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Updated 25 March, 2019
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  • "Can be hard to maintain your work life balance" (in 365 reviews)

  • "Very big company that is in many businesses" (in 311 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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

    I have been working at Google part-time

    Pros

    the working environment was super lit

    Cons

    The commute was so long that it got tiring.


  2. "Be prepared to work on California Time"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great compensation
    Excellent benefits
    Great coworkers
    Opportunities for travel

    Cons

    Stressful work environment
    Most teams report back to leadership in California

  3. "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

    Everyone knows the pro's. Great community, great perks, leading company.

    Cons

    Work, work, work. Work life balance is tough, but once you get used to it it's fine.


  4. "Highly Recommended"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Career growth and acceleration; Continuous learning opportunities

    Cons

    As the company continues to get bigger, there is an increasing amount of internal process that is required and can sometimes serve to slow things down


  5. "Nice employer"

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    Former Employee - Software Intern in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Software Intern in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Google (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment to be in

    Cons

    Tasks given or assigned are very specific


  6. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Worker in Burlington, ON
    Current Employee - Worker in Burlington, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at Google part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company with fair compensation and work hours

    Cons

    Requires a lot of creativity and initiative

    Advice to Management

    hire full time


  7. "Good spot"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great people
    Challenging problems
    Lots of chance for impact

    Cons

    Questionable upper management, recent changes not awesome

  8. "great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    i dont have any cons


  9. "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


  10. "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