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$8.59 billion (2015)
Overview of Ebay
We’re Creating a Better Form of Commerce
Ebay connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating economic opportunity for all.
What we do
eBay is where the world goes to shop, sell, and give.
Whether you are buying new or used, plain or luxurious, commonplace or rare, trendy or one-of-a-kind – if it exists in the world, it probably is for sale on eBay. Our mission is to be the world’s favorite destination for discovering great value and unique selection.
We give sellers the platform, solutions, and support they need to grow their businesses and thrive. We measure our success by our customers’ success.
What sets us apart
Our vision for commerce is one that is enabled by people, powered by technology, and open to everyone.
We empower people and create economic opportunity.
We focus on partnering with our sellers, not competing with them. We are building stronger connections between buyers and sellers with product experiences that are fast, mobile, and secure. And we are transforming the individual selling experience to help you turn the things you no longer need into cash you can use.
How we work
At eBay, our purpose links us to something bigger than ourselves.
We employ extraordinary people who do meaningful work that has a tangible impact on the lives of individuals all over the world. And we aspire to make extraordinary things possible for each other, for our customers, and for you. We’ve been doing this for over 20 years. And we’re just as passionate about it today as when we founded the company in 1995.
Our Health & Wellness Benefits
Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Benefits are an important part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. We strive to offer programs that help support both mind and body, including quality healthcare insurance and wellness programs, plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead, and time off programs so you can recharge.
During your interview, please ask about the local wellness programs.
Our Financial Benefits
We provide a variety of plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.
- Stock Purchase Plans
- Retirement Savings and Pension Plans
- Stock Awards
- Life Insurance and Disability Benefits
- Credit Union Memberships
Your financial future is important. Ask about financial benefits during your hiring process.
Balancing Work & Life
We offer many programs such as paid holidays and PTO, sabbaticals, and flextime to support your mind and body.
Ask about additional benefits during an interview.
Our Global Impact Programs
Our employees around the globe strive to have a positive impact on our customers, our communities and our planet, both through the work they do every day, and our various community engagement programs. Here are some ways our employees are improving the communities they call home:
- Matching Gifts
- Green Teams
- Skills-Based Volunteering
- GIVE Teams
T: 020 8605 3000
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