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"a good place to work"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Former Employee - Senior Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

fair, equal relationship with employer

Cons

not successful in emerging market

Advice to Management

need better to adapt local culture to build successful platform

Other Employee Reviews for PayPal

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good place to work, but cannot move upward"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PayPal full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation coupled with many freebies
    Neat work life balance with ability to work from home
    Can speak your mind without organizational pressure
    Rich peer environment

    Cons

    The career ladder is not well defined. even in instances where it is defined well, very few managers support the move towards enabling one to become next grade worthy. Career halts if stuck in Chennai - people who wanted to move upward invariably moved to other locations

    Lack of responsibility and ownership - too many people with a laid attitude towards problems and issues. No one wants to take responsibility and usually adopt a lackadaisical approach to issues/ customer facing problems.

    Frivolous spending - too many parties/ free lunches at 5-start locations when money could be better spent to improve product / people

    Frequent reorgs - every domain goes through a reorg at least once a year. this frequent shuffling prevents one from acquiring the depth of knowledge to make the right decisions.

    Too many managers

    Advice to Management

    Cut down half the managers or if unwilling to do question what their responsibilities are and track it against performance. hiring is not the only sign of growth/ performance
    Cut down frivolous expenditure
    Where possible avoid reorgs
    Empower people to make decisions on their own


  2. "Terrible Management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software QA Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software QA Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice campus and good benefits

    Cons

    Too much politics and performance review is based on manager's favorite

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and stop micro manage them.

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