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Updated January 11, 2018
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Pros
  • Solid work/life balance (but actually (in 50 reviews)

  • Smart people with good values, good benefits (in 51 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 14 reviews)

  • A lot of turnover in the revenue team's upper management ranks (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Stellar culture, a bit political, but exciting and inspiring"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Outstanding benefits. corporate culture, reason for being - most people are inspired by Twitter as a service in some way

    Cons

    Whiplash on strategy, priorities, roadmaps - slow to deal with rampant abuse on the platform


  2. "To the point"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Counsel in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Counsel in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Dynamic colleagues and clients.

    Cons

    Leadership. Lack of direction for the company.

  3. "Awesome Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Twitter HQ has a different vibe and energy. People are very energetic and love their work. Lots of good and positive colleagues to work with & very good culture. Awesome free food. Lots of training and scope to learn. Work life Balance is good.

    Cons

    I dont see any major cons at this point.

    Advice to Management

    None at this point.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Truly an amazing place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    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

    Fantastic colleagues, great benefits, unique place.

    Cons

    A more diverse workplace would be appreciated


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to learn & grow at"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Strong career development
    - Good pay and benefits
    - Opportunity to work on interesting problems
    - Humble, engaged, smart coworkers
    - Low tolerance for jerks
    - Least sexist company I've ever worked for!

    Cons

    - Weak product vision creates churn

    Advice to Management

    We need to get serious about increasing our racial diversity. We also need stronger product vision - stop being so reactive.


  6. "Sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning curve
    Great exposure to other markets

    Cons

    Management focus on the wrong things
    Management change the vision every 6 months

    Advice to Management

    Less talking and more doing


  7. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Smart people with good values, good benefits.

    Cons

    Some poorly trained managers who do not know how to best support their direct reports, without any consequences.

    Advice to Management

    Look into what mid-management level employees do with their teams and redirect appropriately.

  8. "Teamwork Quite Good but Compensation is Not that Great"

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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

    Traveling, teamwork, and possible growth opportunities

    Cons

    There can be too much pressure


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Organizationally confused"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Twitter was an interesting product idea that had a head start long ago.

    Cons

    Twitter frittered away its head start with inexperienced management, poor executive hires, going public too early, and broken product development.

    Advice to Management

    Jack cannot run two companies when one of them needs as much as help as Twitter does.


  10. "Great Employeer"

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

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Technology, People, Lunch, Atmosphere, Perks

    Cons

    It's turning into a big company, where building software can become bogged down.


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