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Mountain View, CA
10000+ employees
1998
Company - Public (GOOG)
Internet
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Microsoft, Apple, Facebook
Google is not a conventional company, and we don’t intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world’s most successful organizations – a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind – but even as we continue ... Read more

Mission: Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#5), 2017 (#4), 2016 (#8), 2015 (#1), 2014 (#8), 2013 (#6), 2012 (#5), 2011 (#30), 2010 (#14), 2009 (#7)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#17), 2016 (#7), 2015 (#1), 2014 (#11), 2013 (#11), 2018 (#45)

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    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great people and engineering culture

    Cons

    Feels more like an established company

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Google Interviews

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    Community Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Google.

    Interview

    This was through a recruiter for a short-term contract so the hourly rate was already worked out and there was no room for negotiation.

    My recruiter submitted me and within two weeks a Hangouts interview was set up. It was about 30-40 minutes. The hiring manager was professional, considerate and asked me relevant questions.

    I was surprised to get the offer by Hangouts but I took it. Google at the top of my resume helped a lot after the fact, too.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you make people in the community feel engaged?   2 Answers
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Google Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2014
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For(#1), Fortune, 2012
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