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Updated 17 July, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good work-life balance and flexibility" (in 88 reviews)

  • "An AMPLE amount of free food is another great perk" (in 239 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be a struggle at times - it is up to the individual to prioritize" (in 257 reviews)

  • "Expect to Work Hard in line with the Move Fast mantra that pervades the company ethos" (in 60 reviews)

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  1. "Jr designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, good energy

    Cons

    Too busy! Overwhelming load, was not suitable for Jr designer r


  2. "Client Solution Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    - best in class career training to help you advance
    - amazing company culture, efficient, respectful, one of the best employer in the world
    - really good benefits and perks
    - kind, amazing teammates that you can learn a lot from them

    Cons

    become a bit political after its massive expansion, some of the people that this company hire which some of the colleagues agree that they dont deserve to be here

    Advice to Management

    be more careful when hiring, make sure the person you hire truly has what it take to be in this company, instead of taking all the benefits Facebook brings and contribute nothing.

  3. "Full Stack Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great comp
    - free lunch

    Cons

    - can be demanding at times


  4. Helpful (1)

    "A total disillusionment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Teammates
    - Perks
    - Salary

    Cons

    - Incompetent management
    - Office culture which is way too political
    - Incompetent HR who are unable to protect employees from management
    - Being forced to become a Yes person
    - Work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Stop the fake-ness and treat your employees more like humans and less like robots


  5. "Fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tons of autonomy, lots of career progression opportunity, freedom to think, great management team

    Cons

    Getting large quickly and beginning to feel big. Negative press cycles take a toll on employee morale.


  6. "Coffee consumer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Great
    you get to drink coffee

    Cons

    have to drink too much coffee


  7. "Strong teams, interesting work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Ability to solve complex and interesting problems with truly world-class teams. Focus on people.

    Cons

    Working in such a large campus, in a very crowded tech ecosystem, there are a lot of potential distractions.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work — minimize distractions, focus on people, and continue building stellar teams.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Altogether incredible!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Partner in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Client Partner in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Quality of people in all areas - incredibly smart, collaborative, curious, friendly, and supportive
    - Interesting work, with complex problems to solve in so many areas
    - Transparency and opportunity to learn from the periphery
    - Communication - frequent and open communication from leadership team, both local and global
    - Incredible perks and benefits

    Cons

    I'm 4 months in... no meaningful or obvious perks yet. I'll update this section in a few months or as things change.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Strategist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    It was such a great environment!

    Cons

    Hard pressure environment, lots of people.


  10. "Partner manager"

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    Former Employee - Client Partner in London, ON
    Former Employee - Client Partner in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    awesome team, good salary, strong perks, flexible hrs

    Cons

    rigid management, progression slow, slow strategy, more experienced management

    Advice to Management

    more streamlined processes


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