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Updated January 14, 2019
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  1. "Nice place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    * Smart people
    * World class infrastructure
    * Diverse selection of projects and teams

    Cons

    Giant company with uneven project and team characteristics


  2. "Execellent for engineers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Impact driven. Best tech in the world.

    Cons

    Size matters. Engineers are a bit disconnected with customers.

  3. "Transfer to Residency"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Good salary good friends and better life

    Cons

    hard interview hard coding and coleage


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Best Company to Work For!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Atmosphere that promotes the expression of fresh ideas!

    Cons

    It can be an overwhelming machine at times but there are no real drawbacks I encountered.


  5. "good was better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    lots of things to learn

    Cons

    more politics now than before


  6. "Cool place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Google part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Free food was awsome and the coworkers were driven

    Cons

    Honestly hard to see any cons here


  7. "Mba Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Perks, autonomy, cool products, smart people

    Cons

    Slow career progression for non-tech

  8. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    The people are great to work with

    Cons

    There is lower compensation than expected


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Still the best place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Operations Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Operations Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amazing company. Still the best place to work.

    Cons

    Size, which limits opportunities for extraordinary high performers


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Review of Google"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    The people are great to work with, good perks.

    Cons

    Wide variety in experience based on team.