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Data Analyst - Contract

Data Analyst (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA

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

ProsNO 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

ConsNo 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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1 person found this helpful  

Great place to work

Test Engineer (Former Employee)
Mountain View, CA

I worked at Google as a contractor for more than 3 years


Pros: Great perks; food, gym, snacks, casual attire, fun environment, lots… Cons: Like any corporation really, management seems to only care about what they can put on their resume. But since this is the case pretty… Advice to Senior Management: Lay off micromanagement. More

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Aggressive release schedule, hostility, apathy, frustration at management level

Secret Sauce (Former Employee)
Secret Town, CA

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


Pros: Crazy delicious food. Panoply of tools, support, interests, hobbies at… Cons: Contractors are hired resolve FTE problems: OOD, conflicting, and incomplete… Advice to Senior Management: Don't overlook the bombastic & passive aggressive behaviors that are rocks in the river for smooth transitions,… More

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