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Updated 16 January 2019
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
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Pros
  • "WORK/LIFE BALANCE is a true focus here" (in 62 reviews)

  • "Smart people committed to their work" (in 57 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/Life balance is also difficult at times" (in 20 reviews)

  • "That upper-management chaos of course trickles down" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Software Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Experience working here at twitter

    Cons

    Company's transparent policy was not very good.

    Advice to Management

    Improvise company's transparent policy


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Inside group politics"

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    Former Employee - HR-Executive in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - HR-Executive in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing specific. No systematic planning in R&D

    Cons

    No professional ethics and no value for employees. Lot of inside group politics.

    Advice to Management

    Depute professionally qualified HRBP.

  3. "Love what the brand stands for"

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    Current Employee - Brand Strategist
    Current Employee - Brand Strategist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Freedom to work and set your own pace and goals, ability to make a tangible impact, fluid and open workplace across geographies and verticals,

    Cons

    Political, stressful, volatile workplace, frequent changes to strategy, no long term vision, live from week to week therefore hard to setup long term goals and strategies and really invest energy in doing the best work of your career since you don't know what will happen the next year, month or even week!

    Advice to Management

    Get your act together and stop playing with employee futures


  4. "Good Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Free lunch, good culture and nice coworkers

    Cons

    Not growing very quickly but pace is OK


  5. "At Twitter you can learn a lot, and enjoy very good work life balance, but it's hard to get things done"

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    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Twitter (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance and learning experiences

    Cons

    - Do not respect deadline enough
    - Hard to get things done because of the complicated processes.


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Business Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great, flexible job environment, great bosses

    Cons

    Lack of transparency through the company and your boss.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Perks are first-rate
    Shift to Dorsey as CEO helped company re-prioritize
    People are nice, eager to help

    Cons

    Leadership was questionable and revolving door
    Company solved for rev growth at the sacrifice of product innovation which hurt user count
    No clarity into career growth beyond surface-level support

  8. "Great environment but leadership issues"

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    Former Employee - IOS Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - IOS Engineer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I spent the first 4 years of my career there and it was a great place to learn & grow. Exciting product to work on, and smart and kind peers.

    Cons

    Lots of leadership changes meant the company would change direction often, and it was hard to work on a great product but disagree with a lot of the decisions coming down from the top.


  9. "Would work here again"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good perks at the office

    Cons

    Privacy concerns in the world

    Advice to Management

    Be creative


  10. "Awesome place to work!"

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

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    It's a product that is changing the world.

    Cons

    Not an easy job, changes impact millions of users which can sometimes be very stressful.

    Advice to Management

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