Google office in New York: a dream job
• Google office in New York: a dream job
In the Google New York office is quite compact, there is a separate town for their own, but the company has tried to create a small town in a limited area. It is located in the former "land" of the New York Port Authority terminal (now an office building), built in the 30s, and occupies several floors. Although the building itself is rather big - say, larger in area than the Empire State Building. There were, for example, freight elevator shafts, which once could lift the entire truck. The building is entirely redeemed by Google, but other tenants until they depart. In order to roll out its floor, employees rely scooters. Guests office, unfortunately, does not offer.
In principle, the office is more like a huge cruise liner. At every step - entertainment and food. It is unclear how and where people work here. In office bunch of game rooms - for fans of Lego, table tennis, video games. Still there is a billiard room with a piano, and everything you need for a fun-filled entertainment. At every step - kitchenette with a meal. There are several eateries, cafes and even a massage parlor in the building. When I asked if the abundance of entertainment performance, I strictly said no effect, that Google "does not employ such people, who are more inclined to laziness than to work." In addition, for your job is watching not only the boss, but also your colleagues. Work bad in such a situation embarrassing. In Google's simple: if you have time to take their projects faster than others, you move up the career ladder. And if the career is not as important to you as any personal projects, it is possible, for example, to work 3 days a week, earn a good salary and have at the same time a lot of free time. So in Google's office created an atmosphere of freedom is not at the expense of performance.
In principle, such an office could live ... but Google employees earn very well, and with the housing they have no problems.
Those most scooters "just for Googlers." Since the building occupies an entire block, from one end to the other to go long.
Games with table tennis, table football and video games.
There is also a large collection of old consoles with games for fans of retro.
Each floor is decorated individually. Here, for example, living in a Pac-Man style. Left elevators that can be used only to Google employees, on the right - for the other tenants of the building.
In the office, a few small dishes, they are all within a five-minute distance of the workplace. All sorts of snacks, so that even those who swamped with work, could get up, quickly something to eat and get back to business. "Google" cares about the health of their employees. Please note that the bottom of the refrigerator door is opaque. There are harmful drinks. In sight standing water and healthy drinks.
All the food and drinks are free for employees. If you have time, you can just take them and cook everything that you need. Again, banks with useful products - transparent.
A harmful - opaque. There are hidden all sorts of candy and gum.
Stationery Stand. Here you can take a pen and other necessary in the stationery.
The kitchen in Lego style. In non-transparent banks again hidden harmful products and sweets. Right in transparent trays are fruits.
In the "google" for a long time take care of the health of employees and try every possible way to motivate people to lead a healthy lifestyle. Once upon a time, in the office in California was a machine that sold junk food. The price was set on the number of calories. 200 calories - 2 bucks. The more high-calorie food has, the more expensive. the machine is not now, as all the food is free.
Employees can lead to work friends, children, parents or relatives. If you are without a mother not working properly, you can go to work with my mother. Some employees who have no one to leave the kids, take them with you. Schedule a free, do what you want. The main thing is that the work was performed.
the office actually does not look right.
Another kitchenette. They say that no one has yet been able to consider QR-code on the floor.
And that such "phone booth." There are tables with monitors and a camera, you can make a video conference with another office. Or simply retire and talk on the phone.
That's how it looks. You can work here, if you are afraid of open spaces.
I must say that jobs would not be removed, so that I did not show them. But there is nothing interesting - ordinary office openspeysy. Another mini-kitchen.
The top of the old staircase. It's nice that such an interesting element retained.
As it is possible to go down to the floor below. Left hanging bag into which you can put a laptop for greater safety during the descent. Stairway to staff members only "Google", as the visitor does not cover insurance.
sofa that can push and move depending on the proximity with colleagues.
Dining Room. In general, there are many eateries. Choice in the buffet of a good hotel. The only difference is that it is necessary for a clean up.
In the dining room there is everything from pasta and salad bar to steaks that are grilled right in front of you.
where you can assemble yourself any salad.
Fresh juices and fruits for every taste.
Even ketchup then brewed by hand!
Coffee is prepared in a very good coffee shop.
Please note that the dining room has high chairs for those who came to work with children.
The walls are green places.
Yield on the roof. Lovely quiet area.
View from the top of a typical New York.
On the roof tried to make the corner, in the Highline Park in New York.
It has turned out well. In the office, "Google" have any place to work that one could think of. Do you want to - work on the roof under the stars.
Do you want to - in a chair under a palm tree.
Do you want to - sit in the corridor.
It is possible on a couch.
And you can fall apart here in this niche.
As you can see, there is no dress code in Google no. You can go as you like, as long as not to cause inconvenience to others. But for racism or homophobia can easily dismiss.
It is possible to massage the back, admire the views from the window and ponder their future projects.
Work, in principle, can be anywhere, the main thing all the time to keep in touch with his team.
A variety of types of jobs, of course, amazing.
And unexpectedly found empty halls.
Employees, among other things, very good medical insurance, higher salaries, and 5 weeks of vacation per year.
The company completely nothing restricts its employees. Do you want to work from home? Work. Do you want to play all day on the console? Play. Do you want to eat, swim in the pool, lying on a massage table? Do whatever you want. The most important thing is to carry out tasks. And again, for the employees, there is no special control. The work team, and here it is important not to let the team. This is the main control and the most effective motivation.