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great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I worked at Google as an intern for less than a year

Prosgreat culture;
hard problems;
bright people;
fast paced;
good food;

Consall of the pros if you are looking for a 9 to 5 worriless job

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

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This is the best company I have worked for.

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

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


Pros: Great place to work. Compensations and benefits are very generous. Interesting projects to work on. Easy to change groups, at least in engineering. Easy to… Cons: Has become a LARGE company but still tries to act as if it were… Advice to Senior Management: - Promotion process is broken and needs fixing. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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It's OK as a contractor.

Business Specialist (Former Employee)
Portland, OR (US)

I worked at Google as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: Smart people, enthusiasm, lots of free Google stuff (bags, jackets, shirts, etc.). Cool technology - new phones, tablets and computers… Cons: You kind of have to drink the kool-aid. So enthusiasm over new acquisitions can be over the top. You've got use and… Advice to Senior Management: Be more transparent about the length and scope of our projects. My position was supposed to be 3 months, but lasted about 8 (not complaining… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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