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"There are many things to love about working at Google, but the PEOPLE that work here are the best."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Pick a passion and run with it. You make your career at Google, not your manager.

Cons

MBA/Mckinsey management takeover has depleted the entrepreneurial spirit in some groups (but not all).

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. "The best employer I've ever had"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - available food onsite
    - very competitive salary
    - good bonuses
    - variety of projects
    - clear communication w/ management
    - smart people working there

    Cons

    - traffic in the morning around the main campus
    - no "start-up" feeling any more - lot's of people, lot's of projects


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Waste your life here"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good fame
    Good money
    Free food/shuttle etc

    Cons

    You never have a career path.

    You'll need months to figure out how to grad an easy number through the legacy system, needless to mention about the reviews, permissions etc.

    Advice to Management

    Learn from microsoft, cuz you are the microsoft of 2000 now.

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