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Have been here for four+ years and not going anywhere

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Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager  in  Menlo Park, CA
Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Menlo Park, CA

I have been working at Facebook full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

- I get to help solve problems for a billion people... literally. I go to parties and friends complain to me about Facebook and I love it... because I'm empowered to help make it better. I often turn around and literally try and solve those exact problems because I *can* help.
- I get to solve really interesting business problems.
- I have access to the most senior executives -- even though it's big, it isn't *that* layered.
- The perks are outstanding. My friends tease me for getting to work at grown up Disneyland.

Cons

The commute from SF is a bummer, but I agree with not having an office up there.

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    Great Learning Opportunity and the best People

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    Current Employee - Software Engineering New Grad  in  Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineering New Grad in Menlo Park, CA

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

    Pros

    People are Awesome.
    They help you grow and a very open-minded and supporting environment
    Great Perk.
    I feel less Politics in career track as long as you gain support and trust from team members.

    Cons

    People are too good and you feel peer pressure in terms of trying to survive from a company where many of the people enjoy and love what they do and are full of passion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the Culture while growing the employees.

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    A fun ride, with lots of opportunities to soar

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA

    I have been working at Facebook full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - The culture is very open and honest, and the heavy use of groups internally keeps everyone accountable to others. Company-wide Q&As also keep the management team transparent.
    - The work you do is high impact, and products iterate quickly
    - Hackamonths actively encourage engineers to try a different team occasionally
    - Lots of opportunities to continue learning, like training for iOS and android development

    Cons

    - Work/life balance can be tough, depending on the team. This is up to personal preference though, and many teams (especially those in infrastructure) have more stable projects.
    - Coasting doesn't work here, you always have to be actively improving and not rest on laurels

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