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Updated Jul 23, 2019

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  • "culture, free food, transparency respect(in 302 reviews)

  • "Working with really smart people(in 251 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good place for SWE"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA

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

    Pros

    unlimited free food, great colleagues, flexible hours, good dev tools

    Cons

    middle management is getting worse

    Facebook2019-06-15
  2. Helpful (12)

    "Great company to give you experience and a big career boost, but not sustainable long-term"

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    Former Employee - User Experience Researcher in Menlo Park, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - The benefits: free food, laundry, shuttle transportation, business class on international flights, full health, dental, vision, decent 401k plan w/match - The things that you will learn and trainings you can take, you can learn from the best in the business. -Depending on your team and manager, you can have a lot of autonomy on projects.

    Cons

    - Bad press affects the entire company and morale (morale is really low right now) - Researcher pay is a joke (especially when considering equity). - Recent culture shift as they are hiring more and more people who are not authentic and expect too much. - They care more about the business needs than they do about the employees.

    Facebook2019-05-22
  3. "business systems analyst salary"

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    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    culture, free food, transparency respect

    Cons

    none, none, none, none, none

    Facebook2019-04-10
  4. Helpful (4)

    "Performance Review is a single point of failure (SPOF)"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Salary, friendly coworkers, a lot of benefit like free food, free wash.

    Cons

    Work life balance is so bad. Average 50 hours+ per week.

    Facebook2019-04-04
  5. Helpful (5)

    "Great place, but be prepared"

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    Current Employee - Event Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great perks, like really great perks Compensation Free food Nice people

    Cons

    Little room for error Can feel like a tiny person in a crowd of many Finding work life balance can be hard

    Advice to Management

    Increase diversity and hold managers accountable vs taking it out on their reports

    Facebook2019-03-18
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not good"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food laundry, don’t see any other pro ..smart candidate should not waste time at facebook

    Cons

    Feels like company is slowing down

    Facebook2019-04-18
  7. Helpful (1)

    "It is what you make of it"

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    Current Employee - Content Strategist in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    autonomous work, collaborative and open culture, flat hierarchy, disseminated decision making power, always recognized for your work, perks, free food

    Cons

    Commute, performance culture tends to encourage individualistic persists by some, commute, long days commuting, lacks sense of belonging due to size

    Advice to Management

    More teams/offices in SF to reduce commute burden which is a waste of time (up to 3.5 hours a day). Stricter enforcement of no meeting Wednesday is required.

    Facebook2019-03-06
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Absolutely Top Place To Work"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Amazing transparency with ability to ask executives any question you want -Top notch perks including childcare benefits, industry leading maternity leave, strong pay and stock compensation, generous PTO, free food, etc etc -Smart coworkers and close knit work environment -Strong managers with individualized coaching

    Cons

    -Fast paced work environment - not a place for slackers -Expect to undertake complex initiatives and own them yourself after initial direction provided -A lot of concepts and jargon to learn

    Advice to Management

    Maintain the high bar for talent and support you r existing staff as they further their careers

    Facebook2019-02-16
  9. Helpful (1)

    "My experience with Facebook"

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    Current Employee - Recruiting Coordinator in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Amazing amenities: Free food, shuttles to and from work, gym, intelligent people, free beer & wine on Fridays 2. Great internal tools 3. Work life balance 4. Room for growth 5. Great culture & good mix of diversity

    Cons

    1. Hard to grow since Facebook is becoming bigger each year. It's possible, but harder each year and competitive 2. Favoritism among certain teams 3. Not as transparent as they like to say they are

    Facebook2019-02-16
  10. Helpful (14)

    "Contract converted to Full Time Employee"

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    Current Employee - Designer in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    • Work Life balance • Shuttles that will take you just about anywhere in the bay area • Fast culture that allows mistakes as long as you continue to move forward • So many diverse opportunities • Ability to apply to transition roles if yours isn't working out • Amazing benefits for Full Time Employees including free food, stipends for gym memberships & free dry cleaning • Open line of communication...

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    Cons

    • Contractors are expected to act like full time employees in every facet of the job EXCEPT the benefits • Some managers could use management training to better handle sensitive information like peer reviews • People forget they work with each other, and forget to treat one another with respect on shuttles

    Advice to Management

    Be upfront with your contractors about head count. If you know they won't be a conversion, have that conversation early on. Also, just because we are an open company, doesn't mean you need to give fast feedback or have crucial conversations in public spaces. I've seen 3-4 managers giving really tough feedback in very public areas.

    Facebook2018-10-29
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