What it does: Facebook allows people to connect with others by signing up for a free profile on the social media website.
Staff stats: more than 58,000 employees worldwide.
The good bits: Facebook tends to value a person’s skills over experience. Freshers can apply for jobs even if their credentials aren’t a perfect match.
The not-so-good bits: The company has a fast-paced culture that can overwhelm new hires. Office hours can be long and irregular when working with people from another time zone
As Singapore strengthens its reputation for innovation, Facebook is committed to helping businesses embrace the journey to digital by contributing to the country's economic prosperity and better serving the needs of the community. Teams here build products and tools that help people and businesses throughout the Asia Pacific create meaningful connections and support one another.
Supporting our employees is a core part of how we do business. We are proud of our supportive and inclusive culture and are dedicated to making Facebook welcoming to everyone who comes to work with us.
Freshers must be quick to adapt and learn the ropes once they join Facebook. The company values time so much that it incorporated it into its motto: ‘Move Fast. Be Bold. Be Yourself’.
Be prepared for potentially long office hours. Insiders said that work-life balance becomes affected when they need to work with their U.S. counterparts.
While a fast-paced work culture could overwhelm new hires, it also implies that they could contribute significantly within a short time.
An ideal candidate for Facebook embodies a daring personality that’s willing to learn and strive to make things better.
Freshers should focus on the company’s motto of moving fast and being bold to succeed in their job applications. While work tends to move quickly, the fast-paced culture presents an opportunity to accomplish something big from the get-go.
Facebook allows up to three job applications every 90 days. The company encourages freshers to apply for roles that strongly reflect their experience and skills.
If someone is unsure about meeting the requirements, insiders said that the company is inclined to value a candidate’s skills over experience. In other words, freshers should self-reflect on how their skill set matches the job’s demands.
The selection process mostly involves a written test and several rounds of interviews with potential colleagues and the hiring manager. A company executive shared these tips to prepare for interviews:
More importantly, Facebook attracts a lot of applicants who can solve problems. The ones who stand out are passionate about learning and making things better, as well as having a ‘builder’ mindset.
The company may complete the hiring process in as fast as three weeks.
Tech roles earn more at Facebook, even for interns and trainees. Senior roles in the creative department fetch higher salaries, unlike tech jobs that can pay more despite being an entry-level positions.