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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
- very competitive salary
- good bonuses
- variety of projects
- clear communication w/ management
- smart people working there

Cons

- traffic in the morning around the main campus
- no "start-up" feeling any more - lot's of people, lot's of projects

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    Furthering my education

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    Current Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Recruiter in New York, NY

    I have been working at Google

    Pros

    Career development, impact and range.

    Cons

    Compensation and lack of transparency at times.

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    Everybody loves you

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    Former Employee - Visitor Greeter in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Visitor Greeter in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google

    Pros

    everyone wants to join Google because it is a giant party. Free Food, onsite everything, free seminars, movies and lectures. But you have go to produce. They don't care if you party all week long but when the deadline arrives, you need to deliver.

    Cons

    Engineers rule at Google. Leadership and management are weak, as these geeky guys and gals are more comfortable talking to their keyboard then to subordinates. The lack of leadership is one of the great weaknesses for this organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership matters. You can't just throw a bunch of engineers at a problem with little oversight, planning and motivation and hope to have a happy ending.

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