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"It was a great experience."

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Former Employee - Senior Strategist in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Senior Strategist in Mountain View, CA
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

You work with I highly educated, high achieving, highly motivated bunch of very cultured people.

Cons

The expectations to do great things is difficult for a career person who happens to have a family with you children. Time management is a must.

Advice to Management

Keep Rocking! The OKRS are very helpful with individual alignment.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Couldn't ask for a better job out of college..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Specialist in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Product Specialist in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -great perks (delicious (and healthy) food, nap room, happy hours, latest and greatest devices...)
    -passionate and talented people
    -open channels of feedback
    -companywide transparency into many projects

    Cons

    -certain roles can be monotonous
    -company is huge so naturally there is some red tape (they are very cognizant of this and always trying to improve)

    Advice to Management

    -keep going for those moonshots. you guys are so respected


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    "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Contractor - Product Quality Evaluator in Mountain View, CA
    Former Contractor - Product Quality Evaluator in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company seems to greatly care about employees. Most management is very sympathetic and understanding. If employed as a contractor, be wary about which agency you choose as some will either take great care of you. Some will forget you exist. But none of that is any fault of Google's.

    Cons

    Contractor position, so did not receive the same benefits as full timers. Work could be a bit tedious.

    Advice to Management

    Make the contracts feel just as important as the full timers. Because they are the ones that allow full timers to forego the gruntwork.

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