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Updated Nov 7, 2021

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Block Founder & CEO Jack Dorsey
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Pros
  • "Great work life balance is promised(in 65 reviews)

  • "Great team, with great benefits(in 54 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "depending on the team) work/life balance is poor(in 32 reviews)

  • "Growing pains of a start up for some of the newer divisions/acquired companies(in 31 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Nov 7, 2021 - Risk Operations Manager in Portland, OR
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits, competitive salary & work life balance

      Cons

      It’s a very young company

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      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company, awful sales team

      Nov 5, 2021 - Senior Account Executive 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great people A lot of flexibility Good stock options Selling a really great suite of products Everyone is passionate about the company's mission

      Cons

      Almost no one is hitting quota, including people who have been here for a while Blatant cheating and sales leadership doesn't have the will to change anything Sales team overall is such a mess and making small changes, but not really making the big changes needed No work-life balance and we are all underpaid for working very hard Once you hit Senior AE, no room to grown after that

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      11 people found this review helpful

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Sales - Room for improvement

      Aug 16, 2021 - Account Executive 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      -People (smart, hardworking, fun) -Benefits -ESPP / Stock -Strong product and brand recognition -Great mission

      Cons

      -Sales org has drastically changed over time and is in a tough spot right now. Doubling in size and overall lack of efficiency in terms of onboarding AEs successfully. -A large population of Senior AEs have been in the org a year+and haven’t touched quota once. There has been a lack of direction and overall efficiency for awhile in onboarding as well as making this role more manageable in terms of work/life balance. -Several sales managers are focused on inputs/talk time/daily activities and micromanaging those aspects, but as of now seem to have little control in shaping reps success based on rising quota expectations. -This is an outbound SMB sales team compared to most B2B sales orgs, even if you are a mid to upmarket AE. You will be handholding a lot of merchants to the finish line and playing a heavy tech support role as well. -Pay is average to below average for the work you put in to hit your number, a lot of people are here for the brand name and stock. At the end of the day, it’s a lot of hard work like anything worth doing, but the inefficiencies and time it will take to remedy and improve the cons may frustrate/surprise a lot of people coming in externally.

      5 people found this review helpful
    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Awesome

      Oct 7, 2021 - Freelancer in Port St Lucie, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great room for growth and good work life balance

      Cons

      Stressful and they took away unlimited pto

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Square is a great company to work for!

      Aug 23, 2021 - Account Executive in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture, very diverse, and wonderful work life balance!

      Cons

      Onboarding and quota structure could be improved.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      The Best Job Ever...

      Jun 24, 2021 - Customer Success Advocate in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work environment and they really invest a lot into your personal development and work/life balance options.

      Cons

      I don't really have anything negative to say. If you are a positive human and know how to engage with other ambitious business owners and peers, you will love the environment.

      4 people found this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Oct 4, 2021 - Internal Communications Associate in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fringe benefits, diversity, autonomy to create own lane.

      Cons

      Ambiguous working environment, struggle to maintain work/life balance.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place

      Jul 17, 2021 - Strategy Lead in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      People quality, Interest, Challenge and growth

      Cons

      Work life balance Commute and culture

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Use to be good

      Aug 2, 2021 - Customer Success Advocate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      High pay compared to contemporaries Flexible work from home policy

      Cons

      Little to no growth now Disconnect from leadership and teams Busy work that could easily be streamlined but isn't. Work life balance now totally out the window

      3 people found this review helpful
    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Decent

      Jul 20, 2021 - Design Intern in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good comp and clever people

      Cons

      Work life balance issues and burnout

      1 person found this review helpful
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