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Updated Jul 23, 2014
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4.2 2,306 reviews

96% Approve of the CEO

Google Co-Founder & CEO Larry Page

Larry Page

(1,229 ratings)

91% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance with adequate opportunity for career development(in 103 reviews)

  • Free food, amazing people, amazing vision - almost everything about this company is a pro(in 218 reviews)


Cons
  • This is one reason why maintaining a good work-life balance can be challenging(in 98 reviews)

  • Google is no different than any other big company and they are starting to realize it(in 70 reviews)

2,306 Employee Reviews
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    Super place to work, fantastic employer, average work

    Associate (Former Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana

    ProsGreat place to work, outstanding culture, great brand

    ConsCareer Progression, nature of work

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open about nature of work during recruiting process.

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

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    Awesome love the work with Google Adsense

    Adsense Publisher (Former Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsThe Google Network has some cool features that should concern its competition. For starters, it can disclose the sites you run ads on and report performance on a site-by-site basis. This enables you to focus buys on those sites (inventory allowing). An inability to see where your ads appear has always been a barrier for some advertisers.

    ConsOne drawback is there are no inventory level guarantees. This is true of any network, but with Google it can get even more difficult as you can't reserve inventory (expensive home page buyouts aside). A bidder can bump you out of certain placements by bidding higher and raising his maximum CPM.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLike any other online marketer, I have a certain amount of anxiety about Google getting into new areas and potentially dominating every facet of online marketing. It can be a little scary. No one wants to be beholden to one organization. But for firms like mine, which tightly integrate search and online media, Google Network's potential is pretty great. Since we already manage our clients' AdWords accounts, we're the most likely candidate to manage all campaigns running through Google's platform.

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

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    Great place to work

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana

    ProsEverything is good - work culture,environment and salary.

    ConsNone.The brand name hides if are any.

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

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    Software Engineering Intern

    Intern (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsAwesome place to work for. Awesome people and great culture. Food was a way lot better than college mess food.

    ConsAfter the internship you take a bit of time to settle for the college mess food. To be serious, none con that I noticed.

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    6 years of background as Team Lead with hands on experience in team management, management reports

    Team Lead (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsIt is a Dynamic organization, project planning, time management, and has multi-tasking abilities.

    ConsNothing as such, Google has the best working culture

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

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    Life changing

    Account Strategist (Former Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsAbility to make a diiference

    ConsFalling into the pattern of any other large company

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

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    Good Comapany

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood Benifits,comensation package and work balance

    Consnothing to say about it yaar

    Advice to Senior Managementno

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    Awesome

    Analyst (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsFacility are very Good,but I can't Compromise with this with salary offering.

    ConsWorking on Contract Based whi

    Advice to Senior ManagementSalary is the Main Concern.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome place to work!

    Associate (Current Employee) Hyderābād

    ProsEmployees are cared for. You can spend 20% time of your day working on a project based on your idea. Free food, free travel and a Googley atmosphere :)

    ConsMicromanagement by some new Managers. Otherwise none!

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

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    Good

    Programmer Analyst (Current Employee) Bangalore

    Prossuper food sooper cool high pay etc

    Consnothing that i can think of

    Advice to Senior Managementcool management

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

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