Google
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Google Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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4.2 2,091 reviews

                             

95% Approve of the CEO

Google Co-Founder & CEO Larry Page

Larry Page

(1,079 ratings)

91% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Great work-life balance with adequate opportunity for career development"
    in 92 reviews
  • "Free food, amazing people, amazing vision - almost everything about this company is a pro"
    in 207 reviews
Cons:
  • "This is one reason why maintaining a good work-life balance can be challenging"
    in 85 reviews
  • "Google is no different than any other big company and they are starting to realize it"
    in 68 reviews
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Cool

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Google full-time for more than a year

ProsAwesome company to work for.

ConsEveryone here is smart and talented!

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

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Deep tecnology expertise, shallow marketing

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsWorkplace energy and ease of business due to brand strength in ecosystem

ConsOpaque performance appraisal and wrongly skilled people-roles

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

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Dream coming true

Network Engineer (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at Google full-time for more than 5 years

ProsNo time pressure if doing quality job

Consyou need to be active to do things

Advice to Senior ManagementPay bonus each month

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QA Engineer (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

Prosgood place to learn AND EARN

Consno cons till now in this org

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

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Google Student Ambassador (Current Employee)

I have been working at Google part-time

ProsGreat start-up experience.
Great networking.
Great People!!

Conshaven't came across yet... :)

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the Brilliant work..
Google is God for me....

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

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Best place to work in the whole wide world!!!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Google

ProsThe work culture is surreal. It's more like a residential college than your average office. Brilliant.

ConsThey could work on getting some meaningful roles to India.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the great work going.

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awesome

Student Ambassador (Current Employee)

I have been working at Google part-time for less than a year

Prosperks, work, location, environment , peoples

Consschedule, timings, info, communication, salary

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excellent

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Google full-time for more than a year

Prosbest IT company
talented people
Friendly Work Culture

ConsVery difficult hiring process
highly competitive work environment

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

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I had very good and friendly environment at the campus.Apart from this i also learnt many new things working there.

Analyst (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

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

ProsThe best reasons i can say working with company are its got the most friendly environment and we all learn many things in the work culture implemented there.I can also say the doors are always open for growth opportunities within the organisation.

ConsI can say there are not lot many downsides for the company but, as there is very close competition between employee to employee the growth opportunities may be very few not reaching most of the employees which inturn reflecting the hikes.

Advice to Senior ManagementI am not so experienced to advice.

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

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Awesome

AdWords Associate (Former Employee)
Hyderābād

I worked at Google full-time for more than a year

ProsFriendly Work Culture
World's largest internet and advertising platform.
Approachable management
Opportunity to learn and grow exponentially.
Exposure to diverse teams

ConsVery difficult hiring process
No accountability in various teams
No quality reviews in the pilot teams

Advice to Senior ManagementSimplify the hiring process.
Don't analyze people like you analyze numbers.
People are gaming the hiring system

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

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