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Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
Choice Employer
A+
4.7/5

Awards

Best Marketing Teams of 2022Best Marketing Teams of 2022
Best Engineering Teams of 2022Best Engineering Teams of 2022
Best Places to Work in Denver 2022Best Places to Work in Denver 2022
Best Places to Work in Austin 2022Best Places to Work in Austin 2022

CEO Score

Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Sundar Pichai Google's CEO
Sundar Pichai
81 /100

Google Mission, Vision & Values

Are your company's goals clear, and are you invested in them?

Mission Statement

Organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful

Vision Statement

To provide access to the world’s information in one click

Values

  • Great isn’t good enough.
  • Focus on the user, all else will follow.
  • It’s best to do one thing really well.
  • Fast is better than slow.
  • Democracy on the web works.
  • You can make money without doing evil.
  • There’s always more information.
  • The need for information crosses all bor
  • You can be serious without a suit.
  • You don’t need to be at your desk

Google Culture At a Glance

4821 employees at Google have reviewed Google across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was a day ago.

Overall, the 4821 Google employees give their leadership a grade of A+, or Top 5% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Google are pleased with their total compensation at Google, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Google are pleased with their team. 4821 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers an A. The majority believe the meetings at Google are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Google believe the environment at Google is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Google is comfortably fast. About 56% of the employees at Google work 8 hours or less, while 11% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Google are happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
Mountain View, CA 94043
United States of America
Website
www.google.com/
Founded
1998

Company Description

Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products.

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Sundar Pichai  CEO / President
Sundar Pichai
CEO / President
Mr. Sundar Pichai has been the Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc., since October 02, 2015. Mr. Pichai leads the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google's search and consumer products, including iGoogle, Google Toolbar, Desktop Search and Gadgets, Google Pack and Gears. He has more than 15 years of experience developing high-tech consumer and enterprise products. Mr. Pichai served as Senior Vice President of Products at Google Inc. (currently known as Alphabet Inc.) from October 2014 to October 2, 2015. He served as Senior Vice President of Android, Chrome & Apps at Google Inc. from March 2013 to October 2014. Mr. Pichai served as the Head of Android Mobile Software Division at Google Inc. since March 2013. He served as the Head of the Chrome Browser & Computer Operating System at Google Inc. He served as Senior Vice President of Chrome at Google Inc. from April 2011 to March 2013. He served as Vice President of Product Management at Google Inc. He joined Google in 2004. Prior to Google, he served various engineering and product management positions at Applied Materials and served as Management Consultant of McKinsey & Company, Inc. for a variety of software and semiconductor clients. He has been a Director of Alphabet Inc. since July 2017. He served as a Director of Jive Software, Inc. from March 2011 to July 30, 2013. He served as a Member of Board of Advisors at Ruba, Inc. He was awarded an Institute Silver Medal. He was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar at the Wharton School. Mr. Pichai received a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology. He holds an M.S. in Engineering and Materials Science from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School.
Benjamin Fried  CIO
Benjamin Fried
CIO
2019 Best Engineering Department Leader
Benjamin Fried is the CIO at Google. Prior to Google, Fried was a managing director at Morgan Stanley’s Application Infrastructure group. In his most recent work at Morgan Stanley, Fried ran a wide swath of essential technology operations that are part of the Application Infrastructure group. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he did some work for Heuristicrats Research, helping to design Decision-Theoretic Scheduler technology.
Sergey Brin  Co-Founder, Director & President
Sergey Brin
Co-Founder, Director & President
Brin is president of Alphabet, the holding company that owns Google, the world's largest search-engine operator. He co-founded the Mountain View, California-based company in 1998. It handles about 3.5 billion searches a day and reported revenue of $111 billion in 2017. Other units include its research division, Google X.
Larry Page  Co-Founder, Director & CEO
Larry Page
Co-Founder, Director & CEO
Page is CEO of Alphabet, the holding company for Google, the world's largest search engine operator. He co-founded the Mountain View, California-based company in 1998, which handles about 3.5 billion searches a day and reported revenue of $111 billion in 2017. Other units include its research division, Google X.
Eric Schmidt  Executive Chairman
Eric Schmidt
Executive Chairman
Eric Emerson Schmidt is an American businessman and software engineer. He is known for being the Executive Chairman of Google from 2001 to 2015 and Alphabet Inc. from 2015 to 2017
Jon Alferness  VP, Product Management, Mobile Display and AdMob Lead
Jon Alferness
VP, Product Management, Mobile Display and AdMob Lead
VP, Product Management, Mobile Display and AdMob Lead at Google.
Daniel Alegre  President, Global Partnerships
Daniel Alegre
President, Global Partnerships
President, Global Partnerships
Darrell Arnett  Executive Vice President
Darrell Arnett
Executive Vice President
Darrell Arnett serves as the Executive Vice President of Google, Social Marketing Tools. Darrell started at Google, Social Marketing Tools in April of 2016. Darrell currently resides in Dallas/Fort Worth Area.
Jonathan Pruitt  Senior Vice President
Jonathan Pruitt
Senior Vice President
Jonathan Pruitt serves as the Senior Vice President of Google, Social Marketing Tools. Jonathan started at Google, Social Marketing Tools in April of 2016. Jonathan currently resides in Dallas/Fort Worth Area.
Marcus White  Senior Vice President Marketing
Marcus White
Senior Vice President Marketing
Marcus White serves as the Senior Vice President Marketing of Google, Social Marketing Tools. Marcus started at Google, Social Marketing Tools in October of 2018. Marcus currently resides in Jackson, Tennessee Area.

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Farah Bernier  Human Resources Partner-Chrome Engineering, OS and Go-To-Market Leadership
Farah Bernier
Human Resources Partner-Chrome Engineering, OS and Go-To-Market Leadership
Farah Bernier serves as the Human Resources Partner-Chrome Engineering, OS and Go-To-Market Leadership of .
Stacy Sullivan  VP, People Operations & Chief Culture Officer
Stacy Sullivan
VP, People Operations & Chief Culture Officer
Stacy Sullivan serves as the VP, People Operations & Chief Culture Officer of .
Erin Santana  Director of Human Resources
Erin Santana
Director of Human Resources
Erin Santana serves as the Director of Human Resources of .
Kiran Oak  HR Director
Kiran Oak
HR Director
Kiran Oak serves as the HR Director of .
Katie Bentley  Director - People Operations
Katie Bentley
Director - People Operations
Katie Bentley serves as the Director - People Operations of Google. Katie currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Judith Scimone  Director of Talent Management
Judith Scimone
Director of Talent Management
Judith Scimone serves as the Director of Talent Management of Google. Judith currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Laura Revenko  Director People Partners
Laura Revenko
Director People Partners
Laura Revenko serves as the Director People Partners of Google. Laura currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
John Casey  Director, Global Benefits
John Casey
Director, Global Benefits
John Casey serves as the Director, Global Benefits of Google. John currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Suzanne Stoller  Director, People Operations
Suzanne Stoller
Director, People Operations
Suzanne Stoller serves as the Director, People Operations of Google. Suzanne currently resides in the Greater Denver Area.
Delecia Krevet  Director, People Operations
Delecia Krevet
Director, People Operations
Delecia Krevet serves as the Director, People Operations of Google. Delecia currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Julian C  Director, People Operations
Julian C
Director, People Operations
Julian C serves as the Director, People Operations of Google. Julian currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lucy Pinto  Diversity Systems & Programs Design Manager
Lucy Pinto
Diversity Systems & Programs Design Manager
Lucy Pinto serves as the Diversity Systems & Programs Design Manager of Google. Lucy currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Mercedes Jenkins  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Staffing
Mercedes Jenkins
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Staffing
Mercedes Jenkins serves as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Staffing of Google. Mercedes currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Suezette Robotham  Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Program Manager, Google Search
Suezette Robotham
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Program Manager, Google Search
Suezette Robotham serves as the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Program Manager, Google Search of Google. Suezette currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Sydney Coleman  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Programs and Product Marketing Manager
Sydney Coleman
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Programs and Product Marketing Manager
Sydney Coleman serves as the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Programs and Product Marketing Manager of Google. Sydney currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Melonie Parker  Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Melonie Parker
Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Melonie Parker serves as the Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion of Google. Melonie currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Anthony Abraham  Global Director: Strategy, Planning and Analysis Google People Services
Anthony Abraham
Global Director: Strategy, Planning and Analysis Google People Services
Anthony Abraham serves as the Global Director: Strategy, Planning and Analysis Google People Services of Google. Anthony currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lisa Hotran  Global Head of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Business Partner Organization
Lisa Hotran
Global Head of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Business Partner Organization
Lisa Hotran serves as the Global Head of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Business Partner Organization of Google. Lisa currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Corren Turner  Global Head of Talent Insights and Market Strategy
Corren Turner
Global Head of Talent Insights and Market Strategy
Corren Turner serves as the Global Head of Talent Insights and Market Strategy of Google. Corren currently resides in the United States.
Maryanne Battles  Global Talent Acquisition Leader - Search
Maryanne Battles
Global Talent Acquisition Leader - Search
Maryanne Battles serves as the Global Talent Acquisition Leader - Search of Google. Maryanne currently resides in the Greater Seattle Area.
Rob Paczkowski  Healthcare Delivery Benefits Manager
Rob Paczkowski
Healthcare Delivery Benefits Manager
Rob Paczkowski serves as the Healthcare Delivery Benefits Manager of Google. Rob currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Shruti Tanksali  People Analyst
Shruti Tanksali
People Analyst
Shruti Tanksali serves as the People Analyst of Google. Shruti currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bill Yost  People Analyst, Voice & Googlegeist
Bill Yost
People Analyst, Voice & Googlegeist
Bill Yost serves as the People Analyst, Voice & Googlegeist of Google. Bill currently resides in the Greater Denver Area.
Melissa Calidonna  People Operations Program Manager (Google Hardware)
Melissa Calidonna
People Operations Program Manager (Google Hardware)
Melissa Calidonna serves as the People Operations Program Manager (Google Hardware) of Google. Melissa currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Patrick Chu  People Partner
Patrick Chu
People Partner
Patrick Chu serves as the People Partner of Google. Patrick currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jennifer Dasteel  People Partner
Jennifer Dasteel
People Partner
Jennifer Dasteel serves as the People Partner of Google. Jennifer currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Steve Hale  People Partner
Steve Hale
People Partner
Steve Hale serves as the People Partner of Google. Steve currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sarah Razvi  People Partner
Sarah Razvi
People Partner
Sarah Razvi serves as the People Partner of Google. Sarah currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Joseph Krayer  People Partner
Joseph Krayer
People Partner
Joseph Krayer serves as the People Partner of Google. Joseph currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tyese Battle  People Partner (HRBP)
Tyese Battle
People Partner (HRBP)
Tyese Battle serves as the People Partner (HRBP) of Google. Tyese currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.

Google Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
86%
86%
14%
Constructive Feedback
14%

Positive Reviews from Employees

What is the best part about your compensation package?

The equity is nice but dropong

What do you like best about the leadership team?

Respect, appreciation and dedication at work

What makes you most happy at work?

the free food makes me happy

Constructive Feedback from Employees

What does the leadership team need to get better at?

Higher comp level and benefits

What do your coworkers need to improve and how could you work together better?

Focus in quality of capabilities.

Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?

Lower than competitors and inequity balance between employees and exec.

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Google employees generally work 9.2 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Google report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
On a typical day, employees at Google have 4+ meetings
Meetings
A Day in the Life
85% of Google employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
Google employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
70% of Google employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
Google employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a month
Feedback
A Day in the Life
84% of Google employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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Leadership Score

In the Top 5% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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80
out of 100
Executive rating?
81
out of 100
CEO rating?
79
out of 100
Manager rating?
Top
5%

Compensation Score

In the Top 5% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Paid fairly?
Satisfied with benefits?
Top
10%

Team Score

In the Top 10% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Coworker interaction?
80
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
Top
15%

Environment Score

In the Top 15% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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7 or less
19%
8
37%
10
24%
12
9%
More than 12
11%
Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
32%
Comfortably fast
38%
Moderate
21%
A bit slow
5%
Bureaucratic
4%
Pace at work?
Positive
84%
Negative
16%
Positive work environment?
Top
5%

Outlook Score

In the Top 5% of similar sized companies on Comparably

Trending upThis category score has been trending up % since last month
83
out of 100
Future outlook?
Fantastic
44%
Good
34%
Neutral
15%
Bad
3%
Terrible
4%
Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

Google H1B Visa

In 2019, Google applied for 6643 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 73% were approved, 23% certified-withdrawn, 2% withdrawn, and 2% denied.

An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at Google unveil that 122 approved work permit applications were withdrawn before the employee’s start date, and 1524 were withdrawn by Google after the employee’s start date.

Work Permit Application Outcome

Google has a total of 61814 employees

6643
Total Applied
  • 73% Granted (4865 out of 6643)
  • 2% Denied (132 out of 6643)
  • 2% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection (122 out of 6643)
  • 23% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer (1524 out of 6643)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Google

top 10% Gender

Google currently ranks in the Top 10% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Google

top 10% Diversity

Google currently ranks in the Top 10% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Top 10%Top 10% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
37
eNPS Score
58%Promoters
21%Passives
21%Detractors

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  1. 1st
    Google
    79 / 100
  2. 2nd
    Meta
    79 / 100
  3. 3rd
    Microsoft
    76 / 100
  4. 4th
    Amazon
    74 / 100
  5. 5th
    Apple
    73 / 100

Perks & Benefits

Health & Wellness
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Gym Membership / Reimbursement
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Maternity / Paternity Leave
Financial Benefits
401K / Retirement Plan
Performance Bonus

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