Twitter Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Oct 21, 2020

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey
474 Ratings
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  • "Can be a struggle with work life balance(in 25 reviews)

  • "Open for a monthly schedule or even weekly to be able to meet with upper management on the direction of the corporation(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Great Community"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter for less than a year

    Pros

    Very inclusive culture and fun events that promote a healthy work-life balance.

    Cons

    When working virtually, there's an excessive number of scheduled meetings.

  2. Helpful (2)

    "I like it here"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Softwater Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Twitter full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, Unlimited PTO, Clear promo process

    Cons

    Top down direction as far as OKRs is not always clear


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Best work-life balance"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Communications Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Work-Life balance is the best

    Cons

    Career progression is unclear and needs work

  4. "Great Company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Spam Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Twitter full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    people, food, work LIFE BALANCE

    Cons

    I didn't have any cons

  5. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Great work-life balance All kinds of perks Nice co-workers

    Cons

    Lower pay compared to other big names

  6. Helpful (12)

    "Politics and nepotism"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The name and pay if you can negotiate. I would recommend always countering with 10% over original offer. opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    The close is too short so prepare to work a 50+ hour week. No work life balance. Hard to get promoted without navigating politics. obsolete systems. Certain managers are extremely weak. Nepotism is rampant.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Culture!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Client Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free breakfast Free lunch Great culture and ERGs

    Cons

    Work-life balance is good but could be better.

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  8. "Excellent Experience"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly work environment, great teams, lots of responsibility, many resources, good pay, great work/life balance

    Cons

    Takes a little time to get feedback from HR and Recruiting

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great benefits, cush place to work, extremely confused management"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really good benefits, working environment, work/life balance.

    Cons

    Management is very confused, Products often never ship. Direction changes quickly.

  10. "Amazing Culture"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing culture, true work life balance, able to work from home some days depending on your role, food is unbelievable (3 kitchens hella Twitter 20), free coffee, snacks, fun areas to work besides desk, cool work space, encourages convos with managers and career trajectory, promotes open and honest convos, encourages being open with views, values, opinions, gym/cell benefits, unlimited PTO, 401k matching, have celebrities at the office, random fun pop up events at office

    Cons

    Location (tenderloin), seem a tad under market rate for salary comp but at least it's evened out by all the perks/ company culture

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