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The best company I've ever worked for!

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

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

ProsChallenging 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.

ConsDifficult 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.

Advice to Senior ManagementReward long term and experienced employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Still an amazing place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Google full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: - Opportunity to work with extremely intelligent people - Employee-centric, loose culture - Very good compensation & benefits - Company leadership… Cons: - Like any large company, there's some degree of bureaucracy - It can be… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Exhilarating

Google Student Ambassador (Current Employee)
Zaria, Kaduna (Nigeria)

I have been working at Google as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: Best working Conditions, Food at work, Games Cons: Too many rules and guidelines Advice to Senior Management: Keep doing the good work Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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