PiP at Apple/Google

Aug 19, 2018 16 Comments

Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are known to PiP candidates a lot.

How often does Apple/Google PiP engineers ?

Asking out of curiosity as there aren't many data points on blind.


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TOP 16 Comments
  • Amazon / Eng onMyWay
    Google PIPs just as much as those other three, but from my experience it’s quite taboo to talk about anything related to it. It’s not a part of the google culture I guess.

    After all, no company will survive if it harbors under-performers. Except maybe Cisco or something
    Aug 19, 2018 3
    • Intuit Zpj2bk1
      Does google really need top performers anymore? They dominate search and rake it billions for it. I highly doubt that’s going to be disrupted.
      Aug 19, 2018
    • Amazon Spock78
      Of course Google needs top performers. Remember Yahoo, AltaVista, WebCrawler, etc search engines? Me either for the most part. Yahoo is a shell what it was. Google will end up that way if they don’t keep challenging employees and bringing on top performers
      Aug 20, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng Hcune
    Microsoft PIP? You have to absolutely mess up at MSFT

    FB on the other hand fires left and right. Some don’t graduate from bootcamp and get axed lol
    Aug 19, 2018 7
    • Facebook coffee?
      Jeez you guys let your imagination run wild.
      Aug 19, 2018
    • Google / Eng YFvq18
      Nov 3, 2018
  • Apple RcvW67
    Apple has started to aggressively pip people. Watch out!
    Apr 29, 2019 0
  • Amazon / IT

    Amazon IT

    7+ years IT experience mainly in E-commerce, Api dashboard making, parallely teaching from 6+ years on how to crack interviews with DSA and System Design
    I am in amazon n saw its part of Amazon's culture to put developers or tester in Dev plan and Pip, many people suffer this, is this suffering is common in Google?
    Sep 6, 2019 0
  • New / Eng Europoor
    What is PiP?
    Aug 19, 2018 1
    • Microsoft Yeeezu
      Performance improvement plan/program.

      Basically a heads up saying you'll be soon asked to leave the company for performance reasons if you fail to blow our minds off in the next 6 months.

      It's possible to get out of PiP, but most people just quit the company
      Aug 19, 2018


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