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Mountain View, CA (US)

I have been working at Google full-time for more than 3 years

Pros- Exciting work/work environment
- Exposed to cutting edge technology
- Interaction with world class engineers
- Great connections within the industry

Cons- Low pay
- Slow professional growth
- Large company with heavy bureaucratic tendencies

Advice to Senior Management- Understand your reportees' work
- Help your reportees with professional growth

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Pros: free food; smart people; overall interesting projects; flexible work hours (still long hours) The benefits and salary… Cons: - Managers are too busy to give feedback (only once a month). They are not on the same page with the lead and it's quite… More

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I worked at Google full-time for more than a year


Pros: All of the amenities are great. Cons: Inability to significantly grow accounts/make money, micro-management No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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