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great place to work

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA (US)

I worked at Google as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

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

Cons

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Life changing experience, fabulous products, but you don't want to work in Sales

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    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

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

    Pros

    - International environment
    - Smart people
    - Great products
    - Disruptive innovation
    - Unparalleled benefits and perks
    - Charity initiatives

    Cons

    - Sales is cock-up
    - Management is appalling, with few exceptions
    - They manage to make every job in Sales unnecessarily boring and stressful
    - Career and promotion feel like gambling
    - Professional growth is very difficult, since your manager is usually not very clever

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rethink the organization from a human perspective

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    This company is overrated

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at Google as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Food is amazing, good perks, great for personal branding, you can meet really ambitious and creative people

    Cons

    Jobs quality is poor, too much politics, it feels like a kindergarten, employees have big heads, environment insanely competitive

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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