Nest Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2021

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3.8
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37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Autonomous work environment: You're given the freedom to get your work done without micromanagement(in 13 reviews)

  • "Working with smart people, nice environment, free food, pet friendly , great boss(in 10 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours and there are times when you feel not so appreciated(in 8 reviews)

  • "Complete lack of work life balance(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      everthing is good

      Mar 19, 2021 - Security Officer in Charlotte C H, VA
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      Pros

      Good management,good work life balance

      Cons

      don't have anything to share

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Google perks with a slightly different culture

      Apr 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great perks/benefits from being in the Google family. Nest has a smaller company feel and is filled with great people. Work life is similar to many other Silicon Valley companies.

      Cons

      The normal negatives of a Silicon Valley job-- always more work on your plate than there's time for in a reasonable work week.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      I liked it.

      Jan 29, 2021 - Product Owner in Seattle, WA
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      Pros

      Good environment, they like each other.

      Cons

      COVID affected growth and therefore my position.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall pretty great

      Dec 28, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Capable experienced team and we'll resources projects

      Cons

      Occasional office politics and scaling challenges

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Working the Nest

      Apr 15, 2020 - Tier II Agent 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The pros were you get to learn a lot about home security and then understand how the devices all have a purpose. The troubleshooting was fun from time to time, but lot of non-tech savvy owners that are frustrated with the product.

      Cons

      The downside was not being able to advance as much as you would like and not really being recognized as a Google employee even though Nest is owned by them.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Innovative Company

      Aug 6, 2020 - Program Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging but rewarding. Decisions are done quickly but sometimes too hasty without proper assessment of the situation.

      Cons

      Too many chiefs and not enough workers to do the work

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      Apr 28, 2020 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work at

      Cons

      I can't think of any right now

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      FUN, but a lot of work!

      Jul 16, 2020 - Administrative Assistant in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      benefits, culture, location, leadership, people

      Cons

      politics, HR, people, life balance

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      Aug 14, 2019 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people to work with

      Cons

      No cons I enjoyed this company

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place for a new grad

      Nov 6, 2019 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place for a new grad

      Cons

      Not clear for future career

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