-led people in projects and maintenance -plenty of work to stay busy -constant change -management utilities for tracking all work to within 15 minutes -finishing projects on time a plus -repetitiveness of work a challenge -understaffing for certain tasks problematic -far too much content to learn; not enough time to learn it all
Fulfillment Manager (Former Employee) – New York, NY – June 16, 2016
Super smart people, fast-paced strategic decisions, team-based environment. Would recommend the company to entrepreneurial-minded individuals who are comfortable with frequent change in unchartered territory.
Associate Account Strategist (Current Employee) – Mountain View, CA – June 15, 2016
Google is a fun place to work with a great atmosphere. The perks and benefits are great. Roles are very singularly task oriented since it is such a huge company, and though it is a "friendly" company, it is big, so it can be corporate at times.
Tons of huge opportunities for growth here, though moving upward internally is very difficult.
Youtube (Current Employee) – Sacramento, CA – June 12, 2016
I indirectly work for Google, my videos on Youtube make enough views that advertisements are able to pop up on my videos. The Advertisements make "Ad-Revenue", I don't know much else about it, I just know that Google makes money, and I end up making money. I don't make much because I'm not a HUGE youtuber. But at the end of the day, the money isn't what I care about, it's the fun. I'd say Youtube is more as an internship as I learn more about other people and connect in a way that I never would've thought I could.
Work when you want to work. It doesn't feel like a job.
saddsa sdf sfsdsdf (Former Employee) – San Francisco, CA – June 8, 2016
Google is as great to work for as everyone thinks. It is a very relaxed and collaborative work culture. Lost of free time to do what you need to in your personal life, able to bring your dog(s) into work and everyone is extremely friendly. This has probably the greatest company I have worked for because of the overall culture of the company.
The only problem I have would be the fact that some teams give you very short notice on whether or not you will stay with the next every quarter. I am always in a panic when it comes close to the end of the quarter.
Student Ambassador (Former Employee) – Lawrenceville, GA – June 7, 2016
Had the opportunity to be selected twice as a Google Student Ambassador. I was invited on an all-expenses-paid trip out to Google's HQ in Mountain View, CA along with ~ 200 other ambassadors from schools all across the nation and the world. Got to hear from representatives from different teams across Google and went back to my campus to spread Google awareness to fellow students and faculty. Google is a stellar company to work for!