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PayPal CEO Dan Schulman
Dan Schulman
1026 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance can get out of whack(in 122 reviews)

  • "Too many re-orgs, not competitive pay packages(in 44 reviews)

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  1. Intern at PayPal Tel Aviv

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PayPal full-time

    Pros

    Interesting perspective in PayPal's global operations and expansion, specifically in Africa and the Middle East.

    Cons

    Israel has unique work culture when compared to Interning in the US.

    Advice to Management

    Clarify goals and intention in internship

  2. Great company

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    Current Employee - Executive Administrative Assistant in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PayPal full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Few great and genius people. Awesome CEO with vision and ambitions. Good place to work.

    Cons

    Tendency to be highly political and some weak spots for unhealthy behavior.

    Advice to Management

    Don't turn blind eye to some unhealthy behaviors. It is hurting reputation of this great company.

  3. Balance pros and cons

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at PayPal full-time

    Pros

    Good work Life balance Free Gym Subsidized meals

    Cons

    Salary a little low Slow to react to change Experience greatly varied depending on Manager

  4. Team Leader

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at PayPal full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work here

    Cons

    work/life balance can be tough

    Advice to Management

    Better communication

  5. Helpful (1)

    Excellent Tech Contractor Environment

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    Former Employee - Security Systems Engineer in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PayPal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Coffee, technical respect, little if any micromanagement from Managers.

    Cons

    Changes for contracts/contractors can happen quickly, since Paypal reduces their contractor load/budget quarterly.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage Contractors to Provide Feedback and/or suggestions to their Manager's Manager.

  6. Csr

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at PayPal

      Pros

      Great environment to work in

      Cons

      No cons for me. Loved working here

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at PayPal full-time

        Pros

        Challenging work, great place to learn for new grad.

        Cons

        Need to work over time with different other offices.

      • Engineering Program Manager

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        Current Employee - Engineering Program Manager in San Jose, CA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at PayPal full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Strategy execution of business operations and wise acquisitions

        Cons

        Visibility into promotion and rank ordering process

        Advice to Management

        Continue to improve people operations; strongly consider utilizing promotional leadership band committees; train participants on best practices; work diligently to communicate the promotions and rank ordering processes

      • Helpful (2)

        Good Work, Pay, and Benefits but Office Politics

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        Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at PayPal full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        - Good compensation and benefits - Able to work on interesting and meaningful projects if you take initiative - Relatively relaxed and laidback - PTO, work from home, usually not too much work

        Cons

        - This is said many times before, but quite a bureaucracy with office politics - Hard to stay on same page as other teams in department - Knowledge sharing is minimal if you don’t take the time to go out and learn it - Dependent on product managers you work with, but often will be brushed aside if your work is considered low priority. - Many moving parts mean slowness, projects could drag very long if it involves...

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        Advice to Management

        Continue being champions for your employees. Many people do want to do meaningful work and stay busy but office politics often gets in the way of that.

      • I dont know

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          Current Employee - Work From Home Agent 

          I have been working at PayPal part-time

          Pros

          Will be able to be home with my children.

          Cons

          I cant thank of any cons.

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