Google Reviews

Updated 19 October 2014
Updated 19 October 2014
2,569 Reviews
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Google Co-Founder & CEO Larry Page
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance with adequate opportunity for career development (in 126 reviews)

  • Free food onsite three times a day is an essential convenience factor (in 249 reviews)


Cons
  • This is one reason why maintaining a good work-life balance can be challenging (in 113 reviews)

  • You can feel that it's a really big company now - difficult to advance & a lot of red tape (in 84 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Sr SEM Analyst

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    Former Employee - Senior SEM Analyst in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Senior SEM Analyst in Hyderābād

    I worked at Google as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Food, snacks, pool table, ping pong, plenty of fun time.

    Cons

    Contract position, less chance of growth and development. Setting apart as Googler it is very good environment.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    The best second job one could have in the Advertising/Sales job ladder

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Optimizer in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Account Optimizer in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Google full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues and teammates to work with
    Great perks that everyone raves about. It's all true!
    The ability to bring your whole self to work, warts and all.
    Opportunities to speak up and hold the leadership accountable for change/fixing real issues.

    Cons

    For folks for whom this company is the first job, there's very little genuine understanding of the value that this company provides. Everyone focuses on the perks but it takes them a while to understand the ethos / culture truly.
    No matter what the review say, at the end of the day to succeed one has to work smartly and put in their 110% to see results.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Truly the best company in the world!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Hyderābād

    I worked at Google as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Perks,flexibilty work culture is incredible,employees are given so much freedom and autonomy. No micro management. Super smart colleagues and leaders who are too passionate about their work and dont have time for office drama and politics. BEST EXPERIENCE . Have to live it to believe it!

    Cons

    None. There is nothing I can think of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Brilliant job! Great leadership and the most inspiring office environment that will surely bring out the best in anyone. But please keep a watch on free loaders and people who take advantage of the company's flexibility.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    my three years experience

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    Current Employee - Travels in Pune
    Current Employee - Travels in Pune

    I have been working at Google part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    hard work its my challenge

    Cons

    fast work & big man its my dreams

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Working at Google leaves a good experience ,but comparatively not helpful for other jobs.

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderābād

    I worked at Google full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its a cool place to work at , people there are friendly and supportive.Good work culture.

    Cons

    Working with Google Maps ,is not atall a gud fetching oppurtunity when to want to change your job.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    I was the Google student ambassador at Google India

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Google Student Ambassador in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Google Student Ambassador in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Google full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Had an amazing experience of being associated with Google .Learning, sharing and creating an impact were the key few roles. Doing impactfull events ,dealing with huge crowds and of course enjoying the opportunities provided by Google.

    Cons

    Have to balance both college and events equally. Creating a proper impact .targeting correct set of audience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Best Company to work for....

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google

    Pros

    Cool management, No Work pressure, Unlimited benefits, World class infra, No 1 Brand

    Cons

    Had to try hard for Onsite....

    Recommends
  9.  

    Good

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at Google full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good company to work for, great salary - much higher then market salaries, awesome food (but, that everybody knows i guess), lots of perks, extremely smart co-workers, I like it here.

    Cons

    you will become really fat & lazy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    smart people, great opportunities, awesome food.

    Cons

    nothing as of now. lets see in the future.

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    The best office culture and friendly environment ever seen.

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād
    Former Employee - Analyst in Hyderābād

    I worked at Google full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Relaxing job, Stressing handling job, Can have a break when ever feel a bit stressed, Do have stress busters games.

    Cons

    A bit of annoying arguments between the employees of different vendors. But healthy comversations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Perks and Increments from the vendors are not satisfactory. But would be appreciated if can b increased more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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