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Updated September 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Solid work/life balance (but actually (in 46 reviews)

  • Twitter is an amazing place to work with super smart people who are action oriented (in 49 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/Life Balance is the big drawback for this company, if you work at Twitter they expect you to commit your life to it (in 13 reviews)

  • Upper management needs to be more consistent (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Finance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter part-time

    Pros

    Good culture, flexible work, work life balance

    Cons

    working hours, communication, low salary,


  2. "It was fun"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    * Really easy to meet executives.
    * Extremely smart people.
    * Great food.

    Cons

    * The company gets a lot of publicity.

  3. "Sr. Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    People & culture are at the top. Inspired by platform, as well as the smarts and innovation of those around me. The sales force is especially strong, with best-in-class strategy & client services/partnership that drives business forward across the board.

    Cons

    Resources, as well as internal mobility can be limited at times -- doesn't always feel as though there are opportunities to progress your career in the direction/at the pace being worked towards.

    Advice to Management

    Retaining talent is directly correlated with people having clear site to tangible path forward.


  4. "Brand Strategy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, treat employees well

    Cons

    competitive, cut throat, intense, fast paced, challenging

    Advice to Management

    Focus on promoting more women


  5. "Account Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Work/Life balance, culture, compensation, the people

    Cons

    Lack of females in leadership positions


  6. Helpful (1)

    "ups and downs, still works for me"

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    Current Employee - Staff Site Reliability Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Site Reliability Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -comp isn't top of market anymore but the comp to >40 hour week ratio is amazing for the bay area
    -good performers can work on almost anything they want

    Cons

    -most teams have open headcount and it means things are often under-staffed

    Advice to Management

    So many predictions of Twitter's demise have come and gone that I don't even notice them anymore. Just keep it an ok place to work and I have no reason to leave.


  7. "I liked it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Free lunch and parking

    Cons

    Low pay and people don't treat you like higher management

  8. "Twitter Review"

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    Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well run despite several executive changes. Generally smart, ambitious people work there.

    Cons

    Very high revenue demands and increased pressure since going public.


  9. "Senior Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Love my team. It's very transparent within our team.

    Cons

    A goal should be in place in regards to retention. Twitter is a great company to work for, but it appears a lot of individuals have found better elsewhere.


  10. "Full-time Twitter software engineer for the last 4 years"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Twitter offers a lot of room for growth as an individual contributor, especially to new software engineers that are capable of executing projects independently. Most employees are friendly, and the company benefits and perks are great.

    Cons

    There's a lack of process around interviewing new candidates, and the company is still struggling to nail down a strategy for reviewing employee performance. Both of these issues cause management and technical talent to vary greatly from team to team.


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