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Updated October 20, 2018
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Pros
  • "work life balance is very good here" (in 477 reviews)

  • "Free food and baristas in every building" (in 733 reviews)

Cons
  • "work life balance is difficult to manage" (in 349 reviews)

  • "Still trying to figure out how to be a big company" (in 297 reviews)

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  1. "Enjoyed It"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Staff are kind, compassionate, and more importantly, they are willing to Google your questions for you. :)

    Cons

    Sometimes people decided to use Bing rather than Google, which made me shed quite more than just a few fragile teardrops.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Director"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Awesome benefits, great company culture

    Cons

    Disorganized, poor hiring practices, not honest about gender equity issues

    Advice to Management

    Fix the hiring!

  3. "Good place to work if you are not eager to do something"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    You can balance work and life here. Good benefits for engineers.

    Cons

    You may not be able to participate in some interesting projects in the beginning.


  4. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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

    Everyone here is wicked smart

    Cons

    Too many unhealthy snacks and too many massages ;)


  5. "Software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Google part-time

    Pros

    Good work environment is good for me.

    Cons

    I dont think there is any cons.


  6. "My experience at Google USA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to work, friendly people

    Cons

    Very busy schedule and high demands


  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google part-time

    Pros

    Rewarding, good teamwork, cool locations

    Cons

    Exhausting, Low pay, long commute, grunt work

  8. "Google EP Intern"

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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

    Pros

    Awesome Perks! In addition you actually get to work on real projects unlike many internships similar to it.

    Cons

    One con is that you are not encouraged to work overtime.


  9. "It's Google"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - High salary
    - Free barista
    - Smart people

    Cons

    - Bad food
    - Traffic is terrible


  10. "Amazing experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, great product

    Cons

    Everything about working here is great


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