Tesla - Product Specialist | Glassdoor
  1. "Product Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tesla part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company with a nice reputation within the industry. The team was pretty young and energetic. Fast-pace working environment.

    Cons

    1.My manager is a racist and the HR department doesn't care too much about this kind of discrimination happened at work. 2.The internal management is a mess. 3.Working on weekends basically took away all your social life. 4.Lifecycle for PS is shorter than expected

    Tesla2017-01-16
  1. "Work hard and come home fulfilled"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tesla full-time

    Pros

    If you really want to go to work and feel like you've made a difference, Tesla is the company for you.

    Cons

    Be prepared to work long, sometimes unforgiving hours.

    Tesla2019-05-20
  2. Helpful (549)

    "A unique company, but it’s hard to last more than a couple of years here."

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    Current Employee - White Collar Worker In Service (Headquarters) in Fremont, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tesla full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Completely casual dress code Flexibility to work from home when needed Always interesting to work at the factory If you look at the SEC filings, you can see that the top people are basically compensated the same as the other employees, which is a pleasant surprise. Many “beautiful people” here (male and female). Lots of eye candy. A lot of people complain about the pay, but they paid me more than my last...

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    Cons

    Rare to be recognized, let alone thanked, for going above and beyond to accomplish something out of the ordinary. Once you've "done the impossible", it's just assumed that you can and will do it again and again from now on. Literally hundreds of people in one room, desks on top of each other, as many as possible in every little space. Companies claim that they’re being “modern” and “progressive” by not having offices...

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    Advice to Management

    I was debating whether I approve of the CEO or not. On the one hand, he occasionally sends these excellent emails about business philosophy and avoiding siloing, wasteful meetings, and that managers are there to support their employees, not the other way around. 10/10 on that! When he leads an all-hands meeting, he usually has interesting things to say, especially if you can get him free-form thinking out loud during...

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    Tesla2017-04-27

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