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"Excellent, but Stressful."

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Former Employee - Intern in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Intern in Cambridge, MA
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great infrastructure, great technology, great food (bad for keeping fit though).

Cons

Slow process from idea to launch, too many hoops to run through.
Infrastructure not easily transferable outside of Google.

Advice to Management

More efficient ways to go from ideas to launch.

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Excellent"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Kirkland, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Kirkland, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Freedom of what to work on;
    Lots of areas;
    Engineers are highly respected;
    Knowledge are shared across company;
    Great infrastructure to minimize work burden;

    Cons

    Weak management;
    Sometimes directions are kind of random;


  2. "Outstanding"

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

    Pros

    Great people to work for

    Cons

    Hard to get big picture

    Advice to Management

    Can do better


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