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www.google.com Mountain View, CA 5000+ Employees

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Loved it.

Software Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

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

ProsGreat environment, really smart people, really interesting projects, good company goals/objectives.

ConsOf course, since Google has grown so much, it's harder to get things done/it takes a really long to push code or get things out there.

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

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Frustrating, bureaucratic, impersonal

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I worked at Google full-time for more than a year


Pros: You have awesome, competent coworkers. The challenges are huge and you have… Cons: Blind allocation: Your initial assignment may have nothing to do with your interests or experience, and policy is that you must stay in that assignment… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of blind allocation. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Great at the beginning, nightmare towards the end

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Google full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Great working environment, sometimes challenging atmosphere and smart colleagues. Cons: Environment was great when I joined in early 2007, although everything changed with… Advice to Senior Management: You should listen and get some knowledge of what you… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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