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"Life is not as good as you thought, but it's challenging~"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

1. Work with all kinds of smartest people in the world.
2. Good pay
3. Never get bored.
4. Free food~

Cons

1. Too many smart people.
2. Report structure is too complicated.
3. The cube set up looks weird, no privacy at all.

Advice to Management

1. Treat your employee in a better way.
2. More communication with the people working their ass off to help you making profit.

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Great Place (especially if you are single)"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Challenging work everyday.
    -Great coworkers.
    -Great benifits.
    -Good pay.
    - Nice brand. You get a chance to change the world!
    - Its google!

    Cons

    - Too much expectations
    - Difficult to balance work and personal life.
    - Expectations too high, instant delivery is expected

    Advice to Management

    Expectations are too high. Standard set is at a very high level for people. Not everyone is same. Need better management.


  2. "Google NY"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great and smart people to work with
    Good atmosphere
    Great perks

    Cons

    Committee decisions
    very large company
    Too much politics

    Advice to Management

    Take responsibility.

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