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The best company I've ever worked for!

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

Pros

Challenging work environment, you get to learn a lot, especially in the beginning, huge scale of the projects, incredibly smart people, cool office space, perks (stock option and bonuses) and (healthy and yummy!) food. Variety of domains and products, you can always find something for yourself if you decide to change the project.

Cons

Difficult to get a promotion (you may get frustrated after a while), often have to work late, working from home is rarely an option, not so many career opportunities outside Mountain View, the most interesting projects are focused there.

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Reward long term and experienced employees.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    great place to wok and learn

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Technical Account Manager in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    you can move in dog years at google. it's a great opportunity career wise, and also has alot of challenge to it. if you're okay with a rapidly moving bar of expectations for achievement, then google would likely be your place. stay organized, ask questions, and don't waste time.

    Cons

    it is a big org, and that has its political and speed challenges, but in all its a wonderful place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Life at Google

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    Current Employee - Associate Data Analyst  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Data Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    Pros

    Brilliant work environment and very cordial managers.

    Cons

    Monotonous work process. The process in itself is not very dynamic.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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