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2 people found this helpful  

Fun and still as interesting as it sounds

Product Manager (Current Employee) New York, NY

ProsOpportunity for big impact
Fun people
Can afford to do anything they decide to -- its not a startup experience

ConsLarge and growing size means your team and manager are your destiny more than Google overall
Few opportunities to grow into leadership positions
Some things take too long to get done now that there are so many people to consult before locking a decision

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus -- there are still too many projects, moving parts

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    4 people found this helpful  

    Nice perks, it's better if you can get in at a high level

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google

    Pros: Really great people-- smart and interesting. Good cadence of people wanting to do new things. It's a huge… Cons: Getting political, and there is a big difference between old timers and new comers, right out of college and MBAs. They recruit for AdWords right… Advice to Senior Management: Transparency is something the company is proud of. It's pretty good here but at the same time, there are tons of instances of favoritism. For… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    3 people found this helpful  

    One of the best places to work as an engineer, period.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Google

    Pros: A value placed upon moving fast and breaking things. A true meritocracy culture. As egalitarian a workforce… Cons: A few things have slowed down a bit due to growth. A bit more siloed than it used to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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