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Nice place to work

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Former Employee - Software Engineer in Irvine, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Irvine, CA

I worked at Google as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Nice work environment, Free food and gym classes.

Cons

Lots of meetings may distract you from what you are doing.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good, not great, company

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    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Smart, motivated people. Great tools and build systems. Great infrastructure for building web properties.

    Cons

    Bad mid-level management, without a great way to do career development. Discipline around people management relatively weak. Review model ok, not great.

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very good culture

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

    I have been working at Google full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Open atmosphere, flexible working hours, lots of interesting projects

    Cons

    Almost everyone is smart and hardworking, which creates some pressure. This is healthy for the company and the career, though.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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