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"Brilliant engineers, Poor management"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

You'll be surrounded by smart engineers and exciting technical challenges. Excellent culture even though it is pretentious. The location, office, and free food are great.

Cons

Career advancement opportunities are not awarded fairly. Promotions are not a significant increase in compensation.

Compensation is below market rates. There are no bonuses or 401k matching.

Being a manager sucks. Senior management has acknowledged this and is investing in its managers more.

Advice to Management

Make career advancement opportunities fair and detached from the frequent reorgs and the opportunism that follows them.

Other Employee Reviews for Twitter

  1. "Awesome company!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everything is really great at Twitter. The benefits, people, impact, everything.

    Cons

    I cannot think of anything to put here as a con.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Pros & cons abut Twitter"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Senior management is great. Open dialogue & they care about employees, which speaks to following through on their internal values.

    Cons

    LOTS of politics; culture is nothing unique to internet/tech space. Expect to work 6 days/week, real-time platform means dealing with issues whether you're on vacation or watching a game at home on Sunday.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management is great at practicing what they preach - thumbs up for CEO Costollo. Work/life balance should be more than having an open beer policy; it should focus on ensuring employees can turn off their computers w/o getting text messages & frantic calls from middle-management.

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