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"Once the novelty sunk in, it's just another nice company to work for in the silicon valley"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
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No opinion of CEO

Pros

Save $ on food and transportation

Cons

Google values GPA over past work experience on new employees

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    "Pleasant"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, good infrastructure, generally reasonable coworkers.

    Cons

    Promotion by committee means it's harder to get recognized for an obscure project or brunt work maintaining important stuff than for working on 'sexy' projects.

    Advice to Management

    Do something to unbreak the promotion system.


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    Former Employee - SWE in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - SWE in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Had a blast in Google with all the freebies, excellent people to work with. Competitive atmosphere. people are great. opportunities for development

    Cons

    Not much downside. space is a problem with large growth. sometimes group compete with each other. managers are usually cool

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