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Hardware Operations (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I worked at Google as a contractor for less than a year

ProsExcellent and open work environment with brilliant people. Not like any place you've worked before and will take some getting used to. Free meals in the cafeteria!

Consnothing that I can think of

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company with tons of benefits and a simulating work environment.

Advertising Technology Senior Associate (Current Employee)
San Bruno, CA

I have been working at Google full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Google not only has amazing benefits including great health care/dental/vision, 401K contribution-matching, free food, gym, etc., but it provides amazing resources for skill-building. The company… Cons: Because there are so many bright people working at Google, it's difficult to stand out and get recognized for a job well done. There is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Brilliant Coworkers, Amazing Benefits, and No Shortage of Challenging Work

Software Engineer III (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA

I have been working at Google full-time for more than a year


Pros: Amazing colleagues at the top of their game who are surprisingly unpretentious and approachable. Unfathomable benefits… Cons: It's hard work! If you're smart enough to get hired and you learn the stack, you'll do fine,… Advice to Senior Management: Maintain the open culture Continue "not being evil" Perhaps ease the growth pressure on… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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