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"Satisfying work. Long hours."

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Current Employee - Merchandising Manager in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Merchandising Manager in Mountain View, CA
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Google full-time (More than a year)

Pros

The perks are clearly a huge win, but the best part of working at google is the autonomy you are given to to real, impactful work that is seen by millions of people.

Cons

The relentless pace often means that you have to get things out of the door before they are completely ready, and can do a number on your work/life balance (especially if you work in Android).

Advice to Management

Transparency down to lower levels around launches would be helpful. Also, forcing Android to act a little more like the rest of Google (in terms of personal health and well-being being a priority) would be great!

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Love the G"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Hardware Operations in Atlanta, GA
    Former Contractor - Hardware Operations in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent and open work environment with brilliant people. Not like any place you've worked before and will take some getting used to. Free meals in the cafeteria!

    Cons

    nothing that I can think of


  2. "Incredible people."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You work with the smartest engineers in the world. You solve very difficult problems. You eat delicious food.

    Cons

    You eat too much delicious food. On a more serious note, it may be a bit difficult to separate work from life because of how closely Google seems to integrate its people. You'll have to work very hard to have a life outside of your code.

    Advice to Management

    The recruitment process sometimes seems a little messy.

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