Seriously, This Is Not The Worst Thing About Working At Facebook. Or Anywhere For That Matter
Aug 21, 2013 19:36
Facebook has been regarded as one of the best places to work. Even their interns get paid more than the average worker. The only problem? It's a really tough job too.
Two or three times a year, Facebook engineers have to completely re-arrange their lives for two weeks while they serve something called "oncall duty."
During "oncall duty" they are responsible for keeping the service up and running. It can last for two weeks and rotates between Facebook's engineering teams.
Over on Quora, a Facebook engineer named Keith Adams says it is "the worst thing about working at Facebook."
In those two weeks, he can't leave town, and can't have "one too many" and has to keep his phone by his bed with the ringer on. "Debugging under time pressure through a 3am haze." He says it's "stressful."
Though while he says its tough, Adam says he likes that it exists because "I can't imagine any better way to preserve some of Facebook's most positive attributes."
We can't really tell if this is a complaint or praise, How do you feel about assuming responsibility at work when it may eat into personal time?
'With great powers, comes great responsibility', (Uncle Ben).
Registering a company to kick start your operations is not an easy task. However, with the right partners, you can register and incorporate your business and work in a foreign land with no hassle at all. Singapore is one of the growing business economies globally that welcomes businesses from its citizens and foreigners. Read more
Every year, the Selection Staff Commission conducts the SSC CPO (Central Police Organisations) exam to recruit candidates for the post of sub-inspector in either Delhi Police, CISF, CRPF, BSF, ITBPF, or the SSB department in CPO. The post of sub-inspector is one of the most prestigious jobs in the country. Many candidates aspire to become sub-inspectors to work for the betterment of the country. Read more
Bingo is a classic game known for being fun, social and usually very affordable to participate. Basically, Bingo is one of the best forms of entertainment to represent value for money. Traditionally, the aim of the game is to be the first player to complete a line or a full house in order to win a prize. You are given a card with numbers on, numbers are called out and then you mark the called numbers off your card. Read more