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Amazing company where engineers rule

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Facebook

Pros

Facebook has amazing perks for employees and tried really hard to be the best employer in the valley. Their benefits are next to none and the company is genuinely interested in ensuring that people are happy and stay for the long run. Also the people in the company are really smart and hence it is easy to have a super enriching experience working here.

Cons

The work atmosphere is intense and too engineering centric. Some employees have risen quickly as they have been in the right place at the right time but are not necessarily the best for their role.

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  1. 4 people found this helpful

    Not so great unless you are FTE

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Facebook as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Pleasant atmosphere. Convenient onsite perks. Friendly, well-meaning people. Opportunities to be hired in-house if someone likes you.

    Cons

    As a vendor you are a second-class citizen. One may have the responsibility for a project, but no one consults your opinion on how to best execute. Too much top-down, one-way communication. Reactionary, impulsive decision making based on limited, often incorrect or incomplete, information makes it difficult to focus and be effective on longterm goals.

    Everything is based on relationships. So if you are an FTE, you could be completely inept, inappropriate, offensive and egotistical, (--as long as it's to a vendor--) but if you get along well with the right people, it's overlooked.

    I recommend working here only as an FTE.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Survey your contingent and contract workers. Most of these people are just as dedicated, intelligent and capable. Practice more inclusion and gratitude.

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  2. Great company

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Facebook as an intern

    Pros

    Great benefits, dynamic environment, laid back

    Cons

    Nothing comes to my mind

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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