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Updated September 14, 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. "Operations Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in London, England (UK)
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in London, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Google as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great perks and friendly work atmosphere

    Cons

    Hard interview processes and not the greatest management coordination


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    - Great colleagues
    - Great office with tasty food (free of charge!)
    - Products that affect millions and billions of people

    Cons

    - Easy to develop imposter syndrome

  3. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google (More than a year)

    Pros

    fun environment and potential for growth

    Cons

    long working hours but rewarded for


  4. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    excellent freedom within role and superb benefits

    Cons

    Unfortunately moving away from its initial startup culture so roles can become quite restrictive.

    Advice to Management

    Carry on what you are doing


  5. "Just awesome place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google (More than a year)

    Pros

    One should feel proud to work with the google. this is because,the google not only allows you to learn new things but support your new ideas and implementations.

    Cons

    Google have to maintain lots of privacy. They do not allow you to access everything easily.

    Advice to Management

    Management is doing well according to Company's prospective.


  6. "fun but hard"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food, free gym, smart people, flexi time

    Cons

    tough work life balance, hard work


  7. "Good experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work experience at Google

    Cons

    A lot to do there

  8. "Amazing Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very well looked after. Google goes above and beyond to look after employees

    Cons

    Could do with more tech savvy leaders in Finance department


  9. "Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people and nice place to work.

    Cons

    Nothing bad, all is positive.


  10. "Great Intern Experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Google (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Intern community
    Inclusion from your team

    Cons

    Could be given more challenging tasks sometimes


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