Twitter Vanishes in Annual Office Rating
After being rated among the best locations to work within the U.S. in 2014,Twitter’s notion has taken a serious hit.
The social media firm has utterly fallen off Glassdoor’s annual Greatest Locations to Work record, which ranks the Prime 50 corporations to work for within the U.S. Final yr it was the highest rated tech firm, and the second greatest firm general.
"It is in all probability the only largest change and shock this yr that Twitter did not make the record in any respect," stated Robert Hohman, co-founder and CEO of Glassdoor.
Hohman stated that the corporate nonetheless ranks above common as a spot to work, however it took successful due to a variety of administration modifications in management over the past yr.
Quite a few positions, together with its chief working officer, chief monetary officer and key executives in media and engineering, have all seen turnover in 2014.
"Twitter has had a very difficult yr. Staff speak about their being a number of inner reorganization, particularly amongst the product and engineering groups. They’ve misplaced some gifted and tenured individuals submit-IPO," Hohman stated.
Requested to touch upon this modification, a Twitter spokesperson informed CNBC that "Twitter staff share a mission and nice satisfaction in constructing a platform that permits our customers to attach everybody to their world. We’re persevering with to develop our international workforce and are all the time in search of gifted people to assist us attain each individual on the planet."
Whereas Twitter did not make the reduce, Google took the highest spot for the primary time. The search big has positioned within the Prime 50 for the seven years Glassdoor has launched the report, however the tech firm was pushed to No. 1 this yr due to some enhancements in its advantages.
Hohman stated that Google staff praised the corporate for advantages referring to balancing their work and household life.
Cadie Thompson is a know-how reporter on CNBC’s Enterprise Group.
She joined CNBC in 2009 as a information affiliate engaged on Particular Studies for CNBC.com. She labored on a variety of tasks together with CNBC’s Emmy-nominated Particular Report concerning the monetary disaster, Growth, Bust, Blame: The Inside Story of America’s Financial Disaster; CNBC’s Marijuana & Cash Particular Report; and America’s Prime States for Enterprise.