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Helpful (1)

Amazing perks, vibrant community, but limited career progression for non-engineers

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Google full-time (More than a year)

Pros

The perks are unparalleled. 3 meals a day and unlimited snacks, gym and comprehensive fitness program, laundry machines, bowling alley, intramural and other special interest clubs, full class schedules and speakers

Cons

Limited career progression for non-engineers. It's a great place to be if you're a middle aged and settled down with a family. It's become very political and hard to get things done with so many departments and matrices.

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. Helpful (1)

    Great pay, great food, great coworkers

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Writer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Writer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People, environment, and pay/perks are great. They really spoil you. Projects are challenging so you really get to grow your skills daily. Coworkers are the smartest, funniest, and most conscientious I have ever worked with.

    Cons

    Pace can be relentless. Not a great place to move up the ladder because there is so much competition. Promotions to management seem pretty political. Your manager may not have any interpersonal and leadership abilities. If that happens, try to move on quickly.


  2. Awesome

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great projects, great culture

    Cons

    Google is not as startup-y anymore.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing awesome.


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