The career progression and promotion at google is based on "move the needle" a.k.a. launches. You launch a service, or a major overhaul, and you put it in your promo package. No one ever fu----g get promoted for 'maintaing" or “fixing... — read more
Who is laughing now?
What do you think his behavior means?
Either I will manage to get an internal job or I will have to leave this place. What are your experiences with getting internal roles?
I thought that it would take me much less time to find a new job. It seems that the dynamics of the industry have turned upside down more than I could have guessed. I am interested in your experiences with looking for new opportunities.
When was the last time you checked the stock price? I encourage you to do that. It's been going down for nearly a year and I don't think it's going to change trajectory any time soon. Everybody knows that the best way to appease shareholders in... — read more
Google is definitely a better place than Amazon: https://www.businessinsider.com/former-amazon-employees-who-work-at-google-share-horror-stories-2022-9
I don't work at Google, but my dad does and I'm getting a bit worried with all the talk about layoffs. Lately, I've been reading about more projects being canceled but it never says what happens to people who worked on those projects. Are they laid... — read more
People are being ridiculous with all the speculating and wild guessing. Yes, the goal is to make the company 20 percent more efficient. That can be done in a variety of ways, not just through layoffs. Will there be some cuts? Sure. But thinking the... — read more
It's time for Karma to kick your a-s! https://www.axios.com/2022/09/09/doj-antitrust-google-hearing-search-dominance
For now, there is only speculation about the headcount cuts that Pichai mentioned in the context of making the company 20% more efficient. Perhaps someone has more insights? Some are already saying that the cuts could be huge. I refuse to... — read more
The news about plans to limit employee travel to business critical trips only did not surprise me at all. It would be surprising though if it was decided that huge executive pay gets cut first. I'm curious, once employee perks are cut, will they... — read more
Google clearly practices age discrimination against 40+: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/does-google-have-an-age-problem-5043186/
Earlier this week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai suggested he wanted to make the search-engine giant 20 percent more efficient—and hinted that could mean a reduction in... — read more
What I find amazing is how few of us actually work in R&D in google where we are contributing to the revenue of the company. It's like a social club where we do cool things, none of which is important. And the 3 people in the back toiling away on... — read more
that Amazon is planning a release of its own Search Engine known for now with the code name "Tapir" which will eclipse both google and bing.
Amid layoffs at Big Tech companies and a freeze in hiring, search engine giant Google has warned its employees to either boost performance or prepare to leave if the third quarter results are not as expected, media reports... — read more
I am happy for the colleagues who left and who are now much better compensated, but I have to admit that I was surprised by how much of an increase some of them got. It seems that most of us here are very underpaid?
That's my opinion anyway. How much has Google changed since you started working here?
https://wap.business-standard.com/article/international/there-will-be-blood-on-streets-google-execs-warn-employees-about-layoffs-122081300370_1.html As Big Tech companies begin to lay off employees in the global economic downturn, Google... — read more
Fiona Cicconi, chief people officer at Google, said the Mountain View, CA-based company is still hiring and doesn’t have plans for layoffs at the moment. “We’re asking teams to be more focused and efficient, and we’re working out what that means as... — read more
I am close to getting a job offer at manager level in sustainability team. They still have not told me anything about compensation. How much does this pay approximately? Also, is the team safe from layoff and RIFs? thanks for your help
Nearly 40% of Gen Z prefers using #TikTok and Instagram for search over Google, according to Google's internal data
Considering what's been happening at other tech giants (just look at Microsoft and Meta), I don't see a way for this to play out without at least some RIFs. The only question is how many and what will be affected. The next few months will be... — read more
Hi Googlers, Hard to believe we’re already through the first half of 2022. It’s the right opportunity to thank everyone for the great work so far this year, and to share how my Leads and I are thinking about H2. The uncertain global economic... — read more
Google tells staff to act ‘more entrepreneurial.’ Translation: Work harder, or else Sundar Pichai, boss of Google and its parent Alphabet, told employees to “be more entrepreneurial” and work with “more hunger” in a staff-wide email that warned of... — read more
I got an offer but I worry about all the layoffs happening in tech right now.
To be honest, I hate it. I’m thinking of going to Twitter.
All the hardworking American employees who were laid off in Cloud are already being replaced - with people from cheaper markets, of course. We all know what markets those are. At least 200 "support roles" to be filled following layoffs. Not that... — read more
For people to have to find out about layoffs from media reports? How inconsiderate management has to be to allow for something like that to happen. I feel for every single person in Cloud who was affected by this. This just shows how little Google... — read more
Which companies are hiring right now in software industry - startups or mid-sized or large companies.
How many of ppl working in Google Cloud will leave to join Azure?
Not sure how he got appointed as Juniper CTO. He moved out as he understands that he doesn't fit into that role. How effective is he at Google?
Anyone have any idea who these 20% are and when will they find out? I thought Google was going to allow everyone to work remotely and I sold my house in Boston and moved back to Oklahoma. I am worried they are going to make me come in the office in... — read more
I was a shocked to read that Google will only allow it's employees to work from home 14 days per year, with approval. I was surprised by this, as I previously believed leadership would be more innovative. To each their own, but I hope employees... — read more
I see the wizards from ORCL are bringing the likes of GBP and DM to turn Google Cloud into a process laden nightmare. Best of luck, those divisions will force various matrices and approval processes to a level you haven't imagined. Whatever customer... — read more
Less than a month after acquiring Actifio, Google plans to lay off over 50 workers. Merry Christmas guys and gals and welcome to Google! Actifio Inc., which Google acquired this month for an undisclosed sum, is planning to lay off over 50 workers... — read more