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1 person found this helpful  

Great job, with caveats

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

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

Pros

Everything you hear about Google is true, there are a lot of great perks and amenities for you to enjoy, and they are always looking to improve. Great company culture, very open minded and encouraging

Cons

Can get pigeonholed into certain tasks, some mobility difficulties

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Great job, especially with communication and culture, advise more on mobility

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work but very competitive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    • Compensation
    • Benefits
    • Offices are fun
    • Infinite opportunities to learn

    Cons

    • Very competitive and difficult to make career progression
    • Everyone is overqualified for their jobs. Because everyone wants to work at Google, they can get by hiring candidates with 5+ experience for positions other companies consider entry level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make it easier for employees to move around and progress their careers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Let me google that for you

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Interaction Designer
    Current Contractor - Interaction Designer

    I have been working at Google as a contractor

    Pros

    Self-organizing teams, brilliant teammates, challenging problems to solve, prestige associated with working at Google

    Cons

    Limited vision of possibilities outside current way of doing things, extremely entrenched in existing processes and beliefs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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