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Updated 23 April 2019
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  • "Can be hard to maintain your work life balance" (in 369 reviews)

  • "Big company so you don't get a lot of responsibility" (in 318 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google part-time

    Pros

    Really friendly culture and professional staff, small team but good at what they do.

    Cons

    I don't think there are any cons.


  2. "Great place to grow a career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Culture, Interesting work, Great people

    Cons

    Growing pains - managers vary by team

  3. "Programmer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google part-time

    Pros

    New tech, big company. good

    Cons

    Nothing to think of


  4. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Some of the most intellectual and supportive people I have ever met.

    Cons

    Hard to move positions internally.


  5. "Business development manager"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Sydney
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Sydney is not a big office so career opportunities are limited compared to other Google offices


  6. "amazing place"

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    Current Employee - Site Reliability Engineer in Sydney
    Current Employee - Site Reliability Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great infrastructure, great SRE culture

    Cons

    insular? Maybe losing internal transparency?


  7. "Janitor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Nice toilets and great dinner plans with wrenches for upward mobility

    Cons

    Bad fracture management for fracking and topological refunculatory practices

    Advice to Management

    Ontological template for time based OKR strongly recommended

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great organization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - culture
    - ambition and future potential

    Cons

    - not many at all to be honest


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Agency Development Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Amazing Benefits and Work Culture

    Cons

    Work changes quickly so you have to be able to adapt very fast


  10. "Great overall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great facilities, benefits and bright minds to work with

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of right now