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Google Reviews

Updated 28 Jan 2020

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4.4
88%
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91%
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Pros
  • "free food, as well as other free stuff(in 925 reviews)

  • "Lots of smart people to learn from(in 762 reviews)

Cons
  • "It can be difficult to keep a work life balance (although it is not expected for you to overwork yourself)(in 404 reviews)

  • "It is a very big company so you may lost in such crowd(in 352 reviews)

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  1. "Dream job"

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

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

    Pros

    Great environment, dream job for any CS major

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Google2020-01-26
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Amazing culture , great people and benefits

    Cons

    Too big/ Politics, can feel lost

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    Google2020-01-25
  3. "Amazing"

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

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

    Pros

    Great place cant recommend enough

    Cons

    not much free time involved

    Google2020-01-23
  4. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Strategic Account Manager 

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

    Pros

    Lovely environment. Great opportunity for career progression

    Cons

    Lack of guidance sometimes

    Google2020-01-23
  5. "Good employer to work for, among some very clever people"

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    Current Employee - Global Insights Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues Good work life balance Great benefits

    Cons

    Increasingly bureaucratic, lots of red tape Becoming less transparent (by Google standards, so still better than most) Internal mobility becoming more difficulty if you want to change jobs

    Google2020-01-21
  6. "It is a fantastic position"

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    Former Employee - Archivist 

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Google is a good place to work

    Cons

    Technology often attracts awful people

    Google2020-01-14
  7. "Great company, but is getting a little too big"

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

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

    Pros

    - The pay + benefits are mostly good. - Good work-life balance - You may be able to work on something that you actually use every day

    Cons

    - You might feel like you are just a cog in a huge machine - All the noises created by the activists/leakers from the company is just really distracting

    Google2020-01-26
  8. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to grow personally and professionally

    Cons

    Can be stressful at times

    Google2020-01-11
  9. "It is good"

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    Current Employee - Finance Director 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Communication and management of funds are good.

    Cons

    Some tasks should be done on time

    Google2020-01-24
  10. "Google place to work for"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager 

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

    Pros

    Large company, lots of potential

    Cons

    Can be just a cog in a machine

    Google2020-01-23
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