Insiders criticize Google's hiring practices
Original post made by Googlewatch on Oct 30, 2009
The San Francisco Chronicle reports on it's [Web Link tech blog] that Google employees are anonymously complaining online that some new employees have only "shown aptitude for having aptitude" and often have more of a sense of entitlement than a good work ethic. Meanwhile, Peter Norvig, Google's director of research, tells a book author that job applicants who were the worst at solving brain puzzles thrown at them in Google's job interviews actually ended up performing better than their high scoring colleagues when job performance was evaluated one to two years later.
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