Google Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2020

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  1. "Average"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Free food, great coworkers, good environment

    Cons

    Lots of work, had to relocate

  2. "Datacenter technician"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - DataCenter Technician II in Clarksville, TN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Food, benefits, good work environment.

    Cons

    Not many cons. Could be worse.


  3. "Great food, better conversations"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The food, the amenities, the benefits, the friends

    Cons

    Little to no lateral advancements

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  4. "Admin Bus. partner"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Business Partner in New York, NY

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    - Great Variety of Meals - flexible

    Cons

    - Please notify me ahead of time for late time

  5. "Great company, lackluster management"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work on projects that affect millions (or perhaps billions) of people. Work alongside smart, motivated people. Well-paid and lots of benefits.

    Cons

    Google is big and is only getting bigger. It may be hard for some people to feel that they are having impact on their project. There is a lot of politics and managers are jockeying for position. Individuals who perform well are promoted to people management roles even though they may not be the best at nurturing and growing their direct reports.

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  6. "Coder"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Coder in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance, very good

    Cons

    Bad Food and healthy options

  7. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working environment. Good cafeteria.

    Cons

    Commute takes time. Work space.