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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 82 PayPal Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
4.1
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"Worked at PayPal since 2010 and have been able to advance my career as much as I expected/hoped to. Good company."
Posted 7 years ago in Austin, TX
Information Security Engineer
in Scottsdale, AZ

"Incredible, talented people, friendly environment."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"This is a hard one. I am very fond of PayPal. The people and work environment is by far the best I've ever worked in."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"The politics got a little hairy at times, that's part of the job, however, in any corporate environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus more on moving forward, then treading water."

Team Leader
in San Jose, CA

"Good place to work."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
PayPal (100)

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3.5 Average of All Companies in this Industry (1,436)
Engineering Manager
in San Jose, CA

"PayPal - great team and product."

Project Management Consultant

"Nothing magical, Very little that's awful, but a narcissistic shop."

Merchant Vetting Agent
in Omaha, NE

"Paypal was a good company to work for."

Director of Customer Service
in San Jose, CA

"I love PayPal, eBay and Skype, but I love my kids and wife more!!!"

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"Disruptive products, innovation, global experiences."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company is one of the best, you are lucky to join the team if you make it. Please consider the time commitment."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Burn you out!!!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to focus on work life balance."

Protection Services Supervisor
in Lavista, NE

"Excellent."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"I enjoyed the people and the management staff."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Take advantage of the benefits that the company offers."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"I enjoyed everything about the job and have nothing but great things to say about the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management team was very strong so there is nothing that could be suggested to them."

Channel Marketing Manager
in San Jose, CA

"I am always on call and there is no work life balance."

Senior Merchant Fraud Agent
in Lavista, NE

"Sometimes when a company goes public they start worrying more about their investors and less about their employees and customers."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"Casual dress code."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you are desperate and need a job, it's a good place to get some experience. If you can put up with their micro management and failure to heed warnings on bad decisions you will fit right in."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Sometimes when a company goes public they start worrying more about their investors and less about their employees and customers. That is what is currently going on at eBay/PayPal and why I want to find new employment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop trying to implement fad management styles and go back to simple quantitative measurements to determine who is doing a good job. Go back to hiring quality applicants and stop trying to make diamonds from dirt."

Network Security Intern

"Great place to work, but they don't hire anyone without 10 years of experience."

C# Developer
in Lavista, NE

"Ok place to work if you don't mind keeping quiet."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Sound like you want to be helpful."

Merchant Operations Support Specialist
in La Vista, NE

"PayPal is a great place to work."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"There was a sense of accomplishment when helping out the merchants who used PayPal as their payment method."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"There are a lot of jobs there that do not allow you to work with people and you are stuck on a computer all day. For me personally, I need some interaction."

Risk Manager
in Omaha, NE

"Great benefits/pay if you can put up with the politics and games."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"Challenging environment with growth opportunities."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"No work life balance, excessive politics and strife between departments."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create open communications and make business decisions that are best for the business rather than for the department."

Staff Software Engineer
in Scottsdale, AZ

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"The people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know your puzzles, know your C++, know your searches, sorts, and other common algorithms, including O() run time."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"Management. The work environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more of a tech company, and less of a financial services company."

Senior Sales Operations Analyst
in San Jose, CA

"No job security."

What do you like about working at PayPal?

"The networking."

What don't you like about working at PayPal?

"No infrastructure."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Use common sense."

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