Facebook Reviews | Glassdoor

Facebook Reviews

Updated Oct 21, 2020

To filter reviews, or .
4.5
93%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
Approve of CEO
Pros
  • "I mean free food tastes so much better than non-(in 377 reviews)

  • "Lots of smart people to work with(in 308 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance can be challenging depending on your team(in 423 reviews)

  • "Despite some reports, you do not need to work long hours in order to succeed at Facebook(in 84 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (47)

    "People Focused"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Facebook deeply cares about its employees and has built a compelling culture around support and growth. Career growth opportunities are plentiful. If you don't like the team you're on or don't get the support you want from your manger, Facebook empowers you to find new teams or projects. Facebook wants its employees to be invested in their work and to feel connected to its larger mission. If large scale opportunities and growth are important to you, Facebook is a fantastic place to work.

    Cons

    Facebook's culture is demanding and fast paced. The greatest aspect of working at Facebook is that everyone is very motivated and very smart. The problem with this is that they all expect the very same of you. Holding a very high bar for excellence can certainly be demanding so it's important to make sure you're always carefully paying attention to your own personal work/life balance.

  2. "Good work life balance and great team members"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer Advocate in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Good work life balance and great team members.

    Cons

    Things move fast which can be a pro or con


  3. Helpful (406)

    "Fast paced company with high expectations, but incredibly fair. You won't a place that cares more about it's people."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Incredible benefits - Excellent compensation that rewards strong performance - Lots of autonomy - Tons of room for growth - Very transparent from the top down - Strong leadership - Intelligent and caring colleagues - The most fair and well thought out review process you will find everywhere - Exciting work

    Cons

    - If you don't learn to make the work life balance work for you, it can be exhausting. But you'll also be given lots of support with this if you ask for it. - It doesn't matter how good you are at your job, chances are you're going to be surrounded by a ton of other people who are just as good if not better. Imposter syndrome is real, but if you got an offer, you probably belong here too.

    Continue reading

    Facebook Response

    Director, Global Recruiting Programs and Operations

    Thank you for the feedback. From the Life@ benefits and conveniences to the many employee affinity and advice groups, we are all here to support you. If you need additional help, please reach out to your HR Business Partner.

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Environment. And also good teammates.

    Cons

    - Hard Work - Really Busy - Hard Vacation plan

  5. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA

    I have been working at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Smart teammates, good cafe and tech support.

    Cons

    A little bit busy sometimes

  6. "Good job"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    I thought that this was a good job

    Cons

    There wasn't much to say negatively

  7. "Amazing Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Lake Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Great Salary for expierence at the time

    Cons

    There can be some rude people here and there

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Coolest company on earth. ever.

    Cons

    SF is so damn expensive.

  9. "Good place"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Production Engineering Intern in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Facebook full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues and interesting problems.

    Cons

    Very large. Hard to grasp layout sometimes

  10. "Awesome"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Facebook full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The culture, people and diversity are amazing. The company offer good compensation, friendly work environment and a lot of benefits.

    Cons

    So far, I had a great experience working for Facebook.

2,635 English reviews out of 5,359