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Helpful (3)

"Good Post Grad Opportunity"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Intern In Sales in Mountain View, CA (US)
Former Employee - Intern In Sales in Mountain View, CA (US)
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

-Great Benefits- food, gym, time off, good hours
-Lots of opportunities for interns to sit in on meetings, get contact with higher-ups
-Strong intern program in business and engineering
-Can be proud to work at Google, your friends and family will recognize your achievement and looks great on a resume
-Flexibility to work in different departments after a year or two with the company

Cons

-Actual day to day work not as exciting as it seems (lots of Excel, etc)
-Lots of gossip inside and outside the company that account managers are just "glorified telemarketers"
-Does not pay as well as finance internships though Google would like to compete with these sorts of internship programs at elite schools and campuses
-Does not seem like a place you stick around too long; a young environment with lots of movement and attrition.
-Recruiting process slow, flawed, and disorganized

Advice to Management

Improve recruiting and hiring process- it is the first part of the company to which potential employees are exposed!!

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. Helpful (3)

    "No focus or direction"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Mountain View, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Mountain View, CA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Many Cafeterias to chose from

    Cons

    Management, co-workers, try to directly copy other products, location

    Advice to Management

    Hired skilled managers before trying to build a team


  2. "awesome place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    google has managed to still stay a very good place to work even though it has grown a lot in the past few years. work life balance, culture, and professional/career growth are still top notch.

    Cons

    getting a bit bit which means more and more restrictions are in place for movement and growth, but still not as bad as other places.

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