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"Love the founders, excessive growth and middle management destroyed the culture."

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Benefits, Compensation, cash to burn, pockets of innovation remain in the company. The founders are strong and are genuine.

Cons

Poor middle management, inexperience and arrogance made life very difficult. Too much time playing and not enough time delivering. Academic prejudice runs deep, politics and back-stabbing is the norm.

Advice to Management

Read the Googlegeist and Management feedback carefully, eliminate the Politicians!

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    "Excellent mentoring and perks."

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google as a contractor

    Pros

    You receive mentoring from researchers who are at the top of their field. Your perspective on research will radically develop. The perks make life easy so you can focus on working. The people are the kindest.

    Cons

    Things move very fast and can be ambiguous. It's a tough job but the rewards from successful performance greatly outweigh anything.


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    "Google Summer of Code Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Google Summer of Code Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Former Intern - Google Summer of Code Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Google is a fantastic place to work

    Cons

    There are no cons, all you have is loads of advantages

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