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Updated September 21, 2017
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  • Work life balance is often mentioned but rarely (in 296 reviews)

  • Sometimes you feel you are very alone in this big company (in 253 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience overall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    The company really cares about employees.

    Cons

    Many people are too obsessed with promotions.


  2. "Google"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - NONE in No Creek, KY
    Former Employee - NONE in No Creek, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very Popular, Friendly Staff, etc

    Cons

    No cons about Google, awesome place

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Web Solutions Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great team smart people and free food. What's not to love!

    Cons

    Feels like limited movement within the company. Like you need to leave and comeback to get where you want to be.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "title"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    cool company to work at

    Cons

    very cutthroat with competition sometimes


  5. "Great perks"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation and perks are offered.

    Cons

    Politics can be too much at times.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Operations Specialist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good job experience. Definitely a resumer builder.

    Cons

    Lack of moving up if you are apart of a small program


  7. "Lots of opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Good culture, lots of room for growth

    Cons

    Headcount is always an issue

  8. "Software Engineering Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Project is well defined, conversion to full time is possible

    Cons

    Difficult to integrate small app in huge Google infrastructure


  9. "Best place to work hands down."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    All the perks you can think of.

    Cons

    Very difficult to get promoted.


  10. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Smart people, lots going on

    Cons

    Lots of people and not enough to keep them all busy


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