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  1. "The best place to work in the world. I couldn't imagine working anywhere else."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - The culture feels 100 years ahead of everywhere else and it's constantly evolving. - Management works for you and with you, not against you or above you. - Everyone is approachable and friendly. - 20% time. - Working towards building products literally for everyone. - Free benefits such as gym and food. - You'll never get bored. - If somehow you're not having a great time, management will help you find something...

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    Cons

    - The pace of work can be a bit slow at times. - Tech debt feels high at times.

    Advice to Management

    - Keep evolving. - Stay transparent. - Always be googley.

    Google2019-05-30
  1. "great experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google for less than a year

    Pros

    nice atmosphere great people and staff

    Cons

    very quiet everyone is super busy at certain points in the day

    Google2019-07-08
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Not what used to be"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Generous benefits package, including competitive salary, free food, a beautiful office... - Friendly colleagues from all over the world. - Company is supportive of internal mobility. Google is a great company for anybody considering international career opportunities.

    Cons

    - Many sales jobs are extremely repetitive and boring, and they offer very limited room for growth. It sometimes feel like working in a glorified customer support call centre. - Sales organisation at Google is extremely political. Career growth is completely linked to internal politics and zero-impact projects purely made for visibility. - Promotions and your level affect the amount of internal opportunities available,...

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    Advice to Management

    - Pay more attention to actual clients' needs, rather than focusing in internal metrics and priorities. - Support employees' career growth by rewarding real impact projects, and not just internal politics and visibility.

    Google2019-07-13

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