Facebook Career and Employment Information

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Facebook is one of those companies where almost everyone would love to work. It’s at the forefront of innovation in the technology sector that connects people with each other and the vast information on the web.  

Facebook endeavors to attract top talent by creating a culture that supports creativity and self-directed productivity.  The company famously provides meals for employees, dry cleaning, free transportation, a full-service gym, employee parties and unlimited snacks as part of an effort to cultivate an atmosphere of fun.

Facebook is ranked as a top company to work for on many lists of best companies.

Facebook Career and Employment Information

Here's information on Facebook jobs including how to search for Facebook jobs, how to apply for Facebook jobs, company benefits, and information on the Facebook hiring process.

Facebook Job Listings

You can search for job opportunities by keyword at over 50 locations worldwide. Candidates can browse for open positions on Facebook teams including Software Engineering; Legal, Finance, Facilities, and Admin; Communications and Public Policy; Product Management; IT and Security; People and Recruiting; Design and User Experience; Infrastructure; Data and Analytics; Sales and Business Development; Online Operations and Marketing.  You can also browse jobs in Facebook office locations by clicking on a handy map.  

Click on an appealing opportunity from your list of search results, and you will find a complete description of the position and a list of educational and experience requirements.

 Press the "Apply Now" button on the bottom of the job description and you will be directed to upload your resume and complete an online application.

There is a specific section in the career site for students and recent graduates.  Students can identify internship opportunities in either the Facebook University for Business or the Facebook University for Engineering.

 Facebook also separates jobs for university graduates in this segment of the site.

Interview and Application Tips

Facebook looks for high impact employees who are bold enough to take risks and navigate uncharted arenas.  Prepare for interviews by identifying how you have made a difference in various jobs and roles that you have occupied.  Be ready to reference specific examples of innovation, creativity and thinking outside the box.  Facebook looks for problem solvers and may ask you to reflect on challenges that you met and what you learned from the experience.  

Recruiters will be looking for evidence that you strive for self-improvement. Engineering candidates will be presented with coding problems and asked how they would approach solutions.  Be prepared to think on your feet and provide a rationale for your strategies. Facebook receives an abundance of applications from highly qualified candidates.  Applicants who network with Facebook employees and recruiters through LinkedIn and college alumni networks can gain referrals that will enhance the visibility of your candidacy.

Facebook is an equal opportunity employer and prides itself on the diversity of its employees.

Just remember, this is Facebook, and they do mention that they may access the publicly available information on your Facebook profile during your application process.

Employee Benefits

Facebook offers a very generous benefits package including stock options, full health, dental and vision coverage, paid maternity/paternity leave, four weeks’ vacation, and financial support for adoption and childcare.

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