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Former Tesla employees reveal what it's like to work with Elon Musk,

Former Tesla employees reveal what it's like to work with Elon Musk,
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a complicated figure.

This year, he has both been named the most inspiring leader in the tech industry and fallen from Glassdoor's ranking of the top 100 CEOs (which is based on employee feedback).

People who have worked with Musk have given similarly diverging accounts to Business Insider and other publications, saying Musk can be both brilliant and temperamental.

Nine former Tesla employees who worked with Musk or interacted with him on multiple occasions shared their impressions of him. (Eight requested anonymity due to a fear of reprisal from the electric-car maker.)

Here's what they said.

Are you a current or former Tesla employee? Do you have an opinion about what it's like to work there? Contact this reporter at mmatousek@businessinsider.com.

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