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Google Employees Confessions Reveal That Working At Google Isn't As Awesome As You Think

Google is one of the biggest companies in the world right now and is well respected by many, mainly because of its tendency to boost the use of technology in various aspects of life. So, it's no surprise that for many job aspirants, a position at Google is seen as a dream. Many feel like working at a place like Google will help them realize their dream of playing a part in making the world a better place, and also, give them something substantial to brag about!
But is that really the case? Is the reality of working at Google in line with what people imagine it to be? Let's find out!

Google Employees Confessions Reveal That Working At Google Isn't As Awesome As You Think

Google Employees Confessions Reveal That Working At Google Isn't As Awesome As You Think

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1. Google hires the best, as everyone's overqualified!

1. Google hires the best, as everyone's overqualified!

And a job like that cannot provide the expected level of satisfaction.

2. There is too much competition inside...

2. There is too much competition inside...

And so, in order to get into the good projects, you need to prove yourself to be different than the others.

3. Metrics are given too much importance...

3. Metrics are given too much importance...

And so, if you do something that cannot be measured, it is as good as worthless.

4. You don't get time-off.

4. You don't get time-off.

Google makes you reach the limit of your productivity. And the culture is such that you won't get any time off, even on weekends.

5. Honesty among colleagues is a rare thing...

5. Honesty among colleagues is a rare thing...

People there are very territorial, so unless you have a friend there, it's hard to be honest with anyone.

6. Projects get cancelled arbitrarily all the time.

6. Projects get cancelled arbitrarily all the time.

Not only that, the people who were working on canceled projects are denied promotions because they were unable to make an impact.

7. They have some over-promoted managers.

7. They have some over-promoted managers.

And that is a huge minus point.

8. Google overpromises during hiring.

8. Google overpromises during hiring.

One huge allegation is that the company makes several vague promises during hiring, but does not seem to deliver them.

9. Google doesn't quite prepare you for future jobs.

9. Google doesn't quite prepare you for future jobs.

That's because their way of working is very different than most of the other firms.

10. Only techies can feel like they're making some real difference...

10. Only techies can feel like they're making some real difference...

If you're in some non-technical field, such as sales, you will definitely feel sidelined when it comes to making a difference.

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