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Airbnb CEO & Co-Founder Brian Chesky
Brian Chesky
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    Hypergrowth

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    Current Employee - Product in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Product in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Airbnb full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Companies in hypergrowth offer amazing opportunities and chaos. People who think things should be done by the book, don't love Airbnb. It takes flexible, entrepreneurially minded people to succeed here. We have a motto: embrace the adventure.

    Cons

    Change, there's a lot of change. Founders have very little work experience at all before their roles at Airbnb.

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    Get to know the team right below e-staff better.

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Airbnb Interviews

Updated 7 Oct 2014
Updated 7 Oct 2014

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    Customer Experience Specialist Position Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Airbnb in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I went for an interview on 23 Sep 2014 called Hiring Meetup starting at 10am. I was a bit stuck in the traffic on the Quays and received a call at 9:50 asking if I was still attending the interview! I said yes but that I may be a little bit late due to the traffic(between 5 and 10 min) Parked on Lansdowne Road and a bit stressed I was looking for the building where the Hiring Meetup is taking place. Could not find any Airbnb signs or any Airbnb building I started to ask some people (5 in total) , none seemed to know the place I was talking about and were in reality misleading me . I called again, voice mail, to say that I was sorry but cannot find the Airbnb building anywhere. Then I received a call from the Recruitment Team, basically saying that there was no point showing myself at the meeting and that I could go home now! Despite my request of help about locating the building (i.e. how it look like?, is it near a Hotel?,etc...) I only got an irritated person, giving me no help whatsoever, who sounded like she was happy there was one less in the recruitment process...The phone call ended with 18, the number of the house on Lansdowne Road. I was near the Aviva Stadium at this stage and got back to find out the said number on this road. No Airbnb signs anywhere, no Airbnb logos either, it looked like a private house, no more, no less.
    I learned from the whole experience that if you get no help from the hiring/training team from the very early stage of recruitment then the company doesn't worth working for. The complete joke of the organization of this Hiring Meetup without even a tiny Airbnb sign or Logo in front of the building is telling about that company. I m glad now that it all stopped then because when so called people in the hospitality business or accommodation business are not lifting one finger to help you, there's something seriously wrong!!

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Additional Info

Website www.airbnb.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone.

Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 192 countries. And with world-class customer service and a growing community of users, Airbnb is the easiest way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to...
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