Why Being Generous Pays Off - Kat Gray, Facebook

Kat Gray, Director of Learning and Development at Facebook, shares her career story and career advice for young people. Kat leads a team of 10 at Facebook who focus on helping employees to continue their learning journeys throughout their career and reach their full potential. Prior to working for Facebook, she worked at Viacom for 10 years working with MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. In this video she gives us an insight into her role and what it’s like to work for one of the biggest tech companies in the world. Some of the areas discussed include:

  • What her role at Facebook means and what it involves 
  • The company culture at Facebook and what she loves about working there
  • What she was like as a teenager and the route she took after school 
  • Why you should always give more than you get back
  • How curiosity will help you get ahead
  • The skills that she encourages young people to focus on 

The Circl Interview Series asks leaders of the UK’s most exciting businesses to share their career paths and advice with the next generation of talent. Check out our other interviews with professionals from organisations such as PwC, Engine Group and Barclays.