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Data Analyst - Contract

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Data Analyst in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Data Analyst in Mountain View, CA

I have been working at Google as a contractor (less than a year)

Pros

NO micro-management from your manger
Flexibility with working hours
Free food
Treat employee well
Great work environment
You most likely not work in the same building with your manager

Cons

No benefits for contract employee
Restrict to many employee only events
You have an expiration date
You wear a RED badge to differentiate contract from employee
Most contract employee do NOT convert to full time employee unless your position is a recruiter
You most likely not work in the same building with your manager

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    A tech giant with great engineers, but personal growth might be limited

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

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

    Pros

    Lots of capable engineers, with experts in every computer science area
    Tech talks
    Compensation is good
    Free food

    Cons

    Mountain View site is fairly crowded
    Visibility can be low as there are many talented people and you may not get the project you like most
    A bit secluded and everything you hear and see is about google

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    The hiring process could be made more friendly to candidates

    Recommends
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    By far the best workplace I've known

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

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

    Pros

    Great benefit package with lots of free or convenient onsite services.

    Cons

    Difficult to get in, and even when you are in, it's still competitive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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