Thursday, February 10, 2005

Google's recruitment struggles impacting expansion.

The Wall Street Journal today ran an article describing how Google's expansion plans were being slowed by its recruitment process.

"Can we hire the quality and quantity of people we want to? No," said co-founder Sergey Brin, speaking before several hundred analysts at Google's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters. "We're underinvesting in our business because of the limitations of hiring." Google said it has more than 3,000 employees, up from 2,292 in June.

The article appears to be for subscribers only.