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Great people, great perks, great environment

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer III  in  New York, NY
Current Employee - Software Engineer III in New York, NY

I have been working at Google

Pros

Awesome food, great salary, wonderful coworkers. Lots of room for a self-starter to advance. Promotion can be quite rapid if you are determined and this is your goal. None of the cost/benefit approach to IT that you see at a lot of other companies.

Cons

Management can be clueless or absent at times. It can take a lot longer to get things done than you expect.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Remove blocks to rapid development and mandated platform use. Be more open in communication, particularly in explaining the reasons for controversial decisions.

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Mountain View, CA

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    The best employer I've ever had

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Google

    Pros

    - available food onsite
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    - good bonuses
    - variety of projects
    - clear communication w/ management
    - smart people working there

    Cons

    - traffic in the morning around the main campus
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