Twitter Employee Reviews about "smart people"

Updated 22 Dec 2020

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4.3
86%
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90%
Approve of CEO
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey
475 Ratings
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  • "Can be a struggle with work life balance(in 25 reviews)

  • "Open for a monthly schedule or even weekly to be able to meet with upper management on the direction of the corporation(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work! Great culture!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Partner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great personal life - work balance. Smart people, positive environment.

    Cons

    Limited structure, slow career growth.

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  2. "Great place overall."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people. Family friendly. Good team.

    Cons

    Issues with the platform, users, abuse on the platform.


  3. "Start-up environment, learn a lot as an intern"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Internship 

    I worked at Twitter

    Pros

    Lots of resources, fun office environment and cool and smart people who work there.

    Cons

    University Recruiting not very transparent about intern to full-time conversions and lack timely communication.

  4. "Many years with many ups and downs :) but overall an experience I wouldn’t want to miss in my life"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Smart people, very good technology

    Cons

    Too much politics in early years

  5. Helpful (3)

    "Organized chaos at senior management level"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great, smart people Interesting technology Interesting challenges at scale

    Cons

    Constant reorgs Revolving door of senior execs (colloquially referred to as 'reorg thursdays') As senior exec roles stabilized, there was a lot of turf-grabbing

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Client Parter"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, flexible work environment, company with amazing values and people

    Cons

    Company is slow to hire for roles which leaves many teams without support for long periods of time. Work/Life balance is also difficult at times

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Client partner"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great health insurance, free food and snacks, competitive pay. Good culture smart people

    Cons

    Bad 401k, work life balance doesn’t exist. No career paths

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Exciting opportunities Really smart people Global company with a mission I can fully support Autonomy

    Cons

    Can be overwhelming at the start but the onboarding is very good. Some legacy issues from a difficult period, but the current vibe is very positive/optimistic.

  9. Helpful (6)

    "Manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Twitter full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, great sf office

    Cons

    Dysfunctional senior team and warring internal teams against each other.

  10. "Client Parner"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Partner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, delicious and free food, awesome product, and a fun atmosphere.

    Cons

    Large gap between ICs and getting into management.

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