Facebook Reviews in Hyderābād

Updated June 26, 2014
Updated June 26, 2014
754 Reviews

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Pros
  • The best thing about this place is that you have so many smart people around you (in 70 reviews)

  • Free food, young and lively coworkers, downtown location (in 53 reviews)


Cons
  • Not the most understanding environment when it comes to work/life balance (in 42 reviews)

  • Long Hours and some times you cant balance work and your personal life (in 24 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place and great people to work with

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    People, Work Atmosphere, Pressure less

    Cons

    Contract System, Monotonous work, Irrelevant outside

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Ad Review Analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Ad Analyst  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Ad Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Facebook as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Lovely place to work
    Very Open

    Cons

    This place is good as it is

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep Killing It

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Facebook full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Gives you the opportunity to build your career the way you would like to
    Amazing work culture
    Very supportive and helpful colleagues

    Cons

    Salary, may be but taken care by the benefits that the company has to offer (includes food, pick ups, gym membership)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys are awesome! Stay the same way!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Awesome working experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Facebook full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are so many things..

    Cons

    Ver few things which you will hate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing. They all are fine

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Mindblowing!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Facebook full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great deal of flexibility
    Most amazing senior management and some of the best mentors
    The perfect place to kickstart your career and learn about the corporate
    A dynamic organization with well defined structures. But not so rigidly defined that you lose out on flexibility
    free food, great parties and offsites, intellectual and passionate people and the best culture

    Cons

    Low compensation and long working hours ( though largely a personal choice)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Impactful work. Great peers. Greater learning.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Specialist  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    People. Food. Culture. Work/Life balance. Opportunity to work some great industry leaders. Impactful projects --> more users see/feel that impact during their experience on the site.

    Cons

    mid/senior management. tending to get bureaucratic. myopic view of large-scale projects/work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Satisfied Ex-Employee

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    Former Employee - Specialist, Global Marketing Solutions  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Specialist, Global Marketing Solutions in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Facebook full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work culture. They literally move fast. Things get done very quickly. People are helpful, and some of the best people you'll meet.

    Cons

    The ambiguity in work sometimes gets to you. No career path, and proper mentoring that you can claim. Everything with regards to personal or career development is laden with jargon and hyperbole in discussions. Things like "you have to move to the next level" are what you'll hear, but not how to.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please listen to employees about career paths, and do something for everyone who works for you. If you let people go because you have decided to downsize in the back-offices, even though they are stellar performers, you aren't really living up to your values.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 5 people found this helpful  

    Incredibly challenging and rewarding

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Your rate of personal growth will be astounding. You will rub shoulders with the very best and you will have the ability to learn from, and contribute across a wide range of competencies, and pick up several new skills and solve challenges you never thought you could.

    You are working on fresh cutting edge problems, wherever you work in the company, and the enthusiasm and cheer is really amazing, and fires you up !

    People work really hard. Very little corporate politics. People will go to any extent to assist you with anything you are doing. People will be usually seen debating wide-ranging subjects that affect the World all over campus.

    Cons

    The learning curve tapers off after your first two years unless you are in roles that offer you immense elbow room (such as myself) - The opportunities to rectify this are there nevertheless.

    Sometimes, the frenzy of belief in product borders on cult status, with designers, engineers and product teams residing in proverbial ivory towers, oblivious to pains of the World outside Menlo Park, CA

    Hiring standards are dropping slightly, principles are compromised upon ! Newsfeed itself is now a place where ads are shown. Monetization has suddenly propped up from nowhere, where all it would have taken for us to have a better performance in the markets , would have been for Mark to have taken the IPO more seriously.

    The satellite offices ( India for example) are often seen as poor second cousins with respect to everything. They don't command the automatic respect that a designer in Menlo Park would.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure a much more solid career path now for individuals (doesn't have to be ala McKinsey) and let go of the "Jungle Gym" narrative. It is accepted now that we are a company that is unlike any other, and the "Jungle Gym" philosophy is already old hat. We know that we have those opportunitites, but it really is disheartening when two or three different teams end up claiming advantages for the same piece of achievement. ( Advertiser growth for example) - I can't elaborate more publicly.

    The respective teams should know that they have to understand their pure, distilled philosophy for why they themselves are working on things, and learn as much as possible before "silo-ing" themselves in the pursuit of solutions that do not work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    Awesome place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - User Operations Specialist  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - User Operations Specialist in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    We work with some of the best brains in the industry and also get to interact with highly learned and experienced people. Work culture is awesome.

    Cons

    Free food and calories :)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to be open and help in maintaining the flat org culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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