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Updated October 2, 2018
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Pros
  • "Competitive pay, fair work/life balance" (in 7 reviews)

  • "unlimited free food (breakfast, lunch, dinner)" (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Don't even to think about converting to full time as it never gonna happen" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Of late YouTube is becoming too strict and is not caring much about her content creators" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Network Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    It's Wonderful to work here.

    Cons

    The commute may be a bit much for some people.


  2. "Good learning place but can’t move forward"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at YouTube part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good experience and working environment

    Cons

    Long hours, little pay and very competitive

  3. "Great culture, great perks, high stress"

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at YouTube full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I enjoyed my co-workers immensely. Good people and great humans who looked out for each other and really cared.

    Cons

    There were often very stressful projects that consumed my life outside of work.


  4. "Great Place to Grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    Limitless opportunities for growth for employees

    Cons

    Internal politics can become tiresome


  5. "Content Creator"

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

    I have been working at YouTube part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    If you are good at digital marketing and content creating, you can make tons of money through monetization. Does pay if you passion is great enough to make it to the top.

    Cons

    May take a while to learn to understand how the system work for getting noticed!


  6. "Youtuber"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    You Make your own schedual

    Cons

    The Inconsistency in income every month

    Advice to Management

    Try to be more one on one with your employees.


  7. "Meh."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    free food, you work at google - the clout of that

    Cons

    a lot of people who have huge egos

    Advice to Management

    hire more down-to-earth, genuine people

  8. "Short time Employee"

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

    I worked at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment, strong communication among teams.

    Cons

    I have no cons that I can think of.


  9. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at YouTube part-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits , Compensation plan

    Cons

    Long Hours, Not that many employee appreciation


  10. "MArket specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    Good company, fun to work

    Cons

    None, I didn't find any


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