Fb plummets down record of greatest firms to work for after catastrophic yr

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  • Fb has misplaced its crown as the perfect place to work in America, falling seven locations down Glassdoor's 100 Greatest Locations to Work record.
  • It's Fb's lowest rating within the survey since 2015, when it completed in 15th place.
  • A string of scandals has dented firm morale, in keeping with an inside survey obtained by The Wall Road Journal.
  • Regardless of the unfavourable opinions, suggestions on Glassdoor stays largely optimistic.

Fb has tumbled seven locations on Glassdoor's record of the perfect locations to work after a yr of scandals, knowledge breaches, and worker discontent.

Glassdoor revealed its record of the 100 Greatest Locations to Work in 2019 on Tuesday, which is predicated on rankings and opinions left by workers.

Final yr, Fb topped the invoice because the primary place to work, however now it has fallen to quantity seven, simply behind LinkedIn. It's Fb's lowest rating within the survey since 2015, when it completed in 15th place.

A sequence of scandals this yr have impacted morale, in keeping with the outcomes of an inside firm survey obtained by The Wall Road Journal.

Again in 2017, 84% of the workforce "stated they had been optimistic in regards to the firm's future," a determine that has since dropped to only 52%. And 72% of workers beforehand stated "Fb was making the world higher" — now it is 53%.

Learn extra: Fb workers react to the newest scandals: "Why does our firm suck at having an ethical compass"

Glassdoor recognized frequent complaints from workers, which included "poor work-life stability" and "lengthy hours."

One evaluation from November, titled "Six months of unusual tech cult," stated the corporate shows a "full lack of ethical duty for the world." One other, additionally from November, lamented "the product will not be know-how, its [sic] the customers."

Beneath "recommendation to managers," one worker wrote: "Please get the corporate out of dangerous status droop... align enterprise aims with long-term technique of connecting individuals and communities."

However Fb's total rankings stay optimistic, with 96% of opinions saying they approve of CEO Mark Zuckerberg at time of writing. One reviewer described it as "Disneyland" for software program engineers, and one other wrote: "Do not consider all of the unfavourable press."

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