Google Director Reviews

Updated Jul 25, 2020

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - IT Director in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great people and culture and food

    Cons

    long hours, not much work life balance

  2. "Mixed bag"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Creative Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You'll meet some of the smartest people around. Plenty of opportunity to learn/grow.

    Cons

    A lot of type-A people. But many of them are not being challenged enough, so spend their time on infighing and politics.

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  3. "Staff Accountant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant 

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

    Pros

    flexible schedule, good teamwork environment

    Cons

    less work and life balance

  4. "Nice"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    KEY NOT FOUND: reviews.self_employ-current - Chief Executive Officer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google

    Pros

    - salary - work hours - career path

    Cons

    - job is sometimes stressful

  5. "Great workplace all-around"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The perks (free food, employee discounts, fun work activities); talented and responsible coworkers; established processes and right levels of responsibility; good work-life balance; best workplace I've ever experienced!

    Cons

    Reluctance to hire full-time employees for teams and high use of contractors instead; PTO policy (only 15 days to start, and you accrue more days in year 3)

  6. "Nice comp"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great to work with this

    Cons

    No cons in this compant

  7. "Awesome Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant 

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Google is an awesome company to work for, awesome benefits and top talent!

    Cons

    Expect to gain a few extra pounds. :)

  8. "It was aight"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Chief Financial Officer in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great environment within the chicago headquarters

    Cons

    Very stressful on certain occasions

  9. "Great place to dowm"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director of Sales and Marketing 

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Love everything for the time I was there

    Cons

    Hated nothing at all there

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great if you're looking for a huge company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    perks, comfort, consistency, pay, diversity of opportunities

    Cons

    hierarchy, politics, risk aversion, consensus based decision making, slow movement