- Whenever a task is automated, the employee who performed it is trained for another one worth equivalent pay.
- retrained seven times in 40 years
- looked beyond quarterly profits.
- “It comes down to trust doesn’t it?” Craigie says. “You take care of us, and we’ll take care of you.” That pledge has remained unbroken since the beginning.
Figuring out how to distinguish yourself in a crowded field and land a job is a lifelong career just by itself. If you’re trying to figure out the types of traits that top-tier employers are looking for, you could always ask. Google, at least, seems happy to answer.
In an interview with the New York Times, Google’s senior VP of people operations (read: person who hires everyone else), Laszlo Bock, explains what they’re looking for in a candidate. He starts with what they don’t look for: GPAs, he says, “don’t predict anything.” Furthermore, while a college education is overwhelmingly preferred, the number of people getting jobs at Google without a college degree has grown over time.