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"Great"

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

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

Pros

Brilliant minds, lots of interesting work, nobody is bad at what they do. If you find yourself not on an interesting project, it's not hard to move

Cons

There really aren't any. The commute maybe, depending on where you live? But that's goign to be a problem anywhere.

Advice to Management

Googlers are users too. Internal feedback is often a good indicator of what external feedback is going to be like.

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Google is a great place, but I've had a mixed experience - it's sometimes hard to be a happy person if everyone is great"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kirkland, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kirkland, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with great people, awesome salary, benefits, the place is chock full of good people. There is a very advanced internal software infrastructure for you to learn about and use, that will be more capable in many ways than any place in the world. And Google has world leader work loads - everyone says that but its true for the big g.

    Cons

    Hard to deal with being average, if you were a super-achiever in your old job (most of the not-great people were weeded at interview time, as well as many other good people).

    Advice to Management

    The company feels like its lacking in career advance possibilities. Advancing requires working with more highly rated people to rate your review, and there are a lot more of them in MTV. The Seattle offices almost certainly have (1) more experienced people than other offices (msft, amzn), (2) lower promotion trajectory, because its more competitive. It's common for recruiters to say, we rejected this person for Seattle, but we'll take them for mtv.


  2. "Great learning experience with great people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of interactions with very smart people who're enthusiastic about their work, great perks, and the impactful project.

    Cons

    There was a bit too nerdy atmosphere, and the company was too basically too big to get to know even what's going on in nearby teams.

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