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"Sweet place to work"

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  • 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
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Never go hungry
Always have clean clothes
Manager listens to issues and aids in solution/resolution
Management focused on employee satisfaction
Coworkers wickedly intelligent
Flexibility in work hours
Autonomy
Move fast, be bold
Ability to be innovative

Cons

Multiple review cycles that detract from the real work
Inconsistency in ratings
Some employees not acting as owners
Complaints from employees on the most ridiculous things
Ripsticks in the walkways

Advice to Management

My advice to the leadership at Facebook is to keep doing what you do everyday to make the workplace fun to return to day after day.

Other Employee Reviews for Facebook

  1. "Facebook is the best engineering organization I have ever worked for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A bureaucracy-free environment that allows you to simply get work done
    Strong management with strong technical background all the way to the top
    Very metric-driven engineering team
    The ability to prioritize tasks based on what you think is important
    A remarkably well defined review process that encourages personal development in different areas
    Company policy to leave unnecessary meetings early or skip them entirely

    Cons

    Some politics and cliques
    Some user-facing projects have too many product managers
    Some late nights when supporting new code pushes
    Fighting fires can become a full time job

    Advice to Management

    Don't stop being open and transparent
    Daytime hackathons to encourage more participation for engineers with family commitment
    Improve recruiting's ability to filter candidates so engineering interviews have lower reject rate


  2. "Great workplace and perks !"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - It's Facebook
    - Some of the smartest people you'll ever meet work there.
    - Great projects, fast pace, high impact.
    - Personal empowerment.
    - Free food!

    Cons

    - you might gain weight.

    Advice to Management

    You need to improve PR and be more pro-active about user security/privacy concerns.

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