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Great place to learn while having an impact

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA

I have been working at Facebook full-time (less than a year)

Pros

Incredibly smart coworkers
Very interesting problems of scale to work on
Very flat corporate structure - anyone can have an impact
Extremely open culture
Amazing free food and great campus

Cons

Long hours are the norm
Can be very high-pressure around deadlines or when something goes wrong
Back-end work generally viewed as less glamorous than front-end work
Everyone outside the company always asks about the stock price

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep doing a great job and try not to change the culture

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    One of the best, if not the best place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Menlo Park, CA

    I have been working at Facebook full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and perks.
    Great culture.
    Interesting projects.
    Big on employee growth and development.
    Very collaborative work environment.
    Great parties to help employees take some time away from the office.

    Cons

    No complaints yet. Company is always focused on getting better. If I had to choose, I would say there aren't enough food options? ;)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue doing what you're doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Greatest Company I Have Ever Worked For!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA

    I have been working at Facebook full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    + A single individual can make a huge impact within the company and on the world
    + Ideas are listened to and hacking is encouraged
    + No red tape & really fast paced
    + Great compensation & perks

    Cons

    + The company is starting to focus more on revenue

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Very impressed. Keep it up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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