Facebook Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 29 Dec 2020

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4.4
89%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
Approve of CEO
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg
3,950 Ratings
Pros
  • "I mean free food tastes so much better than non-(in 391 reviews)

  • "Lots of smart people to work with(in 325 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance can be challenging depending on your team(in 461 reviews)

  • "Despite some reports, you do not need to work long hours in order to succeed at Facebook(in 92 reviews)

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  1. "People Operations Lead"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and free food

    Cons

    Terrible management, Long hours, lack of diversity

  2. "A great place to work, most of the time"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Security Manager in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation, feeling of global impact, lots of perks such as ISP reimbursement and food and rental cars and a wellness reimbursement

    Cons

    Long hours with few rewards beyond a pat on the back, very limited career advancement opportunities, no realistic long-term remote work opportunities

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  3. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Country Manager in Istanbul

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, fast pace environment

    Cons

    Long hours and high turnover

  4. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer 

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

    Pros

    Overall great culture, smart people

    Cons

    Very stressful, must work long hours

  5. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Graduate Trainee in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at Facebook for less than a year

    Pros

    It is an excellent place to begin the career

    Cons

    Could be long hours also less career development opportunities

  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teams, career growth, good pay

    Cons

    Long hours and unsocial hours.

  7. COVID-19
    Helpful (1)

    "Program Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Perks (Free food in office, gym reimbursement), Good maternity and paternity leave

    Cons

    Long hours (working across timezones around the world so early morning and late night meetings), Very high expectations during Covid (getting feedback on performance almost weekly)

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  8. "swe intern"

    2.0
    Former Intern - SWE Intern 

    I worked at Facebook

    Pros

    great company, good pay, exposure to executives

    Cons

    long hours, high expectation bar, little diversity

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Ehh"

    1.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Leader in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free stuff, High Pay, Great support

    Cons

    Long hours No work life balance

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  10. "So. much. food."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook for less than a year

    Pros

    The amount of free (and delicious) food you will have at your disposal all day every day is insane. Laid back atmosphere, casual attire.

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of work.

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