Blind As A Bat: Oracle, Catz and the Heavyside Lawyer
Posted on February 19, 2020 5 Comments
Oracle has sued Google; Supreme Court accepts case which will set precedent on API ownership, fair use doctrine.
Feeling Lucky: Google Gets Into Sourcing.
Posted on March 28, 2018 2 Comments
One of the foundational premises of talent sourcing lies in the fact that traditional search engines are notoriously bad at searching for individual people and profiles, particularly as they relate to jobs. If you’re looking for something, search engines are great. If you’re looking for someone, obviously, there are a few inherent limitations to even the most […]
The G Spot: Google Gets Into the HR Tech Game, Because Why Not?
Posted on July 24, 2017 4 Comments
For a function long consigned to being something of a technological backwater, the very thought that the most ubiquitous, transformative and, arguably, the most innovative company in the history of technology has thrown its hat in the recruiting ring is, well, unbelievable. So, if today’s official launch of Google Hire, the Mountain View based behemoth’s […]
Why Google Is The Ultimate Spyware.
Posted on December 9, 2016 2 Comments
A Google product manager filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court yesterday, alleging the company’s strict internal confidentiality policies represent a breach of California labor laws. The lawsuit alleges that Google has implemented an enterprise wide “spying program” for current employees to voluntarily report coworkers and colleagues suspected of leaking confidential information or trade secrets.
The Real Reason Google Rocks at Recruiting
Posted on December 4, 2013 Leave a Comment
I was watching the movie The Internship (don’t ask), and my big takeaway, even with my fancy degree in film, was this: how the hell did Google get a feature film for an employer branding initiative? I mean, it’s not enough that they’re already the most InDemand employer according to LinkedIn, which obviously means it’s totally […]