Facebook, a giant name in the world of social media. Be it Instagram, be it WhatsApp or be it even the plain old Facebook, millions and millions of users log in daily to interact with the outside world virtually. It is indeed astonishing how social media has brought together the world as one and people can interact with anyone in any corner of the world just with the help of a click and a good internet connection.
Now think about this, how cool will it be if you get a chance to become a Facebook employee and be the one who is tying the people on the planet with the string of data and wires.
Pretty cool, no?
Let’s take a deeper dive into how you can actually make it into Facebook with the help of the ultimate tool – CodeStudio.
Roadmap to Facebook Placement
I am sure you are pretty psyched up by now for joining Facebook. But how do you land the job of your dreams?
Coding Ninjas has been working with industrial experts and students for a long time now. They understand what the companies need and they are also very understanding of the fact how students like to prepare for their interviews. This is why the team at Coding Ninjas created CodeStudio. A one stop solution for all your preparation needs.
Code Studio has a dedicated section for Facebook which will offer you an easy way into the company you always wanted to be a part of.
Step 1: Read Interview Experiences
While preparing for an interview you all must know by now that unexpected things happen. But when you are well aware of the company’s interview process, you feel more confident and can identify a pattern and start working on it.
CodeStudio offers you a list of interview experiences from students who had previously interviewed for the job. While other places might give you the same, Code Studio has the advantage of a great user experience as it clearly distinguishes between the rejected and the selected candidates making you note the do’s and don’ts of the event.
Here is the link for you to read the interview experience of Mridul Gupta.
Step 2: Practice till you drop
Once you are done with your research about the company, you can now successfully proceed to practicing code and continue practicing it till you know all the concepts by heart.
You can do this in two ways:
- Go to the complete list of questions on Code Studio and filter the questions by company.
- Take advantage of the Top 100 Facebook Interview Questions curated by CodeStudio.
Here is the link for Top 100 Facebook Interview Questions specially prepared by CodeStudio for the students.
Here is an example of a question by Facebook present on the CodeStudio platform. In the left pane you see the prompt for the question and in the right pane you can write the code. The left pane also contains average time and the difficulty level of the question.
It is advised to practice questions, again and again, participate in discussions and only read the editorial when you feel stuck and are unable to solve the question at all.
Frequently Asked Questions
CodeStudio is a platform to assist you in your preparations to become a Facebook employee. It provides you with all the material you need. All you need is to put in your hard work, dedication and time into it.
Facebook’s corporate culture is appreciated far and wide. It upholds the persona of being a developer and having fun. The pay is good, the colleagues are your family and the company treats you like a precious gem. What more do you really need?
Yes, Facebook offers internships for undergraduates in their sophomore or junior years.
Every Facebook job has different eligibility criteria. You are requested to check the eligibility before applying for a job at Facebook.
Facebook employees have a diverse skill set, both technical and non-technical. The skill set varies with varying job profiles, but one thing remains constant – diligence and the will to make the world a technologically better place.
According to Payscale, the average salary of a software development engineer at Facebook in India is about 12 lakh rupees.
The primary reason for you not getting any calls for interviews is because your profile did not fit the company’s requirements. It could be because you did not curate your resume according to the company or because your skill set does not match what they are looking for.
To increase your chances of getting an interview, you should look for an interview preparation course or coding programs for placements. There you are offered actionable advice on things you need to do to increase your chances of getting an interview.
You should wait for a week for the interviewer to call if you are expecting a call for your first interview. However, if you are waiting for your second or third interview, you should wait for seven to ten days.
A student who has taken up a coding interview preparation course is aware of all the aspects of an interview and is most likely to clear the interview.
The interviewer’s body language and the words he chooses will signify if you have been identified as the selected candidate for your job. The tone of the conversation changes, the interviewer starts using ‘when’ instead of ‘if’ and he starts to praise you and the work you have done.
Phone interviews are generally taken to identify candidates who are supposed to be eliminated from the list of candidates for the position and for those who are unavailable for an in-person interview.
Having your toolkit ready with CodeStudio now you are all set to carry forward your journey to becoming a developer of your dreams, a developer at Facebook. While CodeStudio can provide you with everything you need, it is your diligence and hard work that will carry you to success.
Be determined enough and have that passion in your hearts. You can do it. Make yourself believe that you can win and there will not be anything that can stop you to reach your goal. Make yourself and everyone around you so proud. Work till you drop.
By Pooja Gera