Google Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated 16 May 2020

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  1. "Good employer to work for, among some very clever people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  2. "A great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cloud Solution Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work place Great customers & projects Great benefits

    Cons

    It is hard to evolve vertically from individual contributor to a manager. Performance evaluation process could be very frustrating

    Google2020-01-09
  3. "Complacent Management slows down progress"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great brand to work for Great benefits and facilities

    Cons

    Middle management gets complacent and blocks career progress and mobility of new talent

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    Google2019-12-02
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    "Good for certain kinds of people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in London, England

    I worked at Google full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great benefits great people to work with good feeling of community

    Cons

    workforce are very young and geeky there is a lot of management-speak they are not honest about bad news

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    Google2019-03-18
  5. "Still great for being a large company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Google full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Forward looking Engaged with employees Great benefits

    Cons

    It's become a big company and has the pains which that incurs (slower decision making, more layers etc)

    Google2019-01-21
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    "Golden Handcuffs"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Industry Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Clever people - Great benefits - Quirky surprises every so often

    Cons

    - Took a massive paycut initially - Sales teams are very cut throat - Some real bad managers who get promoted because of office politics

    Google2018-02-28
  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Operations Associate in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Google full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, smart people, nice environment.

    Cons

    For contractors is very hard to get a permanent position.

    Google2017-10-25
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