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Google Slows Down Recruiting

by David Brooks | 15.01.2009
Looks like even Google’s feeling the pinch from the recession, they’ve publicly announced on their blog that they will be cutting their recruitment. See below for a quote:

“As we made clear during our last quarterly earnings call in October, Google is still hiring but at a reduced rate. Given the state of the economy, we recognized that we needed fewer people focused on hiring.

Our first step to address this was to wind down almost all our contracts with external contractors and vendors providing recruiting services for Google. However, after much consideration, we have with great regret decided that we need to go further and reduce the overall size of our recruiting organization by approximately 100 positions….”

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