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Updated July 13, 2018
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  • "Don't even to think about converting to full time as it never gonna happen" (in 8 reviews)

  • "I can't believe there's a lot of work and they pay only when you get" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Consistently working do good"

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

    I have been working at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    Amazing culture and a great company.

    Cons

    getting bigger, no longer a small start up.


  2. "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

  3. "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


  4. "It all started out fine..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at YouTube part-time

    Pros

    Able to express yourself
    Your own boss
    Your own schedule

    Cons

    Horrible communication from the company
    Employers care about sponsors more than employees
    Low wages until you get more popular

    Advice to Management

    Change it back to how it was in 2015


  5. "Youtube reviews"

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    Current Employee - Content Creator in Livermore Falls, ME
    Current Employee - Content Creator in Livermore Falls, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YouTube part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Your own Schedule. Your own content, you get to make videos or shows of whatever you want.

    Cons

    Trying to get a following, getting views and that's about it

    Advice to Management

    Support the smaller channels get them on the recommendations more


  6. "Some Policies Could Use Work"

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    Current Employee - Content Creator in Ozark, MO
    Current Employee - Content Creator in Ozark, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at YouTube part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You choose your hours, you can get as much fame as you need, most people are nice, no problems with uploading.

    Cons

    Some people just want to start drama to get views and attention.

    Advice to Management

    Do what the community wants, not what will get you more money.


  7. "Exciting environment"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and leadership, fun environment, great product.

    Cons

    many sites, mountain view, san bruno, new york, zurich, paris.

  8. "Best company ever"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    Great pay for self-employed people.

    Cons

    Kind of risky due to several company strikes


  9. "fun millenial place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    fun millenial place for creative minds

    Cons

    long hours staring at monitors, quantity instead of quality


  10. "the Perks were the only good part"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at YouTube full-time

    Pros

    All of Google's perks
    Fast paced

    Cons

    Strives to be separate from Google
    Poor attitudes


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