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Updated Jul 19, 2019

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  1. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work with many perks

    Cons

    Mentoring is difficult when working with new grads

    Google2019-06-27
  2. "Neat toys"

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    Former Employee - SRE 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of interesting infrastructure to learn about

    Cons

    The “rest n vest” lifestyle is real

    Google2019-07-11
  3. "Great job at google loved it"

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    Current Employee - Google Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and community. loved working with everyone

    Cons

    bad pay, no breaks, long hours

    Google2019-07-11
  4. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Food Learning Opportunity Gym Amazing campus Great WFH policy Great company culture So many other perks...

    Cons

    Growing crazy fast. Culture is slowly degrading. Perks are slowly fading year by year.

    Advice to Management

    Please keep Google the way it has always been. There aren't many other alternative places to work that are as good.

    Google2019-06-26
  5. "A great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities and smart co-workers.

    Cons

    You hit a barrier once reaching L5.

    Google2019-06-26
  6. Helpful (2)

    "i dont know what is this"

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    all the info you can get

    Cons

    too much regulations and political bias

    Google2019-07-04
  7. "Good"

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      Current Employee - Manager 

      I have been working at Google full-time

      Pros

      Flexible place to do work

      Cons

      Pay is lower than expected

      Google2019-06-25
    • "Great Company"

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        Former Employee - Software Engineer 

        I worked at Google full-time

        Pros

        Great Benefits High salary Comfortable environment

        Cons

        Stressful at times Political views Some managers workaholics

        Google2019-06-25
      • "Inovative Team"

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        Former Employee - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

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

        Pros

        Always wanted to come into work

        Cons

        no th ing mu ch

        Google2019-06-25
      • "great benefits"

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        Former Employee - Product Manager in Seattle, WA
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

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

        Pros

        free breakfast, lunch, and dinner free snacks and drinks and tons of perks

        Cons

        lots of between you and management hard to make impact

        Google2019-07-09
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