Shifting Through 2 Million Résumés
It’s no secret the company is incredibly choosy with who it picks to become “Googlers.” Bock says the company gets more than 2 million applications every year, a flood of correspondence that also includes the occasional oddity.
He got the job, in addition to something rare: an extraordinary perch from which to watch and eventually exert some influence over how a fast-moving web company with plenty of money to spend and people to study conducts itself and maintains its idiosyncratic culture.
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