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  • "The people are great and almost always assume the best of you; I never had bad interactions or felt the need to 'prove myself'.(in 3004 reviews)
  • "great benefits and I do believe they build some of the best products out there.(in 2301 reviews)
  • "It was a great environment and culture that I looked forward to going to every day.(in 1745 reviews)
  • "In those positions you can have a good work/life balance and just use all the benefits(in 1516 reviews)
  • "Would recommend Software Engineering/Development/PM at Google if you want a nice comfy job with perks and good pay.(in 1262 reviews)
  • "Long hours and your time put into a position where you may not even advance.(in 560 reviews)
  • "bad management and rude to customers(in 492 reviews)
  • "People are forced out by bad managers via bad annual reviews and PIP program to get there friends in there.(in 420 reviews)
  • "Much work to do and stress(in 207 reviews)
  • "Competitive and late working hours(in 177 reviews)
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    1. 5.0
      28 Sept 2023
      Current Employee
      Hong Kong
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      Good pay and good package


      Not so much bad thinngs

      1. 5.0
        29 Aug 2023
        Onboarding Specialist
        Current Employee
        Hong Kong
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        This presents a great development opportunity


        Not much of cons to be found.

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