Topic: google

Young Job-Hunters Get Help Cleaning Up Their Online Images

Young Job-Hunters Get Help Cleaning Up Their Online Images

Almost every employer Googles potential employees. Meanwhile, almost every college student lives much of their lives online. Not surprisingly, these two facts can cause problems for young people who have posted drunken party photos or ill-advised tweets over the years. Now, colleges are helping students clean up their “Google profiles” before they embark on their first real job searches. More »

Here Are The 10 Best Places To Work In The World

Here Are The 10 Best Places To Work In The World

Do you hate your job? That sucks. Maybe you can try getting a job at SAS Institute. The analytics software company topped Great Place To Work’s list of the 25 best multinational workplaces. The list was determined by employee surveys and audits of the companies’ policies and practices. And don’t worry, if SAS doesn’t sound appealing to you, here are the nine other companies that made the top 10.  Get your resumes ready! More »

Does Google Have A Women Problem?

Does Google Have A Women Problem?

A new report in The New York Times just showed that there are no women in the top inner circle at Google. We were all so thrilled when Marissa Mayer made the big move to Yahoo that we didn’t look closely at why she may have jumped at the chance. She, along with other top women at the company, have been sidelined in the last year due to a reorganization orchestrated by CEO Larry Page. Of the seven people Mr. Page appointed to lead product areas when he reorganized the company last year, just one, Susan Wojcicki, was a woman.“There was a point at Google when the cadre of women leadership was pretty strong,” said a former Google executive. “That has changed.” Does Google, and specifically Larry Page, have an issue with women? More »

Google’s Back On Top As ‘Happiest Company’ & It Has Nothing To Do With Perks

Google's Back On Top As 'Happiest Company' & It Has Nothing To Do With Perks

CareerBliss, the organization for all that is happiness in the workplace, has named their most blissful company of the year. I doubt it comes to much of a shock that the award-winning conglomerate is everyone’s favorite work campus, Google. But I bet you can’t guess why the tech giant is so adored by it’s employees. Hint: It’s not the free massages. More »

These 25 Companies Have The Most Difficult Job Interviews

These 25 Companies Have The Most Difficult Job Interviews

On this site we have talked about some of the most difficult and weirdest questions asked on job interviews. And now jobs and career community, Glassdoor, has made an official list of the companies with the most difficult questions. That old ball buster Google made it into the top 10 but consulting firm McKinsey took the number one post. But the study pointed out that a tough interview doesn’t necessarily translate it into a bad experience. The five companies judged to have the toughest questions also carried a 50 to 70 percent positive-experience rating. The bottom five companies on the list, Amazon and Facebook included, earned a positive experience note 44 to 60% of the time. But good news, new research from Canada finds that women perform better in job interviews than men do so we can handle questions like, “How many people would use a drug that prevents baldness?” More »

8 Ways To Google-fy Your Offices

8 Ways To Google-fy Your Offices

There probably isn’t a slide in your office, and the cubicle next to you might not be shaped like a rocket ship,but encouraging interactions between staff members and sparking conversation are far from goals unique to Google. With that in mind, here are some ways to “Google-fy” your office, if you will. While some may seem ridiculous, and some really are ridiculous, the point is: you don’t have to have an inordinate budget to make your workplace more interactive, and possibly more fun. More »