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Overhyped Lifelong Hackathon

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

I have been working at Facebook

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good pay, if you negotiate aggressively
Good food
Good benefits
Location is good, California is a nice place to live although expensive
Lots of exposure

Cons

Management is constantly pushing you
You don't work at your own pace, you have to work at everyone else's pace
Need to stay after work everyday and go to work on weekends
People are very egocentric and their ego is entirely tied to how much code they write
I'm afraid of getting fired every single day

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Engineer heaven

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Facebook

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You got to write lots of code

    Cons

    You have to write lots of code

    Advice to Management

    Be prepared to hack


  2. Helpful (2)

    By far the BEST place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Facebook

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Every employee has the ability to change the world everyday. It's an exciting place to work, with the smartest professionals in the industry, and awesome perks. Management is very hands off. If you are proactive you can work on any project that adds value to the company. The culture is awesome, my job is fun, and I am friends with the people I work with...I think that says a lot!

    Cons

    I eat, sleep, and breathe Facebook...however, this is entirely by choice. Work life balance can be difficult, if you aren't passionate about the companies mission then it might not be a place for you. With that said, most people love their jobs and choose to work long hours.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the company open and maintain our culture as we grow. Continue training younger managers and develop for career paths employees.


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