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Updated August 19, 2018
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  • "Difficult work life balance but good company" (in 342 reviews)

  • "Still trying to figure out how to be a big company" (in 293 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Everything just as good as you heard it would be"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The best work environment I have ever found myself in.

    Cons

    Moves fast and so many things happening that it's easy to feel like a small drop in an ocean


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Program Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment, room to grow, training, good managers,

    Cons

    I feel that some people have a lot of ego and attitude working at Google which makes it hard to collaborate

    Advice to Management

    I feel the management is taking all the right steps to work thru any and all issues. I love working at Google

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    you can take your work at your own pace.

    Cons

    hard work can go unrecognized if it is not impactful.


  4. "software developer"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good people and good beneift

    Cons

    high working hour not work life balance


  5. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It's okay here, good benefits.

    Cons

    Too corporate, could improve on the large corporate feel.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "quantitative analyst"

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

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    great food, great people, no bad bosses

    Cons

    nothing really. it is a little more corporate than they let on.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Meh"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It’s good but not a great place to work.

    Cons

    Some of the employees are overbearing and just too out there.

  8. "Software Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Extremely fun and low stress. Excellent pay. A little too good actually.

    Cons

    Workplace politics and power struggles


  9. "Cloud PM"

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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

    Culture, benefits, smart coworkers, many opportunities...

    Cons

    Big company, hard to create a network at first


  10. "Great place"

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

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Amazing culture. They treat employees very well. Very democratic.

    Cons

    Frequent re-orgs and big company slowness due to being very democratic.


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