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I am totally satisfied with the work culture

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

I have been working at Google

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Quality of work is good. You can choose what you want to work.

Cons

Challenging envirnorment. Lot of work to be done.

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    Lot of Activity - What are we Doing?

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Google

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Perks (cafeterias, massage, wellness programs, commuter shuttles, bowling alley (!) etc. etc.) are amazing - Sharp people - Flexible work environment - Strong teamwork culture

    Cons

    - A lot of concurrent initiatives, but unsure of status/followthrough/reasons for these initiatives - A sense that we are over-hiring - Commitment to "dogfooding" is admirable--but sometimes it's OK to use a non-Google application to manage some of our work. - There is a tendency to promote people who need more seasoning. Managing people is not a perk of promotion, and not everyone can be a manager.

    Advice to Management

    - Clearer focus. Where are we going? How are we getting there? - Clearer feedback regarding expectations of managers. - Stronger management development program is needed.


  2. Great! Fun!

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    Former Employee - Sourcer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Sourcer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flex hours, great food, easy

    Cons

    not challenging enough. Should have offered a longer contract

    Advice to Management

    nothing


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