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YouTube Reviews

Updated Jun 20, 2019

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4.1
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91%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
Approve of CEO
Susan Wojcicki
55 Ratings
Pros
  • "unlimited free food (breakfast, lunch, dinner)(in 11 reviews)

  • "Your own content, you get to make videos or shows of whatever you want(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Time it takes to edit videos and thumbnails(in 9 reviews)

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

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  1. "Amazing company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at YouTube full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    culture, pay, perks, global impact

    Cons

    can sometimes be slow to execute

    YouTube2019-06-04
  2. "youtuber work"

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    Current Employee - Animator in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility, creative choice, authority, directors cut

    Cons

    constant work and new video idea execution

    YouTube2019-03-30
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Video Content Analyst"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at YouTube

      Pros

      Google Food, fun campus, good location

      Cons

      Not paid enough. Poor management

      Advice to Management

      Let there be ability to move up and make more money.

      YouTube2019-03-29
    • "Good place to work!"

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        Former Employee - Production Strategist in New York, NY
        Recommends

        I worked at YouTube full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Great perks, fun work environment.

        Cons

        Lots of red tape and intercompany movement that can make things difficult.

        YouTube2019-02-01
      • "Great people, not proactive enough"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Bruno, CA

        I worked at YouTube

        Pros

        Collaborative, ambitious people. Great culture, everyone's hungry to work hard.

        Cons

        Must do a lot of grunt work but ultimately only upper management gets to weigh in on decisions.

        YouTube2019-01-17
      • Helpful (1)

        "Bad leadership, toxic environment"

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          Former Employee - Content Partnerships in Los Angeles, CA
          Doesn't Recommend
          Negative Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

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

          Pros

          Fun team members, interesting work

          Cons

          Leadership is either incompetent or extremely abrasive

          YouTube2019-01-30
        • Helpful (2)

          "Good for Part Time"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at YouTube part-time

          Pros

          Creative freedom Pay is okay for anyone that is young

          Cons

          Hard to get a lot of views

          YouTube2018-12-16
        • "Good learning place but can’t move forward"

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

          I worked at YouTube part-time for less than a year

          Pros

          Good experience and working environment

          Cons

          Long hours, little pay and very competitive

          YouTube2018-10-02
        • Helpful (2)

          "Network Engineer"

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            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.

            YouTube2018-09-10
          • Helpful (3)

            "Great Place to Grow"

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              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

              YouTube2018-09-04
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