knowledge as well as the typical personality assessment.
    A few days later I was invited to a 1:1 interview with one of the team leaders, prior to the interview, I listened to a recorded call.
    I had to evaluate the call and share what went well and what could have been done better.
    After this, I listened to a live call, then proceeded to the 1:1 interview.
    Interview was STAR based type of questions, individual interviewing had a rather cold demeanor.
    After 3 or so questions, he did not even bother to go over the rest of the questions and asked if I had any questions for him.
    Not even 2 hours went by, and was quickly emailed that they are going with other candidates.
    Disappointing and I don't think I'll be bothering applying with this company again.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a bad customer experience you've had and what would you have done differently?   Answer Question
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eBay Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Brands for Millennials, Moosylvania, 2015
  • Glassdoor Candidates’ Choice Award, 2015 (Internet), Glassdoor, 2015
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (Internet Services and Retailing), Human Rights Campaign, 2015
  • 25 Highest Rated Companies for Internships (#5), Glassdoor, 2015
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