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"Good place to work, not a startup anymore."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Internal Technology Resident in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Internal Technology Resident in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Google full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Fun, free food, awesome other perks, trust, transparency

Cons

No longer feels like a startup. Management layer is thick.

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. "This is the best company I have worked for."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work.
    Compensations and benefits are very generous.
    Interesting projects to work on.
    Easy to change groups, at least in engineering.
    Easy to relocate to a new office if you find projects related to your interest there.
    Get to work with some really smart people.

    Cons

    Has become a LARGE company but still tries to act as if it were a nimble startup.
    Promotion has become more about networking than anything else.
    Getting harder to get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    - Promotion process is broken and needs fixing.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Monica, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Management really cares about team members

    Cons

    Driving aroung LA is not fun

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