With more than a decade working at Google, Viktoriya Massand is the perfect person to share her success with others about working at Google. Viktoriya is known for her willingness to roll up her sleeves and get work done with a great attitude. On today’s episode, she recalls her time working with Alan. They discuss promotions, their mutual love for Google, and company reorganizations. Tune in to hear interview tips, ideal candidate qualities, and lessons Viktoriya has learned along the way.
In This Episode:
[04:47] Viktoriya shares her background and recalls her time working with Alan
[19:47] Accepting the position and negotiations
[31:54] Viktoriya explains why she was in her different roles
[37:58] Alan and Viktoriya discuss promotions
[50:14] Why Viktoriya has chosen to stay at Google for so long
[59:47] The parts of her job she loves so much she would do for free
Choose the company you want to work for and get your foot in the door. You can network and apply within to get to the position you want.
Being self-motivated and having the ability to get things done is important at Google. They give you the responsibility.
You don’t always have control of the role you are in. You do have control of the work you do in the role, the attitude you have doing it, and the communication that you have with your supervisors.
Viktoriya Masand grew up in Kiev, Ukraine, and came to the US after high school with her family. Viktoriya’s family settled in Indianapolis, IN, where she attended Purdue University and Indiana University Kelley School of Business and worked at Sallie Mae, a financial services company.
Viktoriya moved to California in 2011 to work at Google where she works with top ChromeOS partners to optimize their applications for Chromebooks. Before moving to ChromeOS, Viktoriya launched and led a global co-sell program for ~200+ technology companies that build their businesses on Google Cloud Platform. Viktoriya loves spending time with her two sons who are the loves of her life. Together, they love to read, color, play and learn!