Google Puts Brakes on Hiring

Schachter, Ken
June 2008
Red Herring;6/12/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a research report by UBS analyst Benjamin Schachter which found that the hiring pace at Internet company Google has slowed by about 50 percent in 2008 compared with 2007. The report has revealed that in the first quarter Google had 1,487 job postings versus 2,854 in 2007, a 48 percent decline. The report predicts employee growth of about 3,000 at Google in 2008. Google's rival, Yahoo has posted 1,306 job openings, a 14 percent increase over the 1,147 in the year-ago period.


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