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Libertarian leadership style at the top offers challenges and rewards.

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Former Employee - Director of Content in Los Angeles, CA (US)
Former Employee - Director of Content in Los Angeles, CA (US)

I worked at Netflix full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Netflix's commitment to attracting highly-motivated, creative thinkers throughout the organization means clever solutions and great ideas can come from anywhere at anytime.

Cons

There is a certain pressure to perform that comes from the level of freedom granted that results in a percieved sink or swim mentality.

Advice to Management

When I left, there was very little reward or recognition given to managers who mentored or successfully developed staff.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    I quit first day out of training!

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

    I worked at Netflix full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is competitive for the position

    Cons

    Their training and tools are awful

  2. Helpful (7)

    Worrisome. Always feeling that I was going to be next.

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    Former Employee - Manager in Los Gatos, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in Los Gatos, CA (US)

    I worked at Netflix full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    -Freedom and Responsibility
    -Able to telecommute

    Cons

    -Very (VERY) cut throat
    -Upper management doesn't support staff
    -HR allows upper management to oust existing employees when a new director is hired and wants to bring his former staff over

    Advice to Management

    -Show a little more respect towards employees that actually follow the company values and culture
    -Management does not practice what they preach (my 360 review from my manager was awesome, however, I managed to hear through the grapevine that he was unhappy with my performance)

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