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"Great place to learn while having an impact"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
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Approves of CEO

I have been working at Facebook full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Incredibly smart coworkers
Very interesting problems of scale to work on
Very flat corporate structure - anyone can have an impact
Extremely open culture
Amazing free food and great campus

Cons

Long hours are the norm
Can be very high-pressure around deadlines or when something goes wrong
Back-end work generally viewed as less glamorous than front-end work
Everyone outside the company always asks about the stock price

Advice to Management

Keep doing a great job and try not to change the culture

Other Employee Reviews for Facebook

  1. "One of the best, if not the best place to work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and perks.
    Great culture.
    Interesting projects.
    Big on employee growth and development.
    Very collaborative work environment.
    Great parties to help employees take some time away from the office.

    Cons

    No complaints yet. Company is always focused on getting better. If I had to choose, I would say there aren't enough food options? ;)

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you're doing.


  2. "Greatest Company I Have Ever Worked For!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    + A single individual can make a huge impact within the company and on the world
    + Ideas are listened to and hacking is encouraged
    + No red tape & really fast paced
    + Great compensation & perks

    Cons

    + The company is starting to focus more on revenue

    Advice to Management

    Very impressed. Keep it up.

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