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very educative environment to work

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a conducive environment to learn and grow your career. Management care about the safety of his employees and invest much in training of their workers .
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Cutting edge technology

Best environment to constantly be learning.Vast amount of resourcesExposure to all aspects of software developmentInternal sources to learn cutting edge technologies


Technical expertise
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  • Feeling of personal appreciation
  • Time and location flexibility
  • Ability to learn new things

Very unprofessional on the HR/Management side of things.

What is the best part of working at the company?I worked there for 6 months and was laid off due to Covid-19. When I tried to come back they made up a lie and said I fell asleep on the job so they were no longer interested. When I litterally got a check for 2k when they laid us off as did everyone. What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Nothing was really stressful. The job was great. What is the work environment and culture like at the company?It was very strict and you always had to be on your toes. What is a typical day like for you at the company?Grouping to your team, and working alongside others to complete tasks.
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Amazing workplace with very competent coworkers

As a research engineer, your work depends on the specific team you are working with. However, here is a general outline of what a typical day might look like:You arrive at work and grab a breakfast if needed. Then, you start working. Some days start with a meeting with your team to track the project's progress. Then, you start working on the issues/todos that you have assigned for yourself. When stuck, you can reach out to one of the seniors researchers working on the same project and ask for help. By afternoon, you can go meet a few of your friends and have lunch together with some dessert. Once finished, you get back to work and keep working till evening. Then, you leave work and head home to relax, spend time with your family or friends, or pursue your hobbies and interests.
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Work Hard, Play Hard

We had a very productive and high bar to aspire to, however we did so with a smile on our face, jokes and playful banter were daily occurrences. I was included in last round of layoffs, even though last two perf cycles were Exceeds Expectations. I worked their 9 years and grateful for the friends and experience.
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I imagine this is what the end of the workd feels like. Vacuum of kindness and respect

What is the best part of working at the company?A ship without leadership or a captain. Completely listless and without regard for people or direction.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Its failure to provide work. Failure to perform. Constant layoffs and lack of leadership accountability.What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Stressful. Inauthentic. Frat boy worship of the CEO. Hunger Games atmosphere What is a typical day like for you at the company?Scrounging for work. Countless rescheduled meetings. Bobgoals or expectations
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All support I needed

I really liked working for this company because they were very kind, they are wonderful people, they provide excellent service, they pay fairly and on time, and they give many incentives.
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Ambiente muy rápido y orgnico

Esta empresa es una empresa gigante pero que sigue operando como una start Up. En momentos todo parece un caos pero de alguna manera los problemas son resueltos.
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I love matter, I appreciate how long her CEO has been driving

I love working at Meta. I am empowered to create my own work life, balance, and drive my own career forward. The ball is completely in my court. If anything is falling short, all I have to do is work with my manager on how to fix it. The only thing I don’t like right now is the uncertainty of layoffs constantly in the air. if layoffs could ever subside, I would love to get back to living the work in the company again.


Fully remote work, encouraged, management is excellent, it’s easy to get promoted and move up, tons of opportunity for advancement, rewarding work


Layoffs create uncertainty and cause stress for teams, making it difficult to navigate relationships and team dynamics right now.
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4 stars

What is the best part of working at the company?Work life balance, perks and metaverse projects. What is the most stressful part about working at the company?High standard - pressure to meet deadlines & numbers!What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Amazing. Come and accepted as is
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Great compensation and benefits, maybe sunsetting

Still great, but not what it used to be. Demoralizing with all the negative press. Good people, good benefits. Best health insurance and benefits are consolidated using a great portal. Job advancement is necessary until IC5


Great health insurance


Highly bureaucratic
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Not bad, but do feel pressure

Overall it is not bad. A lot of smart coworkers. However, it is true about the psc driven culture . Which made things weird. People have to chase after "impact" .
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productive but need to be more customer focused

Developers were highly productive but need to be more customer focused (documentation and software support. Software developers was highly skilled in their role. They need to understand the total impact of software from a user perspective.


Good pay


short-term focused
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Great pay and benefits, awful everything else.

Work life balance doesn't exist at Meta. I had to be available 24/7, with regularly scheduled meetings at literally any time day or night, and I was in HR. The pay isn't worth the stress and hours.


Free lunch
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One of the best places to work, period.

Best work experience I've ever had. Onboarding is thorough. You choose when you are done and can choose your team. People are talented and kind, so it's easy to learn new things. Developer experience is unreal. Internal tools are great, creating a new dev instance is a breeze. All code is available.
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benefit, team culture supportive

well paid. most co-workers are supportive and friendly. After re-org/layoff/re-org, things got crazy. We have to take over so many other team's works that we weren't familiar with in a short time. And everyone is eager/rush to show productive results. Things moving really fast but not really productive/meaningful in long term anymore.


free lunch/benefit


moving fast/pressure
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Good place to work but have to consider about impact all the time

The work is meaningful and can be used by millions of users, which would make you satisfied. However, since it's a social media company, employees are forced to post in the internal workplace to talk about their impacts to increase visibility, which might be a con for someone who prefers other ways.
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Dream company

I loved working at Facebook in the past five years, but 2022 was a sad year, as we are now called Meta. Mark is a great CEO, always caring for the employees.


free lunch, free iphone 14 free mac all perks


metaverse layoff stock tanked
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Great experience as SWE Intern

My team had incredible work-life balance, my skip-manager worked with everyone to help them achieve their promotion goals (even if they were to not be promoted this year). Compensation is very high.


Free meals, very high salary, great benefits
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fun place

but if you strip the in-office experience away the work is draining. you can get great opportunity for visibility but depending on ic little room for advancement.
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focus on employees

can't complain when you realize how much the company does for its employees. It's kind of crazy seeing people complain about reduction in amenities considering that most other companies don't offer nearly as much




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Based on 740 reviews

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3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
4.0 out of 5 stars for Compensation/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
4.0 out of 5 stars for Culture

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