Google is, quite possibly, one of the most well-known companies in the world. It’s reputation as a product and service is second to none, and now, it’s reputation as an employer is just as well-known. That’s why when Glassdoor released its “Best Places to Work” in 2018 list, it wasn’t a shock that Google came in at number five.
What’s Google doing better than its competitors? Here are five things that helped them land on Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” in 2018:
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Every employee wants to be heard. They want management to listen to their opinions and treat them as an equal. At Google, that’s exactly what you’ll get. You’ll be trained at every point in your career and given the tools and resources you need to make your own decisions.
Imagine going into work every day to be with some of the brightest minds in the business. According to one Glassdoor review, “The people that work at Google makes coming in everyday enjoyable. Folks care about their work and are very self motivated.” The people who work at Google are constantly pushing the needle further to improve the business and helping each other be better professionals.
Values & Beliefs
Google offers the world a product and service that impacts billions of people and helps connect people from all over the globe. Its mission is to offer information in an easily accessible way to its users. Unlike other successful organizations, as it continues to grow, it’s committed to maintaining a “small-company feel.”
In order to maintain that tight-knit atmosphere, Google offers many opportunities to its employees so they can have fun on daily basis. It offers bikes, pool tables, and foosball – to name a few fun perks. Google knows the importance of making sure its employees have fun while doing what they love!
Many companies focus on satisfying their customers, and only their customers. Google cares about its employees just as much as it cares about its users. One employee said, “At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.” It’s important to make sure the people that are making its vision come to life, are getting the most out of their time at the company.
Now that you know more about Google as an employer, you may be thinking this could be the place for you! Check out its Glassdoor page and learn more about its culture, involvement in the community, and the type of candidate that will excel there. If you’re interested in applying, check out its open positions!
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