Google Boston Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2020

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  1. "Great Learning Experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Loved the work culture and environment.

    Cons

    Job was stressful at times.

  2. "ehh"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Help Desk Technician in Quincy, MA

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    okay place to work at

    Cons

    nothing really stands out there


  3. "Good"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing role to bridge my career

    Cons

    Coworkers were antisocial and the office party was uncomfortable

  4. "Great, supportive environment to grow"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Challenging, Growth mindset, Development, Supportive,

    Cons

    Difficult to get promoted, can be political at times

  5. "Great experience!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google for less than a year

    Pros

    Free food, gym, competitive pay, interesting work, opportunity to travel, great culture

    Cons

    Matching with an intern host can take a while and can be stressful

  6. "Food sucks here"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consulting Hardware Engineer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay is 10% less than SV, people are more relaxed

    Cons

    Food sucks, takes forever to get a coffee.

  7. "Great Learning Experience"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High level of responsibilities, great mentorship, access to a lot of data and resources. Amazing perks and very competitive salary.

    Cons

    Your bonus depends on the sales quota and sometimes this is impacted by external factors that you can't control.

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    "Amazing"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cloud Architect in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing people both in terms of acumen and personalities. Amazing technology to work on. No shortage of training. Everything is a do it right for the long term approach. Culture

    Cons

    The culture is amazing but on occasions when you just need to get something done there can be a lack of urgency. It's tough because I love that it's not the uptight culture but I have reel myself in from going into let's all get this done now mode.

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  9. "Incredible culture and talent"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Current Employee - Head of Commercialization in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    * extremely high caliber of people * transparent culture has persisted relatively well, even as the company has grown * great opportunities for internal, lateral mobility

    Cons

    * promotions and review process is grueling; challenging for people motivated by this * decision making and innovation has slowed in some areas as company has grown * lots of travel and long hours for my particular role