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Program Manager I

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Current Employee - Program Manager  in  Mountain View, CA (US)
Current Employee - Program Manager in Mountain View, CA (US)

I have been working at Google full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- Exciting work/work environment
- Exposed to cutting edge technology
- Interaction with world class engineers
- Great connections within the industry

Cons

- Low pay
- Slow professional growth
- Large company with heavy bureaucratic tendencies

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Understand your reportees' work
- Help your reportees with professional growth

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Does live up to the hype but at a cost

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -excellent perks, benefits
    -super smart proactive colleagues
    -best resources and support
    -good pay

    Cons

    -beginning to feel like one big corporation with lots of processes and politicking
    -with lots of talent, hard to distinguish oneself, tough performance ratings/promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Great people, great projects, great culture

    Cons

    Google is not as startup-y anymore.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing awesome.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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