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6 people found this helpful  

Great company, high responsibilities but supportive environment

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

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

Pros

High responsibilities from day one. High powers from day one. The company lives up to its motto of move fast and don't be afraid.

Cons

Hard core environment, if you don't deal well with extra responsibility and require strong leadership instead of autonomy you probably won't have the best time

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep the hacker culture, beware process and corporate behavior. Always do the right thing for the world.

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Positive Outlook
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company, smart people.

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Facebook as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Get to work with really smart people.
    Incredibly fast-paced dev environment.
    Do everything to make you happy - place you on projects you're excited about.
    best perks

    Cons

    Lots of work.
    Almost no cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Amazing Place to Work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Facebook

    Pros

    -Performance is judged by impact
    -You work with some of the smartest people in the world
    -You are given a tremendous amount of autonomy and discretion to achieve results
    -Management is very receptive to employee engagement/happiness and actively strives to maintain start-up culture

    Cons

    -Work/life balance is difficult
    -While the benefits are great, cash compensation is underwhelming

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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