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Google London Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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  • Work life balance is often mentioned but rarely (in 285 reviews)

  • Sometimes you feel you are very alone in this big company (in 242 reviews)

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  1. "Just awesome place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google (More than a year)

    Pros

    One should feel proud to work with the google. this is because,the google not only allows you to learn new things but support your new ideas and implementations.

    Cons

    Google have to maintain lots of privacy. They do not allow you to access everything easily.

    Advice to Management

    Management is doing well according to Company's prospective.


  2. "fun but hard"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free food, free gym, smart people, flexi time

    Cons

    tough work life balance, hard work

  3. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work experience at Google

    Cons

    A lot to do there


  4. "Amazing Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very well looked after. Google goes above and beyond to look after employees

    Cons

    Could do with more tech savvy leaders in Finance department


  5. "Country Manager - Google for Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Country Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Country Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic culture, great opportunity to move around the organisation

    Cons

    Company size is becoming very large, and it is becoming more corporate and less innovative on the ground.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain the startup culture, keep it alive.


  6. "Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people and nice place to work.

    Cons

    Nothing bad, all is positive.


  7. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Really smart people and nice culture

    Cons

    Temp role with an end date

  8. "Great Intern Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Google (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Intern community
    Inclusion from your team

    Cons

    Could be given more challenging tasks sometimes


  9. "Business Development"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Even after 7 years still very happy. The quality and calibre of colleagues, the informal work environment, benefits and flexibility offered are incredible.

    Cons

    Having grown so much bureaucracy has started to creep in. Google is no longer a start-up and while it tries hard, it's gotten slower over the years.


  10. "Ad Solutions Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ad Solutions Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Ad Solutions Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Development, Travel Opportunities, Managing Large Scale Businesses

    Cons

    Promotion cycle is very competitive. Constantly restructioning.


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