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Mountain View, CA (US)
10000+ employees
1998
Company - Public (GOOG)
Internet
$10+ billion (NZD) per year
Competitors

Microsoft, Apple, Facebook

Google is not a conventional company, and we don’t intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world’s most successful organizations – a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind – but even as we continue ... Read more

Mission: Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best lunches at any company.

    Cons

    Unbelievably hard work with strenuous hours.

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Google Interviews

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    Interview

    Application handled through college, initial resume screening then a phone interview. After passing the phone interview there were multiple in person interviews conducted at their local HQ. Nice interviewers, interesting questions and a good experience.

    Interview Questions

    • General OOP questions and some questions about work culture   1 Answer
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Google Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2014
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For(#1), Fortune, 2012
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