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Amazing!

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

I have been working at Google for more than 3 years

ProsGreat benefits, amazing food & really smart people

ConsNo cons so far to date

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

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Frustrating, bureaucratic, impersonal

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

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


Pros: You have awesome, competent coworkers. The challenges are huge and you have… Cons: Blind allocation: Your initial assignment may have nothing to do with your interests or experience, and policy is that you must stay in that assignment… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of blind allocation. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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5 people found this helpful  

Contractor - Google's people and environment are awesome, but the job responsibilities and growth rate are poor.

Staffing Services Associate (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

I have been working at Google as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: Everything but the job itself. Work with cool people, eat for free, and play a… Cons: From my experience as an entry-level contractor, I feel like it's difficult to get well-rounded experience in your practice area at Google. Google hires… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on broadening the job responsibilities of your employees. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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