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After a Twitter thread exposed the mistreatment of Black employees at Google, I ended my company's partnership to connect HBCU students with the tech giant. Here's why we decided to pull the plug.
Summary List PlacementEarlier this week I was plugging in my Christmas lights when I heard my...Summary List PlacementEarlier this week I was plugging in my Christmas lights when I heard my phone vibrate on the counter — it was a Twitter notification from my company's intern. She said in a direct message, "Read this thread." I stopped what I was doing and began skimming April Christina Curley's Twitter thread about her removal from Google and my jaw dropped. April...
Google's dominance in search proves that you don't have to be the best, you just have to be the most convenient
Summary List Placement If you've bought a new iPhone in the past few years, you might...Summary List Placement If you've bought a new iPhone in the past few years, you might not think much about the fact that when you open Safari and type in a search the results you get come from Google. Most people use Google to search on the internet anyway — what you got was what you expected. It was familiar. It was also not...
You need to prove your 'Googleyness' if you want to get a job at Google. Here's how to show off this most desired personality trait during your interview.
Google is one of the most desireable places to work, regularly topping Glassdoor's "Best Places to...Google is one of the most desireable places to work, regularly topping Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work" list. When considering who to bring on, the company looks for someone who has these four traits and weighs them equally: mastery of the actual role, cognitive ability (how smart you are), Googleyness, and leadership ability (even if you're not applying for a managerial role). Because many...