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"Good company but NO work/life balance"

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Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in San Jose, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at eBay full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Smart people
Easy access to data
Opportunity to play a leadership role

Cons

Product decisions are driven by engineering team, they're not interested in any idea they didn't come up with -- Product does not own the product

NO work/life balance at all. I work nights, weekends, holidays, and even a little on PTO days. I spend all day in useless meetings so the only time I have to do work is nights/weekends/holidays.

Roadmap changes every single month. No consistency, no plan, nothing

We have an analystics team, yet I spend all my time studying analytics.. We have a BU team, but I'm still the one defining the business justifications

Advice to Management

If you burn people out with these crazy hours, you will lose your best asset -- people!
Please talk to your managers about working smart, not tough
No meetings after 3 pm would be a great start!

Other Employee Reviews for eBay

  1. "Great Place, But Tedious Conversation"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Intern - Intern in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at eBay as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work! Such a friendly environment. Smart people to work with is a plus, too.

    Cons

    Tedious conversations with problems that are unimportant. In Silicon Valley Office (my location) pay could be better.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work, Nice opportunities, recognition, compensation, jus need to work more on Work Life balance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer, Quality in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer, Quality in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at eBay full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation, recognition, work opportunities, company growth rate

    Cons

    Work life balance can be better, Planning for projects also have to better so that no one gets overkilled

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