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Updated 20 January, 2019
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  1. "I was an employee at google for 1 year"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great company, huge potential, highly recommended

    Cons

    I do not have any cons for working, they're a bit leftist but thats fine


  2. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting projects, okay salary, difficult clients

    Cons

    Political, not meritocracy, but overall okay

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Team work, compensation, on-going training

    Cons

    Hours, travels, performance a little too data driven


  4. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great company! Amazing perks here and amazing people. I moved onto greener pastures, but if you can get in, it is life changing.

    Cons

    You need to go to work


  5. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at

    Cons

    No cons because great place to work at


  6. "Entrepreneur"

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    Current Employee - Entrepreneur
    Current Employee - Entrepreneur
    Recommends

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good stuff always. Flexible working hours. Tax rebate, learning om the job, expands your mind.

    Cons

    To be sincere, i dont see a con. Well let me say its different from just building stuff. It also xrequires people skills.


  7. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Good company culture
    - Good pay

    Cons

    High competition
    Hard to move up

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Great Company but Has Issues"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - One of the tech giants
    - Cool place to work
    - Above average compensation compared to industry
    - Cool perks

    Cons

    - The stereotypical issues of tech giants totally apply here
    - Management seems to blurt out scandal after scandal
    - Stock isn't performing as well as competition

    Advice to Management

    Need to be more transparent with employees and public


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Challenging
    Pushes you to do your best

    Cons

    Makes you want to work all the time


  10. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You get the chance to work with Great people

    Cons

    Sometimes you can’t handle the stress