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10 Worst Things About Working At Facebook

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 04 September 2013, 13:31 Hrs
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Bangalore: Facebook, world’s largest social networking company, has been regarded as one of the best places to work.

Glassdoor, the career site recently ranked the 50 best companies based on employee reviews and corporate data it collected. Facebook emerged as the best company to work for. The 28 reviews on Glassdoor found that Facebook pays its average intern $5,602 per month, more than what average U.S. citizen makes.

However, some Facebook employees, both past and present, in an open thread on Quora, divulged the details about the worst things about working for the social network. Read on to know 10 awful things about working at Facebook as compiled by Business Insider.

#10 "For six weeks out of the year, I'm on 24/7 on-call duty."

Every year, for six weeks, Facebook puts engineers on on-call duty; where they are responsible for keeping the service up and running, come what may. "For those weeks I don't leave town on the weekend; make especially sure not to have 'one too many' at any social gatherings I attend; and most importantly, carry and immediately respond to a charged phone where I can be reached 24/7, including leaving the ringer on on the nightstand as I sleep." - Keith Adams, Facebook engineer.

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