Recruiting at Google in India


While in India recently, I had the opportunity to meet the head of Google India, Shailesh Rao. India is in an economic boom with a GDP growth of 9 percent (compared to 3 percent with the US) in an extremely competitive talent market. It is interesting to see how Google, one of the most innovative companies today, is addressing the talent challenge. In short, what can we learn from this smart and innovative company about how they address the talent challenge in a hyper growth market?

I wrote this article for Kennedy information and you will see how recruiting decisions are made at Google. Leveraging the collective intelligence: mainly relies on two core techniques: interviewing and reference checking. We of course like the collective feedback as we provide tools that just do that, our automated reference check (reference Checkup) and 360 Checkup (simplified 360 feedback tool).

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