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Joining Google - Employee Onboarding

Employee Sentiment

The prevailing opinion from employees about joining Google is that the company was very prepared on their first day. Google employees concluded that their overall onboarding experience was positive. 74% said their direct manager was helpful with their acclimation during the first 90 days. First impressions are important, and how prepared a company is on your first day leaves a lasting impression.

Did you have a positive onboarding experience when you were hired at your current company?
Very Prepared
42%
Prepared
29%
Somewhat Prepared
13%
Unprepared
7%
Very Unprepared
9%
How prepared was your company on your first day of onboarding?
Was your direct manager helpful with your onboarding during your first 90 days?
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Meet Your Managers

Your direct manager highly affects your experience at a company; overall managers at Google are rated an A. At Google most employees said they received feedback once a month or once a quarter. 71% of employees also said they felt comfortable giving their managers feedback. Learn More about your managers at Google.

Every week
20%
Once a month
30%
Once a quarter
29%
Once a year
12%
Never
9%
How often do you get valuable feedback on how to improve at work?
Does your boss expect you to work when you're on vacation?
Do you feel comfortable giving your boss negative feedback?
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Negotiate Salary

If you think you and your skill set should be valued higher than your offer, negotiate your salary! 45% of men and 52% of women at Google said they negotiated their salaries. On average, Google employees earn $133,066. Google ranks in the Top 15% for compensation in San Francisco. Learn More about Salaries at Google.

Average Salaries at Google by Department
$184k*
Engineering
$209k
Product
$118k*
Design
$116k*
Marketing
$84k*
Operations
$45k*
Admin
$207k
Business Dev
$104k*
Finance
$135k*
Communications
$121k*
Customer Support
$86k*
HR
$157k*
IT
$155k*
Legal
$188k*
Sales

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

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Get Acclimated

Now that you’ve joined Google, get acclimated. Is lunch a social time or do people sit at their desks? At Google the most common answer selected by employees is a 1 hour break. Understand your coworkers and why they’ve chosen to stay at Google, many employees say it’s because of the comp & benefits.

Company Mission
18%
Comp & Benefits
36%
Co-Workers
16%
Comfort & Familiarity
19%
Career Advancement Opportunities
11%
What's the main reason you stay at your current company?
>1 hour
14%
1 hour
25%
45 minutes
21%
30 minutes
24%
I eat at my desk
16%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Multiple times a week
16%
Once a week
20%
Once a month
25%
Once a quarter
21%
Never
18%
How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Professional Development

Google ranks in the Top 50% of companies for professional development in San Francisco. 66% of employees feel as though Google is beneficial to their continuous career growth, and 46% said they had a mentor at the office. Learn More about Professional Development at Google.

Do you have a mentor at work?
Does your current company provide you meaningful opportunities for career advancement?
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