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Google is an unconventional company. That extends to the company’s official policy on job titles which can be summarized as: whatever you want to put on your business card is pretty much OK.
It might not seem like it, but a huge amount of work goes into that little tiny search bar in the corner of your browser. Google employs literally thousands of people to make sure all its other services are working properly, too. So, how do they get it done? What equipment do they use?
Dennis Crowley sold his first startup to Google. His second, Foursquare, has nearly 100 employees, 16 million users, and it is creeping towards a billion-dollar valuation. Crowley is the poster child for New York’s burgeoning tech scene, but his success didn’t happen over night.
Google is one of the best technology companies, with some of the most enviable perks in the world. And yet, it has still lost thousands of employees, according to data from LinkedIn. Where all the former Googlers are landing?
Not surprising: Google employs the most ex-Microsoft employees. More surprising: Expedia employs more ex-Microsoft employees than Facebook.