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eBay Inc. Reviews

Updated Jul 28, 2014
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3.3 1,056 reviews

65% Approve of the CEO

eBay Inc. President and CEO John J. Donahoe

John J. Donahoe

(720 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Depending on your area in the company, there is a real emphasis on work-life balance(in 99 reviews)

  • Many smart people with pretty diverse industry backgrounds(in 51 reviews)


Cons
  • Once you reach manager level or higher, work-life balance will suffer(in 68 reviews)

  • Frequent senior management attrition, leading to reorgs / policy changes(in 40 reviews)

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    nice workculture

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    Prosgames, food, soft drinks, pool

    Consno cons i can think of

    Advice to Senior Managementdoing great

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice company but need to improve

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood facilities
    Treat the employee well and offer good perks

    ConsLearning curve in terms of new technologies is very little
    Work-life balance is poor

    Advice to Senior ManagementMust concentrate more on the employee by giving training etc.
    Also should be much more flexible with internal team movement. And international team movement should be relaxed. This would help employee retention.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Manager Analytics (Current Employee) Bangalore

    Pros- Flexible work timings
    - Great compensation
    - Encouraged to work / move globally

    Cons- Work tends to get repetitive
    - Innovation is just about par. Lags behind competitors in that sense
    - Frequent senior management attrition, leading to reorgs / policy changes

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on innovation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very pleasant work

    Seller Satisfaction Manager (Former Employee) Mumbai

    ProsEnjoyed shilling on their discussion boards to make unhappy sellers even more miserable.

    ConsAll of the free sesame seed bagels were eaten up before I got to work and I had to settle for garlic ones...EWWWW

    Advice to Senior ManagementStart paying a dividend to shareholders

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Learnt what not to learn at eBay

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsExcellent office with all amenities. Really nice place to work.

    ConsRestricted technology and a crappy web development framework (V4)
    No Adoption of open source (at least when I was there, dont know how it is now).
    Work here few years, you are locked, very hard (not impossible) to stay in touch with the outside world.
    Seriously Work life Imbalance

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop hiring consultants. Please strip off that model.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    great internship

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proslots of things to learn , only one intern in the project

    Consnot a lot of outings

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Very good

    Software Engineer II (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood technology exposure. You get many opportunities to work on very recent technologies.

    Consmight be stressful occasionally. Less infrastructure facilities when compared to top 10 companies in Bangalore.

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    Worst experience of my career

    Recruitment (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood technology and salary with good engineers

    ConsNo job security, no growth opportunity, contractors are seen and used as use and throw items

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlan well before hiring so that people do not spoil their career

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to be! People centric company

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProseCommerce giant.
    As a technologist, excellent core stack to start digging into.
    Full of opportunities on eCommerce.
    Good pay master.
    Leadership has gone through an overhaul and has become more people centric.

    ConsInertia. Pace with which the features and initiatives move.
    Synergy among business units.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the throttle on! Good going so far.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Learning

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSeveral teams within the company working on several different technologies. Opportunity to learn new stuff

    ConsCould be better interaction within different modules. Several teams were working on the same thing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGood incentives to employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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