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Updated 15 March 2019
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  • "Can be hard to maintain your work life balance" (in 365 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Your team, the perks, the culture

    Cons

    Fast paced, at times challenging to navigate


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Strategic Partner Development Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Strategic Partner Development Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, excellent systems and structures.

    Cons

    Not as customer focused as it could be.

  3. "Google software engineer apprentice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Get to learn from the best. Hands on experience for 2 years

    Cons

    The lecture provider is not very good


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing Talent. Great to have an impact"

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    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in London, England

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    amazing amazing people. super talented and smart

    Cons

    a bit difficult to make changes to the product


  5. "Senior software developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Positive environment and energy in the office

    Cons

    Hard work and very demanding


  6. "THE BEST COMPANY"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    great environment to work, good company

    Cons

    nothing to complain about them


  7. "Awesome!"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment and opportunities to grow

    Cons

    None, but I occasionally worked long hours

  8. "Program Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great People at Google LLC

    Cons

    Long hours, MTV focus, slow pace


  9. "Good for grads"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    - good people
    - 20% off at shop

    Cons

    - warehouse directors arent very nice


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Best job I have ever had!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work if you enjoy working with bright people. Employee's trusted at levels. Great facilities, wonderful food, lots of fun.

    Cons

    Not many. Expectations can be very high, which is generally good, but can put one under pressure.