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Lady anon1057 Supply Chain Management
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January 1970

It is very male dominated but there are lots of support groups for women and opportunities to network.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
9 hours
None taken
Yes
Yes
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Anonymous - 6671
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January 1970

It's ok. Kinda meh.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
9 hours
None taken
Yes
Yes
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Madam Jwo VP of Marketing
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January 1970

I've worked here for over 5 years. Great maternity benefits. Most of the leadership is still men, but they are working on bringing in more senior women leaders.

Job Satisfaction Level
5.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
10 hours
18 paid / 40 unpaid
Yes
Yes
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Lady design chameleon
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January 1970

Your experience varies heavily based on what role and team you are on. Find a good manager, an interesting project, and go meet the other ladies on the team.

Job Satisfaction Level
5.0
$100k-$150k
$20k-$50k
10 hours
None taken
No
Depends on what team you land on. Like any large company, there are pockets of good and pockets of bad. Find a good manager, interesting project, and talk to the women on the team.
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Madam Morae Marketing
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January 1970

I worked at Google for eight and a half years. I will say that I had the good fortune to be on a marketing team that was 95% women, and prior to that I was in HR, which was also majority women. I think that within those teams, I found the respect and fair treatment that I wanted. However, I will say that I think there are certain parts of the company that women and people of color are pushed towards (ie, the non-technical side of the house) and that definitely has an effect on my experience. I do think that sometimes it can be hard to be young and female at Google, especially on more male dominated teams with older men. You have to shout really loud and be extremely aggressive to gain respect for your opinions.

Job Satisfaction Level
5.0
$100k-$150k
$20k-$50k
10 hours
None taken
Yes
Yes
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Lady Ready Software Engineer, Tech
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January 1970

It's a lovely place to work, as long as you don't rock the boat. Except climbing the career ladder to be constant fight to prove your competency. Ideally, find and stick with a good manager, who will know you and give you opportunities to develop. Changing manager will set you back on average 6 months, in my experience. The majority of women have issues with their careers after maternity leave, unless they are still in a basic individual contributor role.

Job Satisfaction Level
2.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
9 hours
40 paid / 0 unpaid
No
As long as they are ready to move after having children, and stick with one good manager
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Lady sf_female_engineer
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January 1970

I'm worked here for 5 years in a software engineering role. I've been on several teams, and there has never been another technical woman on my team. I have often been asked if I am the PM or UX designer. In terms of career advancement, it seems that more aggressive personalities (more often male) tend to end up in leadership roles, which I find frustrating. The upside is still pretty good (compensation and perks are outstanding), but despite that, I feel like I constantly need to prove myself when working with new people, and it is difficult to see male colleagues (no more qualified than myself) move into leadership positions ahead of me.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
>$150k
$20k-$50k
10 hours
None taken
No
It has a lot of advantages, but also problems
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Lady curious1 ABP
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January 1970

It's a great place to work.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$80k-$100k
$0-$10k
10 hours
None taken
Yes
Yes
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Madam Malofa Marketing
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January 1970

I've had great opportunities at Google. And the company is doing a lot to address issues like unconscious bias. At the same time, when I found out I was paid significantly less than a male peer with less experience, my [female] VP's response was - "some people negotiate better than others." and a senior male exec recently "asked" me about my dedication post kids, mentioning his wife stopped working after having the same number of kids i do.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
>$150k
>$100k
11 hours
18 paid / 0 unpaid
No
Yes
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Lady goldielocks
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January 1970

I love the ability to shape my role and and the freedom I have to work super flexible hours. I don't know if this is a gender thing, but I can't stand the extensive bureaucracy and structure around growth and compensation-- you can only be promoted and receive pay increases at set increments, even if you're a rock star performer.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$80k-$100k
$10k-$20k
7 hours or fewer
None taken
Yes
Yes

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