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Facebook Hyderabad Reviews

Updated June 11, 2017
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  • Work life balance is hard to manage (in 187 reviews)

  • Work-life balance: pressure to move fast (in 50 reviews)

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  1. "Perfect user"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Executive in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Data Executive in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I dont want to waste my time.and i want to do something different in my life

    Cons

    Many of peoples wish to earn and to lead a happy life and work comfortable.

    Advice to Management

    To improve the speed of Facebook


  2. "Kickass company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    An amazing company to work for offering a plethora of opportunities. Transparent and no BS.

    Cons

    Need to maintain a high energy all the time. Hard for introverts to work at.

    Advice to Management

    Need to take long term strategic decisions

  3. "Really fun"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Intern - Intern in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Brilliant environment to work in

    Cons

    Long hours and nothing else


  4. "Best place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stunning work environment
    Nice food and transport facilities
    Open work environment

    Cons

    This is one of the best places to work

    Advice to Management

    No advice. Thanks for all the care


  5. Helpful (3)

    "A little too dynamic for their own good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Open, positive culture (it really is): goals are assigned to you at the beginning of the half mostly basis your strength areas

    - Opportunity to work with one of the industry leaders in online media - the platform and its underlying are a tech enthusiast's dream

    -Not a 'hire and fire' company. They really care about their employees.

    - Lavish, almost extravagant benefits: you can get spa massages reimbursed, for instance.

    Cons

    - Facebook feels like a young and aggressive teenager. Granted, its prime focus is to grab a bigger slice of pie from Google but that seems to be driving its entire business strategy.

    - Hyderabad undergoes re-orgs way too frequently, which has resulted in mass attrition with several senior managers moving on.

    - Under-hiring talent: There is no difference between the role/designation of an ISB MBA with 3 years of solid work ex and an undergrad fresher from a local college. HR needs to work out this motivational deterrent else attrition is set to rise.

    - Inverted pyramid hiring in the sales team: Way too many senior and mid-level managers are being hired as individual contributors for roles that are given to college grads in other locations. Limited growth opportunities because of this.

    Advice to Management

    Please rethink your hiring bar, especially in Hyderabad. Some of the full-timers can barely communicate and several mid-level managers are NOT a culture fit.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Business Analyst"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    really good place to work

    Cons

    not really great in terms of compensation


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good work culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Independence to drive project
    2. Working with a lot of cross functional partners and learning how people with different background work

    Cons

    1. A lot of Hierarchy in India office
    2. Difficult to maintain work life balance

  8. "Best Organization ever."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everything at Facebook is Pro. Employee would never feel like going back to home. The humbleness among employees is Jaw dropping.

    Cons

    Freshers will face lot of difficulties if they ever think of joining other organization after working here right after the graduation.


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Community Operations - Hyderabad"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Facilities given to the employee, to travel to work and at work are very good. They try to provide a very comfortable enviornment to work.

    Cons

    1. The Hiring department of the company is below par. Only importance is given to Work experience not essentially in the area of expertise required. Employees coming from Premier graduation and Post graduate insitutes are considered at the same level as that of candidates from local institutes(probably done to save cost of relcoation, not expected of such a big brand)
    2. The talent across Hyderabad floor and across international offices (I have visited 2) are extremely mediocre, essentially because of point number 1.
    3. The attitude of collaboration and working as a team, is severly lacking in most hires in the company.
    4. The middle and senior management is hogwash and power rests in the hands of 1/2 managers who play office politics well.
    5. Middle level managers are totally impotent, Because essentially they have no power which is attributed to managers in a usual organizational set up.

    Advice to Management

    1. Improving hiring techniques, more experience =! Good hire, Education Pedigree is equally important
    2. Do not undergo Reorganization frequently, classic strategy to lose good talent, Though one may be arrogant enough to attract good talent time and again but things do cap off and Name spreads like fire in the market!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "A mixed review!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    - A leading tech player in the world committed to making the world more open and connected. Everything Facebook does will impact people in a massive way. Very credible & humbling to be a part of such a journey

    - You're taken care of. You really don't worry about day to day things which otherwise eat up your time. The benefits & perks have got you covered

    - Bright, Young & Passionate people to work with. You don't want to be a part of a group which has had a conventional approach to things. Peeps at facebook come from different parts of the country, unique experiences & have a zest to perform.

    Cons

    - The Hyd office is moving towards a "Contractors-Only" office. The best people have moved out & the best projects have been re-allocated to other offices. There's no actual meaty problem to solve otherwise

    - People don't question (enough). As a an employee I remember one of the biggest culture drivers & work was people being really passionate about problems to solve. I guess that fire has burned out.

    - Weak Management. An employee would expect a manager to advocate for his / her projects globally. And that has gone down drastically.

    Advice to Management

    - Re-brand Hyd office in the global scenario & get more challenging stuff to work on
    - Recognize the fact that your best people are leaving (slowly & steadily)


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