Career breaks are one of the most challenging obstacles for women returning to the workforce. Having a company that not only looks past one, but recognizes them as a part of their diversity initiative, makes returning to work a lot easier… and a lot more enjoyable!
Just ask Jacinta C., who returned to work at Facebook after a six-year career break. Jacinta recognized the uphill climb that returning to work presented, “Staying home for six years was often a lonely experience for me—I didn’t have the team-based collaborative work I was used to or the rewards like salary, recognition or days off,” she said.
However in Facebook’s eyes, diversity of background and experience is paramount to their culture. After working at FB in a contract position, Jacinta landed her dream role on FB Global Marketing team, and quickly learned that Facebook’s culture permeates the day to day life on the job, “There is a lot of empathy on my team for what’s going on outside of work and we’re all helping each other seek that balance, which I love,” she said. Read more of Jacinta’s story here >>
Fun Facts About Facebook
Facebook offers their employees…
A 30-day work break after 5 years of employment.
Onsite laundry and dry cleaning services.
A 6-month on-boarding program!
Coaching & Mentoring programs.
Excellent relocation packages for new hires (new job, new city!).
Volunteer opportunities in your community.
Paid leave for new parents and adoption and surrogate support programs.
Featured Jobs with Facebook
Facebook has campuses worldwide with over 2,500 available jobs across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and more. Please explore their open roles and follow the application instructions below.
How to Apply
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