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Who Can Help For Overloaded UI in US – Google Creates Unemployment Application Portal for New York State Labor Department

Google said it has created an application portal to help New York State respond to an unprecedented surge in unemployment filings after the economy was shut down by the coronavirus outbreak. The effort, called “Tech Surge”, is a partnership with Google Cloud, Deloitte, and Verizon to improve the reliability of the state’s online and telephone-based … Continue reading

Google – Hiring is slowing down

Google Inc. is slowing down as it grows up. With revenue growth ebbing, profit margins shrinking and shares flat, Google is curbing hiring and seeking ways to run its sprawling empire more efficiently, according to recruiters, venture capitalists and others familiar with the matter…   The clearest sign of the new attitude: Google added 1,819 … Continue reading

Google Targeted Ads and the Gender Gap – High paying jobs shown to man more than women research finds

Using AdFisher, we conducted 21 experiments using 17,370 agents that collected over 600,000 ads. Our experiments found instances of discrimination, opacity, and choice in targeted ads of Google. Discrimination, is at some level, inherent to profiling: the point of profiling is to treat some people differently. While customization can be helpful, we highlight a case … Continue reading

Google Hire Spree – 30,000 more workers in California

Google may be on course to expand  its already large  workforce in the San Francisco area by 30,000 more people. With more and more property being leased and bought, Phil Mahoney, a broker with commercial realty firm Cornish & Carey, said,”I’ve never seen anything like this sort of expansion from any one company.” via Google’s … Continue reading

Apple, Google – The Silicon Valley’s Hiring Conspiracy

Steve Jobs wouldn’t appear to have been an emoticon guy, but history will show that on at least one occasion, when words failed to convey his delight, he resorted to one. It was March 2007, and Jobs had received an e-mail from Eric Schmidt, then Google’s (GOOG) chief executive officer and a board member at … Continue reading

Jobs problem will be “the defining one” for next 20- 30 years says Google chief in Davos 2014

“It’s clear to me that we can get full employment, but wages are still depressed,” Schmidt told the forum. Continue reading

Google / The Objectives and Key Results Ranking System (OKR)

When Google was less than a year old, John Doerr, one of its investors, made a presentation pitching the company on using a organizational system called Objectives and Key Results, or OKRs. The OKR system came from Intel. Google took to OKRs pretty much immediately and has been using it ever since.OKRs are a simple … Continue reading

Google+ / A Recruiter’s Advantage

Most likely you’re already using LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, but what many recruiters don’t know is that Google+ is starting to make an impact Continue reading

Working At Google / It’s hard when it’s standard to be awesome

It’s hard to get promoted quickly, since the person above you as well as at your level both have great educations and strong work ethics Continue reading

Job Search / Integrating Social Media in Your CV

The jobs market has become increasingly more competitive in the economic downturn. Job candidates need to utilise all the resources at their disposal to make a great impression. Naturally, you must ensure your CV is as impressive as possible, carefully detailing your skills, experience and expertise. However, your CV will make you more attractive to … Continue reading

Does education really matter when recruiting ?

From an interview with Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google On the hiring side, we found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time. How many golf balls can you fit into an airplane? How many gas stations in Manhattan? A complete waste of time. They don’t predict anything. They serve primarily to … Continue reading

Tech Companies / What the newly hired get

What the newly hired get at Tech Companies. Facebook, LinkedIn, Square, Google, Apple, Twitter, Dropbox, Airbnb and more Continue reading

Interview scores had no correlation with performance ?

Google has found that interview scores had no correlation with performance, of those who got hired Continue reading

India / Google voted best workplace

Google once again took the top honour of being the best workplace in India Continue reading

Interview / Tricky questions are a complete waste of time says Google

“We found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time. How many golf balls can you fit into an aeroplane? How many gas stations in Manhattan? A complete waste of time,” said Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock Continue reading

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