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How to Get a Job at Google – NYTimes.com

04 Mar

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LAST June, in an interview with Adam Bryant of The Times, Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google — i.e., the guy in charge of hiring for one of the world’s most successful companies — noted that Google had determined that “G.P.A.’s are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are worthless. … We found that they don’t predict anything.” He also noted that the “proportion of people without any college education at Google has increased over time”…

Thomas Adam Johnson‘s insight:

Not only does this article explain how Google doesn’t look for high GPAs in hiring its employees, but it explains the traits it does look for.  You might be quite astonished to read what they actually look for, especially in leaders.

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